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'Dr Botox' Danielle tipped for Celebrity Big Brother as Wives get the TV3 axe

SHE caused havoc on Dublin Wives and now 'Dr Botox' Danielle Meagher looks set for Celebrity Big Brother.

The controversial reality star is tipped to burst on to UK television screens, the Herald can reveal.

The 37-year-old is expected to be one of the housemates when the new series of Channel 5's Celebrity Big Brother begins tonight.

She set up a new fan page on Facebook, spelling her name Danielle Marr, this week and was 'unavailable' at her Derma Face clinic in Dublin yesterday. Staff declined to give her whereabouts.

 

Controversy

Earlier this year, she spoke of "some TV execs flying in to Dublin about something really, really big".

It might have helped that former TV3 boss Ben Frow, who cast her in Dublin Wives, is now head of programmes at Channel 5.

Although unknown in the UK, producers could have offset that against the controversy she could bring as a potential housemate.

A UK website linked to her Twitter account reads: "Reality TV star Danielle Marr is a force to be reckoned with.

"Self-assured, sassy and beautiful, Danielle is goal-driven and focused. Danielle has brains as well as beauty with an impressive three degrees.

"After graduating from Dublin's prestigious Trinity College before gaining a graduate diploma in aesthetic medicine, Danielle was one of the first women to obtain a degree in aeronautical engineering from UMIST Manchester.

"Danielle then hit the ocean waves to...gain her Yachtmasters ticket."

Other names linked to Celebrity Big Brother, which begins tonight on Channel 5 at 10pm, include axed Coronation Street star Chris Fountain, 1990s R&B star Mark 'Return of the Mack' Morrison and Screech from Saved By The Bell, AKA Dustin Diamond.

 

Successful

The news comes as the Herald has learned that 'Dublin Wives' has been axed by TV3.

The station's Head of Content Jeff Ford told the Herald: "Dublin Wives was hugely successful for the station but it definitely won't be returning. Not on 3 or 3e.

"Some shows just reach the end of their shelf life. Dublin Wives is gone and gone for good."

The series focused on Meagher, Jo Jordan, Virginia Macari, Roz Flanagan and Lisa Murphy.

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