Hollywood actor Gary Busey has signed up to appear on Celebrity Big Brother 2014 (CBB 14) according to The Sun newspaper.
Gary Busey is most famous for appearing in films such as The Buddy Holly Story, Lethal Weapon and Point Break. More recently he has also made several reality show appearances on US TV on shows like Celebrity Fit Club and Celebrity Apprentice.
The same article says also that Helen Flanagan has turned down an offer to appear on the show but mentions again that George Gilbey from Channel 4's Gogglebox will appear.
Source quoted: "The pressure is on for producers to match the last series of CBB but it’s going to be tough," a source said. "Bosses always like a Hollywood star in the mix and Gary ticks that box."
"Producers hope George will be a cheeky chappie but are gutted Helen turned them down."
Celebrity Big Brother 2014 (CBB 14) will start in August, after the current series of Big Brother: Power Trip concludes.
Video of Meat Loaf's outburst at Gary Busey during Celebrity Apprentice.
Hollywood Star Gary Busey has signed up for Celebrity Big Brother -But Helen Flanagan has said NO.
Having just turned 70 Gary will be one of the oldest stars to enter the house. He is perhaps best known for playing the title role in The Buddy Holly Story and staring in Point Break along side Keanu Reeves. More recently he appeared in hit US drama Entourage where he played a version of himself and in state side reality show Celebrity Rehab, where he was treated for substance abuse.
Channel 5 bosses hope he will spill Hollywood secrets. Busey will be joined by Gogglebox Essex boy George Gilbey, who is fave on the Channel 4 show. But Helen - a star of a string of reality shows rejected an offer to appear.
The last series of CBB became a ratings smash after it featured Lee Ryan, Luisa Zissman and Jasmine Waltz. An Insider said: "The pressure is on for producers to match the last series of CBB but it's going to be tough." "Bosses always like a Hollywood star in the mix and Gary ticks that box. "Producers hope George will be a cheeky chappie but are gutted Helen has turned them down."