Housemates Evacuated In Bomb Scare
In the early hours of Sunday morning (Day 31 into 32), all
of the housemates were dramatically removed from the Big Brother
House. However, it wasn't 'cos Big Bro got tired of their
constant chat about nominations; rather more seriously, it
was due to a bomb scare. Cripes!
The E4 live feed temporarily went off-air as all fifteen
contestants were removed for their own safety. However, it
turned-out to be a false alarm and the group were returned
to the House once the grounds had been checked-out.
Despite fans' speculation that there was some kind-of twist
or another big bust-up, Channel 4 have confirmed that they
evacuated the House as a safety precaution due to a fake bomb
"After the necessary checks were made, housemates returned
to the house without incident and the streaming was resumed
immediately," said a C4 spokesperson.
Hertfordshire Police have issued this statement: "We
were informed of a bomb threat to the Big Brother House in
the early hours of this morning (Sunday, the 6th of July 2008).
Officers attended the property just after 1.15am and a thorough
search was conducted by the security team".
"The owners of the property chose to evacuate the premises
while it took place, but the search revealed the call to be
A similar thing occurred during Big Brother 4 in 2003, when
a bomb scare saw the housemates evacuated on what would have
been Gos's eviction night. The chef subsequently got evicted
a couple days later, but exited the House without the usual
crowd to greet him.
About the latest incident, you have to ask yourself: what
kind of imbecile would do that?
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