Who is the new Celebrity Big Brother house?

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Eight new stars who have performed in (with their umbrellas) in the Celebrity Big Brother house on Tuesday evening.

This series is a bit different from the normal – the first batch of housemates are all female, although male contestants will be added to the end of this week.

Channel 5 said that it was launching the program with the only female of the cast to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of women over 30 being given the vote.

The former Liverpool player John Barnes will be the first man to come into the house on Friday.Why Celebrity Big Brother is going all-female

“Put the women in first and allowing them to settle and take control of the house before the men arrive to create a dynamic, interesting,” Tamsin Dodgson, Celebrity Big Brother’s executive director, said to BBC News.

“How different groups deal with power and what is the impact of gender-really? Basically if it will be a lot of fun to watch.”

Here are this year’s contestants (so far):

Jess Impiazzi

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