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Davidson not on Big Brother

Jim Davidson is not expected to appear as a contestant in the Celebrity Big Brother house following his arrest over allegations of sexual offences. Davidson "vigorously denies" the allegations against him, his solicitor has said.

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Channel 5 refuses to comment on Davidson's role in Big Brother

Jim Davidson was reportedly arrested at Heathrow Airport as he returned to the UK to appear as a contestant on Celebrity Big Brother.

Channel 5 would not comment on his inclusion in the show, which returns to screens tomorrow evening. Programme chiefs are now believed to be making last-minute changes to the line-up.

Other figures who are said to be appearing include Frankie Dettori, X Factor star Rylan Clark and the model and actress Paula Hamilton.

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