Celebrity Big Brother receives almost 1,000 complaints for Rodrigo Alves’ N-bomb

Celebrity Big Brother has had more than 1,000 complaints after just four episodes, with most of those focusing on Rodrigo Alves ‘ use of N-word.

The show has been plunged into a shock race row after the Human Ken Doll used the word twice, sparking 985 complaints to roll in.

Rodrigo, 35, was told off for using the word by the show when he used it as he spoke about his housemate Dan Osborne .

On Friday, he was heard saying: "I like a n***** boy. He’s too white for my taste.

"I like a n***** boy."

Rodrigo insisted his racial slurs came from drunkenness, and went into the Diary Room to explain everything.

He said: "Last night I was very excited to be here, and I had quite a lot to drink, and I was intoxicated.

"Today I’m very hungover, and obviously I regret that, using the n-word, that was not necessary at all. It was just excitement."

Fans then demanded to have Rodrigo removed from the house after this incident, and another where he asked Ben Jardine to show him his penis.

Ben was reclining in the bath when Rodrigo wandered up to him and tried to get him to expose himself in the bathroom.

Many fans took to social media to speak out against the cosmetic surgery fan, calling him "vile" and saying he made them sick for his attempts to try it on with Ben.

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Celebrity Big Brother 2018 contestants

  • Ben Jardine
  • Jermaine Pennant
  • Chloe Ayling
  • Roxanne Pallett
  • Rodrigo Alves
  • Nick Leeson
  • Ryan Thomas
  • Gabby Allen
  • Dan Osborne
  • Sally Morgan
  • Kirstie Alley
  • Natalie Nunn
  • Hardeep Singh Kohli

One wrote: "If that was a woman in the bath and one of the fellas went up and said ‘let’s see your…’ and started moving their arm they’d be booted out. That #cbbrodrigo is knocking me sick . #cbb #cbbstorm

Another said: "I find Rodrigo utterly vile. Constantly pestering Ben to see his private parts, etc. Get a grip, and remove him from the house. #CBB"

So far, the show has received 1,038 altogether, and a representative from the regulator Ofcom told The Sun : "We will assess these complaints against our broadcasting code before a decision is made whether to investigate."

Celebrity Big Brother continues tonight from 9pm on Channel 5.

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