The rumour mill is churning ahead of Celebrity Big Brother 2015. Find out all the gossip as to who might be going in…

Celebrity Big Brother returns to our screens on 5 January and promises to be a series packed with even more drama, tears and tantrums from the famous bunch of celebs.

CBB producers have also announced the show will be extended from its usual 21-day period to 35 days! Hurrah!

Although it hasn’t been officially announced, there are some strong rumours of who will be going into the house in a bid to win over the public, and be crowned Celebrity Big Brother winner 2015.

So who might be going in?

1. Danniella Westbrook
Earlier this week, the former EastEnders star revealed on This Morning that she was currently homeless after her cocaine relapse.

Having already competed in I’m A Celebrity in 2003, Danniella would be more than prepared to take on the other celebrities. If she can take on the critters in the jungle, surely she can take on a few moany celebs?

2. Patsy Kensit
According to reports, the show’s bosses have offered the 46-year-old actress a large pay incentive to enter the house. However, Patsy has previously revealed that the only reality show she would be willing to appear on is BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing as she is a big fan of the glitter ball.

3. Katie Hopkins
Controversial Katie would be sure to spice things up in the house. If you think James Jordan was bad last year, imagine what the former Apprentice star would do!

The ferocious Twitter personality has been reported to have received offers of over £400,000 that Kellie Maloney earned for the last series. Can Katie Hopkins really say no to that?

4. Calum Best
Calum is used to appearing on his fair share of reality TV shows during his career. Who can forget his stints on Celebrity Love Island, Come Dine With me, and of course, Totally Calum Best on ITV?

The playboy has apparently been offered a modest sum of £50,000 by CBB producers. Imagine all the juicy gossip he would reveal about his numerous celebrity relationships. Remember when he dated Lindsay Lohan?

5. Michelle Visage
The Drag Race judge is rumoured to be joining the show after earning her title as Ms Nasty on the hit American TV show for her brutal comments.

The 46-year-old has previously revealed that she was a big fan of the UK reality show and supported Nikki Grahame back in 2006. Talk about a blast from the past!

6. Austin Armacost
Who I hear you say? This American hunk is an ex-boyfriend of fashion designer Marc Jacobs and has also featured on the American LGBT reality show, The A-List.

Austin hasn’t been shy in adding to the rumours by recently Tweeting that he was meeting CBB producers in London for a meeting.

7. Jake Quickenden
Before you say it – we know! In the space of four months he has stolen hearts on the X Factor, romanced Edwina Currie, come second on I’m A Celebrity and will be appearing at The X Factor finals along with his fellow show contestants this weekend. Can he really appear on ANOTHER reality show? Well never say never!

The bookies are already tipping the 26-year-old singer to enter the CBB house, giving out odds of 4/1 for him to WIN. Yes that’s right TO WIN. Now why we may have our doubts, who’s to say it won’t be lucky number three for Jake?

8. Chloe Jasmine
The X Factor star is rumoured to be entering the house, despite reports that she has already turned down an offer.

Following her controversial popularity on the show and a fling with fellow contestant Stevi Ritchie, she would be a sure contender to cause some amazing CBB drama.

9. Josie Cunningham

Just imagine the scene – Josie vs Katie Hopkins. We shiver in terror. In July, the wannabe glamour model said that she had been offered £100,000 to join the show but was demanding an extra £50,000. You’ve got to give it to the girl, it’s a brave move!

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Katie O’Malley