A ballet dancer and a Love Island contestant are among the male contestants rumoured to be joining former England and Liverpool footballer John Barnes when he enters the Celebrity Big Brother house on Friday.
Barnes is the only male star confirmed by Channel 5 to join the all-female line-up in the house.
Mitchell, who split from Made In Chelsea’s Stephanie Pratt in late 2017, made headlines in ITV’s reality series when he dumped Camilla Thurlow to pursue a romance with Tyla Carr.
Australian entertainer and a previous finalist in RuPaul’s Drag Race, Courtney Act, is another name being mooted.
Controversial comedian Dapper Laughs, real name Daniel O’Reilly, Boyzone’s Shane Lynch and The Apprentice star Andrew Brady have also been listed as potential housemates.
Thursday night’s episode saw housemate Malika Haqq win immunity from the first eviction following an impressive axe-throwing performance.
The US TV star joins Barrie, Impiazzi and Maggie Oliver, who also have eviction immunity.