There are three Americans on the lineup for the British reality TV show Celebrity Big Brother. Perez Hilton is the most famous of them. The gossip blogger signed a contract worth £150,000 (about US$225,000). Second is Jeremy Jackson, the former Baywatch hunk who later struggled with an addiction to steroids. He’s been in rehab five times. The third American is 61-year-old R&B singer Alexander O’Neal, who’s best known for hits including If You Were Here Tonight and Never Knew Love Like This.
Most of the other contestants, all British celebrities, hail from other reality TV shows, including Michelle Visage aka Ms. Nasty, a judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race.