Pete Bennett: Last News

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Former Big Brother winners now - prize money donation to drug addiction
Big Brother is making its comeback after nearly four years, with a shock teaser announced on yesterday's Love Island 2022 series finale.Big Brother first hit our screens back in 2000 on Channel 4, and ran for 10 years until it moved over to Channel 5 in 2010.Channel 5 took the Big Brother torch for another eight years but then halted its coverage back in 2018.Now though, ITV2 has announced it will be returning in 2023With further details on a presenter, and when the show will take place still to be announced, we take a look at Big Brother's past winners and where they are now.The first winner, 22 years ago, was Craig Phillips from Liverpool.He left the Big Brother house with £70,000 and donated his entire prize money to his friend Joanne Harris, to pay for her lung and heart transplant.Joanne sadly died in 2008.Craig has since spoken about his experience having won the first ever series.“It was really, really crazy I don’t think I went home for 97 days, I changed hotel every night, I had bodyguards chaperoning me around. It was life-changing overnight, instantly overnight," he said.The first winner is now a property developer.Pete Bennett was an iconic victor of Big Brother, winning over the hearts of the nation and raising awareness about his Tourette's syndrome.In an interview with Jeremy Kyle, Peter revealed he had wasted his prize money on drugs.After returning to work and getting himself clean, he started a cleaning business called "Celebriclean" reportedly charging £100ph.
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Catherine Tate issues apology to Pete Bennett for axing his scene from The Nan Movie
Big Brother's Pete Bennett has revealed Catherine Tate sent a personal apology to him after his scene was scrapped from her new film.The reality star, 40, admitted he was "p***ed off" when he found out about his scene being cut from the comedy flick, called The Nan Movie, which came out earlier this month (March 18).The film stars Doctor Who actress Catherine and Gavin and Stacey actor Matthew Horne, and Pete travelled all the way to Dublin to shoot his scene for the film in 2019.Sadly, though, he found out his scene had been cut just before the film's premiere.Pete spoke out about Catherine's apology to him on FUBAR Radio - an interview which aired on Thursday (March 31).Dishing on the drama to hosts Bobby Norris and Stephen Leng on Access All Areas, Pete said Catherine reached out to tell him the scene had been axed due to technical difficulties, and that she was "gutted" about it.He said: "Just before the film came out, I got a very apologetic email from Catherine Tate saying due to purely technical reasons, our scene in the lift together has been cut out and she’s gutted."Confessing he was upset, he said: "I was like noooo, it’s such a shame, I was so p***ed off."However, he later came to terms with the decision and he appreciated Catherine reaching out to him directly to apologise.He said: "I took it on the chin and it was so sweet that Catherine apologised herself in the email."Chatting about how he landed the role, Pete explained his agent suggested he audition for the role, which saw him travel to London and audition in front of Catherine herself.He said "[Catherine] wanted people with Tourette’s in it.
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