Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. Cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret An icon of a block arrow pointing to the right. Email An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of the Facebook "f" mark. Google An icon of the Google "G" mark. Linked In An icon of the Linked In "in" mark. Logout An icon representing logout. Profile An icon that resembles human head and shoulders. Telephone An icon of a traditional telephone receiver. Tick An icon of a tick mark. Is Public An icon of a human eye and eyelashes. Is Not Public An icon of a human eye and eyelashes with a diagonal line through it. Pause Icon A two-lined pause icon for stopping interactions. Quote Mark A opening quote mark. Quote Mark A closing quote mark. Arrow An icon of an arrow. Folder An icon of a paper folder. Breaking An icon of an exclamation mark on a circular background. Camera An icon of a digital camera. Caret An icon of a caret arrow. Clock An icon of a clock face. Close An icon of the an X shape. Close Icon An icon used to represent where to interact to collapse or dismiss a component Comment An icon of a speech bubble. Comments An icon of a speech bubble, denoting user comments. Ellipsis An icon of 3 horizontal dots. Envelope An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of a facebook f logo. Camera An icon of a digital camera. Home An icon of a house. Instagram An icon of the Instagram logo. LinkedIn An icon of the LinkedIn logo. Magnifying Glass An icon of a magnifying glass. Search Icon A magnifying glass icon that is used to represent the function of searching. Menu An icon of 3 horizontal lines. Hamburger Menu Icon An icon used to represent a collapsed menu. Next An icon of an arrow pointing to the right. Notice An explanation mark centred inside a circle. Previous An icon of an arrow pointing to the left. Rating An icon of a star. Tag An icon of a tag. Twitter An icon of the Twitter logo. Video Camera An icon of a video camera shape. Speech Bubble Icon A icon displaying a speech bubble WhatsApp An icon of the WhatsApp logo. Information An icon of an information logo. Plus A mathematical 'plus' symbol. Duration An icon indicating Time. Success Tick An icon of a green tick. Success Tick Timeout An icon of a greyed out success tick. Loading Spinner An icon of a loading spinner.

CBB could spark unlikely friendship as Ann and Jonny see eye to eye on feminism

It looks like an unlikely friendship could be on the cards in the Celebrity Big Brother house as former MP Ann Widdecombe and Love Island’s Jonny Mitchell find common ground with their views on feminism.

In clips shared ahead of Saturday night’s show, viewers were given a glimpse of the female residents’ first impressions of their new housemates before meeting them in the flesh.

In a short video introduction, Mitchell told the room: “Feminism probably has gone too far.

“I’m going to a house full of women, what’s not too like? They won’t have seen men for a few days so hopefully they will be happy to see us.”

While his words churned stomachs in the Channel 5 house – prompting Jess Impiazzi to say “I don’t like him now”, – Ann said in his defence: “Why was your attitude all so immediately negative?”

When Rachel Johnson reminded her: “He said feminism had gone too far, Ann,” she responded knowingly: “Oh, it has.”

But Widdecombe was left “not that impressed” by Daniel O’Reilly – also known as comedian Dapper Laughs – who said: “Is gender an issue for me? No, my gender is fantastic, how’s your gender?”

The housemates were given a chance to assess all of their counterparts following their entry into the house on Friday night.

India Willoughby let out a strained sigh as self-proclaimed “genderqueer, pansexual, polyamorous, vegan, atheist, feminist, blonde Australian” Courtney Act, was unveiled, shortly after making headlines with a dramatic entrance as she lost her skirt.

Meanwhile, almost all of the gang applauded at the mention of former ballet dancer Wayne Sleep, who admitted preferring the company of women to men.

They were also impressed by The Apprentice hopeful Andrew Brady, who used “spooning” as an analogy for gender equality, and US singer Ginuwine, who said it was “truly vital” for him to teach his daughters the value of independence.

Meanwhile, Johnson predicted a new house catchphrase influenced by former Boyzone star Shane Lynch.

:: Celebrity Big Brother continues on Channel 5 at 9pm on Saturday.

Already a subscriber? Sign in

[[title]]

[[text]]