Sov and Tappenden up for 'Celebrity Big Brother' boot

Rapper Lady Sovereign and glamour model Nicola Tappenden are both up for eviction from the Celebrity Big Brother house tonight.

Rapper Lady Sovereign and glamour model Nicola Tappenden are both up for eviction from the 'Celebrity Big Brother' house tonight.

The London-born singer - whose real name is Louise Harman - faces the public vote alongside Tappenden, just days after escaping the boot.

The nominations began yesterday, when mother-of-one Tappenden was called into the Diary Room to announce who she would like out of the house.

It is the second time "Sov" has faced the public vote, while it is Tappenden's first time.

'Celebrity Big Brother' housemates were earlier covered with the likes of custard, fish guts and cat food as US singer Sisqo failed to complete song lyrics as part of a task.

As part of the karaoke challenge, Sisqo was required to sing along to six tracks with the help of on-screen lyrics in the diary room.

However three lyrics were missing from each song, and each time Sisqo sang the lyrics incorrectly, an alarm bell sounded and a turntable in the garden with six housemates on would stop.

Singer Bowers bore the brunt of custard and fish guts, while rapper Sov was covered in cat food as they and Vinnie Jones, Stephanie Beacham, Alex Reid and Nicola Tappenden paid the price for Sisqo failing to complete four of the six tracks.

Sisqo was able to complete his own hit 'The Thong Song' and 'Freak Me' by Bowers' former boy band Another Level, but failed on 'Livin' On A Prayer' by Bon Jovi, 90s chart hit 'Saturday Night' by Whigfield, Chris De Burgh classic 'Lady In Red' and 'All I Ever Wanted' by fellow housemate Basshunter.

However housemates were given two hampers - one containing luxury condiments and one with mystery contents - as a result of Sisqo completing two songs correctly.

Meanwhile housemates showed their increasing anger with Sov and her lack of housework.

Beacham said of the north London rapper: "She's a despicable non-entity who hasn't been brought up well."

Basshunter - real name Jonas Altberg - said he would talk to his friend, telling housemates in the bedroom: "She'll listen to me."

"You're the supply of cigarettes, so she'll listen," scathed Stephanie.

The actress went on: "She knows that she has an audience... it's going to be very popular with viewers because it's very popular in its negative way."

Even preaching actor Stephen Baldwin criticised her, saying: "Somebody's doing her work, somebody's carrying her load - and it's not fair."

But footballer-turned-actor Jones seemed confident that Sov's time in the house would soon be up.

"We'll see if her or Nic goes," he told the group. "She's got to be up against somebody who has got a bit more power than what she's been up against, because her little 150 people of a fan base ain't going to keep her here for that long."

Housemates were surprised when former football manager Barry Fry made an appearance later in the afternoon.

The group was gathered on the sofas and told by Big Brother to enter the large task room, where they found it to be set up like a football club changing room, with their own shirts hanging on the walls.

The ex-Peterborough United boss - who is now director of football at the Championship club - then entered the room and laid into each celebrity, telling them how they had not performed well enough in the first half of the series and gave them tactics on how to improve.

"Hello Barry!" laughed ex-Wimbledon hardman Jones.

Housemates laughed as he gave the group the half-time rollicking, which was largely dubbed out from the live feed, presumably due to swearing.

He was heard to tell Sov before the sound was cut out: "Sov, I like you."

He then threw a garment at 'Thong Song' singer Sisqo, telling him: "I think this is yours. It's a thong ain't it? You've got good feet."

He then moved onto glamour model Nicola.

"You look good out there. I want to see more out of you - much more," he said.

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