Rapper and TV presenter Vanilla Ice could be going into Celebrity Big Brother in January according to today's Sun newspaper.
Vanilla Ice aka Ice, whose real name is Robert Van Winkle, had mainstream success in music in the early 90s - 'Ice Ice Baby" was the first hip hop single to top the Billboard charts in the US, and his first album sold 11 million copies. He has recorded 5 albums.
Ice has appeared in UK reality shows before: Dancing On Ice and The Farm. In 2000, he presented a car show in the UK with Katie Price called Ice with Jordan - https://www.youtube.com/show/icewithjordan.
He also appeared in US shows like The Surreal Life, Celebrity Boxing, Celebrity Bull Riding Challenge, competed in the 2002 X Games in motocross In 2009, Ice he filmed a reality TV show called The Vanilla Ice Project about renovating a house in Palm Beach, Florida. He has acted in some films and performed in panto in the UK.
In February 2015, he was accused of burglary, and paid a fine and completed community service after charges were dropped. He had said it was the result of a misunderstanding.
Official website: www.vanillaice.com
Rumoured CBB 2016 housemates so far (on 28th November 2015):
Clockwise from top-left: Vanilla Ice, Nadya Suleman, Kristina Rihanoff, Hulk Hogan, Angie Bowie, Stephanie Davis, Rachel Christie, Lexie Gregg, Koo Stark, Gemma Collins, Danniella Westbrook.