Drag queen Courtney Act has been crowned the winner of Celebrity Big Brother.
The Rupaul’s Drag Race star was the big favorite to go in the final and beat the rival Ann Widdecombe in the second place.
Courtney – real name Shane Janek has said that he was “a little ironic”, she received the title of “the Year of the Woman” on the theme of the series.
During his time in the house, she has been praised for the way she talks with the other, gender and sexuality.
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At the beginning of the final, Courtney was against Ann Widdecombe, Jess Impiazzi, Wayne Sleep, and Shane Lynch.
“It’s ok to be different”
It came down to a vote between her and former Conservative MP Ann – with Courtney search really shocked to be named the winner.
“I don’t know what this means, is this real life?” she was asked by host Emma Wants.
She then revealed how much he meant, by saying that it was “surprising that the public has voted for me.”
“My inspiration comes in the house was that teenager who did not know where he was, or how it was mounted to and feeling inspired by the Spice Girls – and I don’t know what it meant, but knowing if it was ok for them to be different, then it’s ok for me to be different.
“I guess it is the validation that it is ok to be different.”
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Courtney was particularly celebrated for his approach to his fellow competitor to India Willoughby, who is transgender, and has admitted to having a “phobia about drag queens”.
Talk to colleagues, roommates, Courtney has recognized why India might feel this way.
“I think the thing she struggled with is that people can see me and see and think that we’re all the same thing.
“She had never identified as a drag queen. The trail is more based on performance, the siena is about gender identity. It has never been a man, but she had the body of a man.”
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Second place Ann Widdecombe has also been a bit confused by the final result.
“I am completely bemused. Apparently, I’m the runner-up in Celebrity Big Brother. Do you know how many times I’ve turned this program?”
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Ann faced criticism for openly being against gay marriage – which did not go well with Courtney.
During his time as a MEMBER of parliament, the 70-year-old has voted against every pro-LGBT legislation.
And speaking of Emma Willis, she said she didn’t want to be changing his point of view.
“Look, you have no reason yourself to a position on a large number of years, and then, suddenly, during a couple of conversations decide “oh I got it wrong”.
“I am happy to come the second is that it is an endorsement of freedom of expression.
“If people are agree with me or not is not the point. I exercised my freedom to say what is old-fashioned.”
With the serious problems of the road, Courtney has also spoken of his bromance with fellow roommate, Andrew Brady.
We asked him how many strokes of the heart that she had on him, Courtney said: “as much As he wants.”
The praise Andrew for his attitude, she said: “He is so comfortable with everyone and everything.
“If more straight guys were more like him, the world would be a better place.”
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