Jeremy McConnell gives new CBB housemates advice on how to survive on the reality show

Jeremy McConnell

by Eden-Olivia Lord |
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Jeremy McConnell took part in Celebrity Big Brother back in 2016 where his relationship with Stephanie Davis first began

Over the years there has been lots of infamous Celebrity Big Brother contestants but we doubt we'll ever forget the series Jeremy McConnell and Stephanie Davis starred in.

During series 17 of CBB we had Jeremy and Steph, Gemma Collins, Danniella Westbrook, Tiffany Pollard and Scotty T – just to name a few. Throughout the explosive series there were rows, tantrums, new relationships and a lot of laughter.

WATCH: Stephanie Davis and Jeremy McConnell's relationship from the beginning…

Former Hollyoaks actress Steph and Irish model Jez first met and started their turbulent relationship in the CBB house (even though Steph was dating Sam Reece). Since then, they've broken up and gotten back together countless of times and are now parents to their six-month-old son Caben Albi.

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Jeremy is a dad to six-month-old Caben-Albi (Credit: Instagram / jeremymcconnellcooke) ©Instagram/Jeremy McConnell

Now, Jez has opened and given advice for the new CBB housemates on how to survive on the Channel 5 show. The 27-year-old dad explained to Metro that the new housemates should simply "go in and get a vibe for the place and bond naturally."

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Steph and Jeremy met last year in the CBB house (Credit: Instagram / jeremymcconnellcooke) ©Instagram / jeremymcconnellcooke

The reality star went on to say: "You will naturally gravitate to people that are for you, you will have game players and you will have tactical people in there, but they will get weeded out; people’s emotions don’t last under the pressure of the cameras so real people will prevail if you stay true to yourself.

"My year in Celebrity Big Brother there was a lot of drama yes, but I feel the people I shared the house with were all good people and I never really fell out with anyone."

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Jez has offered his advice for the new CBB housemates (Credit: Channel 5)

Although Jeremy didn't outright name any of his former housemates (including Steph) he did hint that some of the contestants were playing up to the cameras. He added: "I was sharing with actors and actresses and reality TV personas to, so it’s expected, people sometimes know when to turn the heat on to create camera time etc."

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Jez admitted that he got on well with all his former housemates (Credit: Channel 5)

Jeremy shot to fame following his stint in the CBB house and has been well documented in the media because of his relationship with Steph. Although they split shortly after Steph announced she's pregnant, they reunited after it was confirmed that he is Caben's biological father.

They seem to have split to good after things kicked off between the pair in a hotel room in July.

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The CBB stars split in July (Credit: Getty Images)

In the newest series of CBB which starts on Tuesday 1 August celebs such Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding, former EastEnders star Shaun Williamson and Googlebox star Sandi Bogle.


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