CELEBRITY Big Brother 2018 is now over, and now we have topped our victor.
Drag queen Courtney Act earned a complete new legion of followers to take a deserved victory in the yr’s first sequence of CBB. Here’s the lowdown on the fact TV champion…
Who is Courtney Act?
Courtney Act – whose actual title is Shane Gilberto Jenek – is an Australian singer, drag queen and TV character with a protracted historical past on actuality TV.
The Aussie completed 13th on Australia Idol means again in 2003 and launched a solo single titled Rub Me Wrong on the again of her efficiency on the present.
She lately got here again into the highlight as she appeared in the sixth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race – reaching the ultimate with opponents Adore Delano and Bianca Del Rio, the eventual winner.
The Brisbane-born entertainer additionally lined the 2016 US Presidential election because the international correspondent for an Australian popular culture web site.
British TV followers may also recognise her from her appearances on Single AF on MTV and she or he is additionally pals with Jade Thirlwall from Little Mix after Courtney and her band the AAA ladies appeared in the group’s video for Power.
The Sun Online solely revealed how Courtney can be getting into the Celebrity Big Brother home.
A supply stated: “Courtney has seen the whole lot as a drag queen so nothing will faze her in the home.
“She’s a pro who won’t be intimidated by any of the big personalities in there and she won’t back down from a row.”
And so it proved, as she made all of it the best way to the ultimate and triumphed over Tory MP Ann Widdecombe, who she had clashed with repeatedly throughout the sequence.
What was her CBB wardrobe failure?
As she ready to stroll into the Celebrity Big Brother home for the primary time, the drag queen shocked the viewers and followers watching at house by tripping on her skirt.
Making her means in direction of the steps, Courtney’s glowing skirt fell away revealing greater than meant to the cameras.
But she managed to rapidly rectify the wardrobe malfunction and chuckle off the incident earlier than rapidly heading into the home to satisfy the opposite celebs.
One watching CBB viewer on the time tweeted: “Well Courtney Acts entrance will go down in #CBB history I’m still laughing over it in my mind”
But some followers have since claimed the entire incident was staged and recommended Courtney might need whipped off her skirt herself.
When was Celebrity Big Brother 2018 on?
Celebrity Big Brother is on twice a yr, and the 21st sequence of CBB returned to our screens on January 2 on Channel 5.
It all got here to an finish on February 2, when Courtney edged out Ann Widdecombe to assert victory.
The present marked 100 years since girls gained the correct to vote in Britain by launching with an ALL-FEMALE solid of celebrities to start with.