India Willoughby is Britain’s first transgender television newsreader and the first trans panellist on Loose Women.
Born as Jonathan Willoughby, she began her career on ITV in 2000.
As Jonathan, she married and has a son who is now 19.
“I’m very much a people person, I can’t wait to meet my fellow housemates. I’ve no idea who’s going in the house; I’m really looking forward to it.”
“I think it’s terrific that Big Brother is actually doffing its cap to the suffragettes and everything they did 100 years ago. Rights for women!”
“You’re gonna have the tough girls and the softer girls and there’s gonna be a hierarchy in play. And then the guys are gonna come in - some of the girls are gonna fancy some of the guys. Some of the guys are gonna fancy some of the girls. And then it’s all gonna kick off