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Celebrity Big Brother 2012 line-up is revealed
16 August 2012
Last updated at 07:44
Channel 5 announces the contestants taking part in this year's Celebrity Big Brother.
Michael Harvey Jr is a rapper and ex-husband of Alesha Dixon. In 2000, Harvey began dating Alesha and they married in June 2005. The pair divorced following his affair with singer Javine Hylton.
Rhian Sugden is a glamour model and Page Three girl. She's also a professional DJ. In February 2010, it was revealed she had sent and received text messages from married Radio 1 DJ Vernon Kay.
Cheryl Fergison is an actress and played Heather Trott in BBC One soap EastEnders. Heather was originally only meant to be a guest character but her contract was extended to six months after the character proved popular.
Coleen Nolan is a television presenter, author and member of 1970s pop group, The Nolans. She's had stints on Loose Women, Dancing On Ice and The Wright Stuff. She has three children.
Danica Thrall is a model and winner of the Miss Derby title in 2006. Danica went on to compete in the Miss England competition, where she made the top 10.
Julian Clary is a comedian and appeared on shows including Sticky Moments, Terry and Julian, Prickly Heat, Come And Have a Go and The Under Dog Show.
Julie Goodyear is an actress best known as barmaid Bet Lynch in ITV1's Coronation Street. Julie was awarded an MBE in 1996 for services to television drama.
Ashley McKenzie is a Judo athlete who competed for Great Britain at the London Olympics. His mum introduced him to the sport after he had a row with someone over trading cards.
Jasmine Lennard is a model and shot to fame in 2005 as a finalist on Make Me A Supermodel. In 2010 she gave birth to her son, Phoenix, whose father is American musician, Seth "Shifty" Binzer.
Prince Lorenzo Borghese is a member of the Italian noble family, the House of Borghese. He was a star of the ninth series of the US TV series The Bachelor.
Martin Kemp is an actor and musician, best known as the bassist in Spandau Ballet as well as playing Steve Owen in EastEnders. Spandau Ballet reformed in 2009. Tickets for their gig at the London O2 arena sold out in 20 minutes.
Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino is a star of MTV reality show Jersey Shore. It's estimated he made more than $5m (£3.2m) in 2010, the second highest earnings for a US reality star, after Kim Kardashian.
Samantha Brick is a journalist and writer, most famous for a Daily Mail article in which she discussed the perils of being beautiful. She claimed she had lost countless female friends who felt "threatened" if she was in the same room as their other halves.
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