‘ITV desperate to sign Rebekah Vardy for Celebrity Big Brother with bosses hoping WAG will open up about rival Coleen Rooney’: ‘She’s TV gold!’
Rebekah Vardy is reportedly the top of ITV’s wish list to appear as a housemate on Celebrity Big Brother when the series returns for a reboot next year.
According to The Sun The WAG, 41, has been branded ‘TV gold’ with bosses hoping she will open up about rival Coleen Rooney and the infamous Wagatha Christie case.
Producers also think Rebekah could ‘stir things up’ in the house, being no stranger to reality TV having appeared on I’m A Celeb in 2017 and 2021’s Dancing On Ice.
A source told the publication: ‘Bosses know she’ll be perfect fodder for the show and that she won’t hold back on saying what she thinks’.
‘They also hope she won’t be slow coming forward on saying how she feels about Coleen and husband Wayne
Sign her up! Rebekah Vardy, 41, is reportedly the top of ITV ‘s wish list to appear as a housemate on Celebrity Big Brother when the series returns next year
Gossip? The WAG has been branded ‘TV gold’ with bosses hoping she will open up about rival Coleen Rooney (pictured) and the infamous Wagatha Christie case
Before adding: ‘She will be TV gold’.
MailOnline contacted Rebekah’s reps for comment.
Meanwhile a Big Brother spokesperson said: ‘Any names for Celebrity Big Brother are speculation.’
Celebrity Big Brother will see a new cast of famous faces isolated from the outside world as they embark on the ultimate social experiment, taking up residence in the iconic Big Brother house
Leaving luxury behind, the celebrities will take part in weekly nominations and tough tasks with cameras capturing their every move.
Like its sister show, Celebrity Big Brother will be followed each night by Celebrity Big Brother: Late & Live – giving viewers an additional hour of exclusive content.
Late & Live will once again be the only place to watch the famous evictees first live interview alongside an array of unmissable exclusive features including access to the camera runs, special guest commentary and debate.
The Celebrity Big Brother: Live Stream will also return to screens, airing seven nights a week on ITVX and STV Player, giving fans the opportunity to watch live footage into the small hours after Celebrity Big Brother: Late & Live.
Drama: Producers are also hoping Rebekah could ‘stir things up’ in the house
Old hat: She is no stranger to reality TV having appeared on I’m A Celeb in 2017 (pictured) and 2021’s Dancing On Ice
New cast: Celebrity Big Brother will see a host of famous faces isolated from the outside world as they embark on the ultimate social experiment, taking up residence in the Big Brother house
Speaking about the show’s return, Paul Mortimer, Director of Reality Commissioning & Acquisitions and Controller of ITV2 and ITVBe, said: ‘The reception from our viewers to Big Brother’s return has been fantastic.
‘We’re therefore thrilled to announce that we’ll be bringing our very own celebrity edition to ITV1 and ITVX next year.
‘Casting is underway to find a new batch of famous faces who are sure to provide more iconic and unmissable BB moments.’
Meanwhile Natalka Znak, CEO of Initial, Remarkable Entertainment and Znak TV, added: ‘The launch series on ITV2 has been so much fun to make and we’re glad Big Brother has found a whole new audience on ITV2.
It comes after the star shared a cryptic post last week in light of the release of Coleen Rooney’s tell all memoir, My Account.
Rebekah seemed to be in an emotional state as she shared an inspirational post focused on feeling like ‘you’re enough’.
Taking the post from @momentaryhappiness, it read: ‘You are enough even on the days you don’t feel it.
Court: The post comes after Coleen Rooney has said it finally felt like the right time to release her book and her Wagatha Christie Disney+ documentary, which saw her tell-all about her High Court trial against Rebekah
Inspirational: Taking the post from @momentaryhappiness, it read: ‘You are enough even on the days you don’t feel it’
Brushing it off: It comes after Rebekah also posted a bikini-clad selfie from her holiday in Dubai as she avoided the release of the documentary, joking :’As am I [laughing face emoji]’
‘On your lowest days, you know the ones where you don’t even feel like getting out of bed, you’re enough on those days too.
‘You are enough even when your heart has been hurt by someone you love and care about.
‘On the days where you stand in front of the mirror and don’t feel like yourself you’re enough on those days too.
‘When you’re exhausted, run off your feet and didn’t finish everything you needed to that day, you’re enough then too.
‘You are enough, you are always enough, and you always will be. Be kind to yourself. Today and always.’
Coleen appeared on This Morning last week where she told hosts she wants to leave what happened with Rebekah in the past.
Asked by hosts Craig Doyle and Rochelle Humes how she feels about Rebekah, she said: ‘I don’t need to think about it.
‘I’ve got my own family and friends and… I’m obviously focusing on this (my book and series) at the minute but going into Christmas, I want a nice family Christmas.
‘And going into the New Year… just breathe and see what happens, this is my account, this is how I felt. I don’t want to think of the other side’s.’
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