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Christopher Biggins to become highest-ever paid star on Celebrity Big Brother with €180,000 deal - reports

Geraldine Gittens

Published 25/07/2016 | 08:13

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King of the Jungle Christopher Biggins has reportedly agreed a £150,000 (€179,470) deal with Channel 5 to take part in the new Celebrity Big Brother series.

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If reports are accurate, the 67-year-old will become one of the highest-paid stars in the history of the show.

The British actor, who is known for his role as Lukewarm in 70s comedy Porridge and Whatever Became of the Likely Lads, is no stranger to reality TV.

He won both I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! in 2007 and Celebrity Come Dine With Me. He also appeared on Celebrity Masterchef.

Channel 5 have confirmed that the new Celebrity Big Brother series will launch this Thursday July 28 at 9pm.

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