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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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No comment from Channel 5 on Davidson Big Brother report

Jim Davidson was bailed last night after being arrested on suspicion of historic sexual offences. Credit: PA

Asked about a report that Jim Davidson has been replaced on Celebrity Big Brother, which is to start this evening, a Channel 5 spokesman said:

"We don't comment on line-up rumours. We never talk about the speculation."

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