Ronnie Wood’s ex-girlfriend Katia Ivanova is favourite to get the boot in today’s first Celebrity Big Brother eviction, pundits predicted.
Ivanova, former Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss and British rapper Lady Sovereign all face the public vote, with two housemates set to go in tonight’s eviction show.
Bookmaker William Hill said it had Ivanova as odds-on favourite to leave at 4/9, with Fleiss on 9/4 and Lady Sovereign on 7/1.
Former footballer turned Hollywood hardman Vinnie Jones is currently the front runner to win the celebrity reality contest with odds of 11/10.
Housemates nominated for the first time on Sunday and the female trio received the most votes from their fellow celebrities.
Ivana Trump – Donald Trump’s millionaire ex-wife, who entered the house a week ago – was not eligible to nominate anyone, or be nominated.
Meanwhile, tempers flared in the house after Lady Sovereign took a tin of corned beef from the contestants’ meagre food rations.
Jones lashed out at singer Dane Bowers and glamour model Nicola Tappenden, insisting that, because they had gone against his wishes and allowed the rapper to help herself to the food supplies, they would be in charge of meals until Sunday.
In a heated discussion in the living room, he told them: “You two and Sov do the dinners, that’s fair. You think there’s enough so you do it.”
While talking to cage fighter Alex Reid about his relationship with glamour model Katie Price, Fleiss said she did not understand why he would want to limit himself to one girl in just six months.
Reid told her he had found someone who “accepts him” and said he “would die for her”.
Fleiss appeared shocked and said “You feel that way after six months? Wow! You like her a lot?”
Reid replied: “Course I do.”
Earlier Jones turned on Reid, telling him his hoped-for acting career was doomed in Hollywood because of his current reputation.
Jones, star of 'Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels', tried to persuade Reid to admit he is not really a cross-dresser.
Jones told Reid, who has previously appeared in Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks: “No one’s going to want to work with you right now – if you offered me five million dollars to be in a movie with you, I wouldn’t take it.”
Jones told Reid that, as far as the acting world is concerned, he has been “sent to Coventry” because of what was currently written about him in the tabloid press.
He said: “People will cross the street to get away from you.”
Reid was discussing his future career and cross-dressing antics with Jones, Bowers – who has also dated Price – Thong Song singer Sisqo, actor Stephen Baldwin and Fleiss.
Jones demanded: “But why don’t you keep quiet about it then? Don’t think you can take the mickey out the media. They will chew you up. You’re no more a cross-dresser than the rest of us.”
Quizzed by the other celebrities on the positives of his current image, Reid said: “The good stuff is I have got a lovely partner (in Price). That’s the good thing about it. I’ve got a TV show coming out.”
But Fleiss told him: “Your TV might flop, millions of people are watching you now, on this show.”
Baldwin advised: “You can control your destiny by being consistent. Say ’I am this’ and then be it. Right now you’re a frickin’ tossed salad. You’re a little bit of everything.”
Reid told Jones while in the bedroom that he wanted children because he saw it as his “next big adventure”.
Housemates then gathered in the lounge to watch as Jones was questioned by Big Brother in a Mastermind-style quiz to win prizes for the others. His specialist subject was the Big Brother Welcome Pack.