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Julian Clary is bookie’s favourite to win Big Brother tonight


Julian Clary. Photo: Getty Images

Julian Clary. Photo: Getty Images

Julian Clary. Photo: Getty Images

Comic Julian Clary is favourite to walk away the winner of Celebrity Big Brother when the reality show comes to an end tonight.

He is up against five remaining housemates including former Spandau Ballet star Martin Kemp who is Clary's biggest rival to win.

The other remaining housemates are former Loose Women presenter and singer Coleen Nolan, Team GB judo competitor Ashley McKenzie, Mike "the Situation" Sorrentino from US TV show Jersey Shore and former So Solid Crew rapper MC Harvey, who was previously married to Britain's Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon.

Bookmakers William Hill have made Clary the 4/7 favourite to win, with Kemp at 10/3 second favourite.

"Julian is the clear favourite going into tomorrow night's final after a solid run over the past three weeks," spokesman Mark Young said.

"The comic really came into his own in the BBTV task and that should see him sail home as the deserved winner."

Former Coronation Street star Julie Goodyear and Milan-born Prince Lorenzo Borghese, who starred in US series The Bachelor, were voted off on Wednesday in a double eviction.

Other stars to be voted out since the show started in August include former EastEnders actress Cheryl Fergison - known to viewers as Heather Trott - and Glamour model Rhian Sugden who hit the headlines after exchanging racy text messages with TV host Vernon Kay.

Channel 5 has increasingly milked the format since it bought the rights to Big Brother and this is the third celebrity version to launch in the space of a year.