It has begun! Celebrity Big Brother officially kicked off last night

We've been waiting for the new season for months, and finally the new season of Celebrity Big Brother kicked off ast night.

The latest instalment of the controversial show is set to be bigger and better than ever, with a special All-Stars vs. New Blood theme, introducing new contestants alongside CBB veterans.

Speculation about the housemates has been rife online for weeks, with CBB revealing sneaks peeks and teaser trailers, but now the full line-up has been revealed.

Entering the CBB house last night was a series of famous faces, some of whom have appeared on previous seasons of the show.

CBB veterans included Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt, who werent "satisfied with how we left the house last time, so it was time to get back in there now."

Calum Best has also returned for another season, along with models Nicola McLean and Jasmine Waltz.

Ballroom dancer James Jordan, presented Coleen Nolan and reality TV star Austin Armacost are also in the house for a second time.

Joinng the old hands are some new faces who have never appeared on the reality tV show before.

Remember the sex tape that may or may not be Kim Kardashian's initial claim to fame? Well her co-star and ex-boyfriend Ray J has just claimed a place in the house.


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Joining him is glamour model and Calum Best's ex Bianca Gascoigne, singger Stacy Francis and Game of Thrones actor James Cosmo.

Former footballer Jamie O'Hara and 90s DJ Brandon Block are also battling it out for the CBB crown.

Finishing up the celebrity line up is shock entry Angie Best, Calum's mother. 


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"I've done such an injustice, I know he's going in but he doesn't know that I'm going in," she told CBB host Emma Willis.

"He's going to have a heart attack God bless him, he's going to be completely dismantled because mumma's here!"

If this line up is anything to go by, then this series is going to be madness!