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."
A solicitor for the comedian Jim Davidson has said his client denies allegations against him following his arrest under Operation Yewtree.
It is being reported that the comedian Jim Davidson has been arrested under Operation Yewtree, the police probe into Jimmy Savile claims.