I'll fall at first fence, predicts racing pundit

John McCririck believes he will be the first to be evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother house tonight.

John McCririck believes he will be the first to be evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother house tonight.

The racing pundit discovered last night that he would be pitched against Jackie Stallone in the first public vote.

“I’m favourite to go,” he told Brigitte Nielsen and Kenzie. “I know I’m difficult to live with,” he explained.

Brigitte was one of six housemates who voted for her ex-mother in law, saying she could “turn sour”.

The Hollywood astrologer, who claims to be 71, is now favourite for the chop on Friday.

She was nominated by everyone except John, who received five votes, after losing popularity by refusing to speak to his housemates earlier in the week.

Jackie greeted the news with a joyous yelp while John, 64, gave the thumbs up.

Brigitte nominated Jackie, saying she did not want a return to the misery which followed her short marriage to Rocky star Sylvester Stallone.

She said: “Twenty years ago I was miserable and I don’t want to have to rerun that and rerun it in the public eye if she turns sour. I’m hoping to stay in the house and have a more serene time.”

Brigitte also nominated racing pundit John because of “his very sad behaviour”, saying he was “rude and insulting” and “his first objective is to put people down”.

Model Brigitte and band member Kenzie, the youngest person in the house, were the only housemates not to receive any nominations.

Jackie refused to nominate at first, saying she “sees nothing wrong with anyone”.

She couldn’t remember their names, but nominated Bez “the fellow who can’t speak English, his fingers are crooked … the one that needs a set of decent teeth”.

She also went for Jeremy “the tall handsome one … the best looking man here”, saying: “I don’t think he likes me.”

John got the thumbs down from everyone except Jackie and Jeremy.

In turn, the grumpy John voted for Caprice, despite saying “she’s got a body to die for”.

Ladbrokes made Jackie 1-4 favourite for eviction, while John is 11-4.

Bez is now favourite to win at 7-4, with Kenzie second at 2-1 and former favourite Jeremy third at 4-1.

Jackie was not meant to be eligible for the first round of nominations but producers changed their minds after Germaine left.

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