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Frankie Grande, Christopher Biggins reportedly heading into Celebrity Big Brother house

2016-07-28
It looks as though the line-up for this year's Celebrity Big Brother has been revealed, and it looks like we're in for another classic. 33-year-old Broadway actor, TV host and brother of Ariana Grande, Frankie Grande is one of the names that leaked in a list that also includes inconic British actor Christopher Biggins, controversial former X-Factor contestant Katie Waissel and former EastEnders star Ricky Norwood. This isn't Frankie Grande's first time ot the Big Brother rodeo, however - he competed in the American version of the show back in 2014, where he introduced himself as "the brother of one of the most famous people earth". His friendship with straight fellow housemate Zach Rance garnered a lot of attention during the pair's time on the show, earning the pair the nickname 'Zankie' and even inspiring some fan fiction based on their bromance. 1c03bc40-eff6-0131-6d70-0aa0f90d87b4 Frankie and Zach had a notable 'bromance' on Big Brother USA Meanwhile, Ariana herself recently told Attitude that she considers Frankie her ultimate gay icon - click here to find out more. The rumoured contestants of this summer's CBB are as follows: Frankie Grande - brother of US singer Ariana Grande Katie Waissel - former X Factor contestant Christpher Biggins - actor and presenter Rick Norwood - former Eastenders star Sam Fox - '80s pop star Marnie Simpson - Geordie Shore Lewis Bloor - The Only Way Is Essex Stephen Bear - Ex On The Beach  Saira Khan - The Apprentice runner-up Beth Chapman - Dog The Bounty Hunter Helen Lederer - Absolutely Fabulous star Michael James Whale - radio host Renee Graziano - Mob Wives star Storage Hunters' Colin Newell Grant Bovey -  property magnate and ex-husband of Anthea Turner Aubrey O'Day - singer Chloe Khan (formerly known as Chloe Mafia) - former X Factor contestant Celebrity Big Brother starts tonight (July 28) on Channel 5 at 9pm. More stories: First Dates' Paddy White talks trolls, gay-on-gay hate and becoming the victim of revenge porn Exclusive: The gay vicar who married in secret to avoid the church’s disciplinary procedures