Celebrity Big Brother ‘U&turn’ as star makes appearance in final after their ‘offensive’ tweets resurface


CELEBRITY Big Brother bosses allowed axed star Zeze Millz to make an appearance on tonight’s final after her “offensive” tweets resurfaced this week.

It comes after The Sun uncovered shocking historic posts made on the social media platform Twitter, now known as X, back in November 2010 and May 2011.

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The homophobic’ and apparently racist tweets resurfaced – before being mysteriously deleted.

The YouTube star returned tonight’s final in a surprise U-turn after – last year’s contestant Trish Balusa was banned from Late and Live and the final following historic ‘racist and homophobic’ tweets.

Zeze joined her fellow co-stars including CBB winner David Potts and the finalists Louis Walsh, Fern Britton, Colson Smith and Nikita Kuzmin.

Disappearing tweets

Despite being over a decade old, they were still live on Zeze’s page as recently as Tuesday evening, before being mysteriously deleted on Wednesday morning after we approached her management.

The first offensive tweet, posted on Nov 3 2010, saw Zeze, now 34, make what many will see as a racist claim about Chinese restaurants.

A second tweet, made on May 18 2011, saw Zeze – who herself identifies as bisexual – appear to make a homophobic remark by replying to someone using a word that is used as a gay slur.

Eight days later, on May 26 2011, she tweeted a different person and used the same word.

‘Frustrating and surprising’

While The Sun will not repeat the upsetting language, a fan of the YouTube personality told us they were disappointed after coming across the social media posts.

“I was a fan of Zeze on Celebrity Big Brother, so I was really shocked and upset when I scrolled back through her social media and discovered her using a highly offensive term about the LGBTQ community.

“It was also frustrating and surprising to see her pedalling racist tropes about Chinese restaurants in an apparent attempt at humour.

“I appreciate these posts were made when she was a lot younger and people evolve, but watching her take impassioned stances on the show about now judging others feels hypocritical considering these tweets she has made in the past.”

ITV responds

The follower also questioned the background checks ITV and production company Initial put into place.

“These shows claim to vet people’s backgrounds and social media history but I stumbled on these tweets very easily and quickly, so clearly things are falling through the cracks.”

The Sun contacted Zeze’s reps multiple times and did not receive any response.

ITV and Initial commented: “Extensive background checks are carried out on all potential Housemates including a review of their social media history which provides an overview of how they use social media now and previously. 

“The Big Brother rules set out expectations for behaviour in the House. 

“All Housemates undergo respect and inclusion training, and we closely monitor language and behaviour in the House.”

This is the second social media scandal to hit the show since ITV rebooted Big Brother back in October last year.

Second scandal

Trish Balusa on the civilian series came under fire when historic tweets she had written fourteen years ago resurfaced.

The shocking messages were posted in 2012 and included references to Asian people and lesbians, as well as vile Hitler tweets, which The Sun does not wish to repeat.

As a result of the posts coming to light, Trish’s scheduled appearances on Big Brother’s spin-off show Late & Live the week after her eviction were cancelled.

She was also uninvited from the series’ final, which saw evicted housemates return.

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