Celebrity Big Brother has officially returned to Channel 5 for another unpredictable series guaranteed to be filled with lots of drama, tantrums and the inevitable ejections.
Among the new line-up of celebrity hopefuls to enter the Big Brother house was Pineapple Studios dancer Louie Spence, Loose Woman host Carol McGiffin and US reality star Courtney Stodden, famous for marrying 53-year-old actor Doug Hutchison when she was 16.
Following appearances on Celebrity Love Island, I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, Hole in the Wall and Winter Wipeout, its seems that Sophie Anderton is after another fix of reality TV.
The English model is known for her tantrums and may not cope well with the tricks the producers have up their sleeves.
She was joined by Abz Love from 90s boyband 5ive, Geordie Shore's Charlotte Crosby, US actor Dustin Diamond and Lauren Harries, a child prodigy who later had a sex-change.
Also appearing is Botox doctor Danielle Marr, Mario Falcone from TOWIE, Les Battersby actor Bruce Jones and Vicky Entwistle, who played his screen wife Janice in Coronation Street.
Former football manager Ron Atkinson rounds up the list of contestants entering the house.
Presenter Emma Willis has replaced Brian Dowling as host of the show, now in its third year on Channel 5 after being dropped by Channel 4.
While you decide who you will be backing this time around, let's meet the contestants...
This article was first published
on August 23, 2013