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Saturday 2 August 2014

Goodyear and Lorenzo leave BB house

Julie Goodyear leaves the Celebrity Big Brother House at Elstree Studios

Julie Goodyear and Prince Lorenzo have become the latest celebrities to be voted out of the Big Brother house.

After being nominated by their fellow housemates alongside actor and musician Martin Kemp, the former Coronation Street star and the cosmetics entrepreneur lost out to the Spandau Ballet bassist in the public "vote to save".

Lorenzo, who appeared in the US reality series The Bachelor, told host Brian Dowling that he did not expect to win. But he claimed that Julie, who played pub landlady Bet Lynch in the long-running soap, was desperate to be crowned the Big Brother winner.

Julie was the second housemate to be evicted and was loudly booed by the crowd as she left.

During her post-eviction interview, she said: "Who wants cheers all the time? I'm a 70-year-old disabled pensioner, I'm so proud I've done three weeks."

Asked about her relationship with fellow housemate TV personality Coleen Nolan, the actress dismissed any ill feeling.

"Coleen was more friendly with the younger girls and then when they left it gave us the chance to bond a bit more," she said.

After watching clips of her time in the house, Julie responded: "What you see is what you get, take it or leave it."

She then picked comedian Julian Clary as her favourite housemate.

After surviving eviction, Martin will battle Coleen, Julian, rapper MC Harvey, US reality star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and judo Olympian Ashley McKenzie to win the reality show on Friday.

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