Jim Davidson not among celebrities in Big Brother house

Jim Davidson
Jim Davidson had been expected to appear in the latest series of the Channel 5 show. Credit: Helen Valentine/PA Wire

Jim Davidson is not expected to appear as a contestant in the Celebrity Big Brother house following his arrest over allegations of sexual offences.

The comedian is not included in a list of the featuring celebrities circulated to the media ahead of tonight's series-opening show. The list of names cannot be reported until the show has aired.

Davidson was yesterday questioned by detectives over the allegations, which he denies.

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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.