The news was confirmed by presenter Rylan Clark-Neal on Big Brother’s Bit on the Side, with panellists on the show Jenny Eclair and Chelsea Healey saying they were excited about John entering the house.
Megan McKenna, meanwhile, was slightly underwhelmed…admitting she had no idea who he was. Oh dear.
So far eight female celebrities have entered the house with the theme of Celebrity Big Brother this series commemorating the centenary of the suffrage movement and women winning the vote.
Meanwhile Ann wasted no time in raising eyebrows when she was asked by host Emma Willis what she thought of the women-only line-up and she replied that she would “prefer a few men around the place” and that she was preparing “to be around a load of cackling females.”