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Kenneth walks out of Big Brother

Kenneth Tong
Kenneth Tong joined the house on Friday night

Contestant Kenneth Tong has walked out of the house on Channel 4 show Big Brother - less than a week after entering as one of five new housemates.

Tong, 24, entered the house on Friday night, minutes before his girlfriend, glamour model Karly Ashworth, was evicted after losing the public vote.

He scaled a wall in the garden to exit the show.

Friday night's eviction has now been cancelled. Details of refunds for phone voters are on the Big Brother website.

Before he left the house, businessman Tong said to housemate Marcus Akin: "I came in as a legend and I will go out as one."

While in the house, Tong - who has lived in Hong Kong, the US and Edinburgh - received an official warning for swearing at fellow new housemate Bea Hammill.

Tong had been bookmakers' favourite to be evicted on Friday night.

All five of the new housemates had been up for this week's public vote as well as original housemates Akin, Noirin Kelly, Freddie Fisher, Sophie Reade, Siavash Sabbaghpour and Charlie Drummond.

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