Big Brother Day 43: Luke’s Birthday Bash
Luke received a French-themed birthday party last night.
Big Brother ordered Head of House Darnell to pick one person from the Hell side of the house and two from the heavenly side to join Luke at his 21st birthday celebration.
Darnell picked Luke’s best pal Rebecca, Dale and then made the controversial decision to allow himself to attend the bash.
He said “I never pick myself for anything, I’m not that guy. But Luke would have wanted me there more than anyone else.”
Big Brother converted a room into a wine cellar for the event, and the quartet were given berets and moustaches to wear – in honour of this week’s Viva La France shopping task – and bread, cheese, beer, wine and cloudy lemonade.
The group also tucked into birthday cake, which Luke made with his fellow Hell inhabitants – Lisa, Belinda, Stuart, Sara, Mikey and Bex – earlier in the day.
Chat at the birthday party quickly took a saucy turn, with Dale telling the group he could never date a girl who “talked filth” because he wouldn’t be able to “just take her to the park to feed the swans”.
He then offended exhibitionist Bex by suggesting she was exactly the kind of girl he was talking about.
Later, the group went to the Diary Room to thank Big Brother.
Luke said “I’ve had a really good day. I was quite upset I had to make my own birthday cake – I thought that was my present, which was actually appalling and almost depressing. But you’ve given the non-drinker the wine cellar to go to, which is interesting, and I’ve had a good night with these three bar Rebecca. I’ve really enjoyed it.”
The housemates have failed the Viva La France shopping task.
Although the group passed the mime and cycling ‘Big Brother’ challenges, they failed the wine-tasting and food tests meaning they will have to survive on a basic shopping budget of just £1 per person per head this week.
Mikey said “I’m shaking with that result. I’m absolutely livid.”
He was particularly upset as he had taken part in the cycling challenge with the rest of the Hell housemates – Lisa, Luke, Belinda, Sara, Stuart and Rebecca – which saw them peddle a combined distance of 1040km in just 30 hours.
Luke said he was “raging” at the news.
He added “Another week on the basic budget is going to kill me! I’m losing weight at a rapid pace.”
The contestants also moaned Head of House Darnell – who was tasked with picking challenge for people – had chosen badly.
His decision to give Rex and Kathreya the food test – which saw them have to eat a 5ft baguette stuffed with grapes and cheese in 30 minutes – came in for particular criticism.
Mikey said “Mohamed was wanting to eat that baguette.”