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Eviction for Big Brother's Lisa
Lisa Huo
Lisa was up for the public vote alongside three other housemates
Upholsterer Lisa Huo, 27, has become the fifth contestant to be voted out of Channel 4's Big Brother house.

Favourite Lisa, who was given odds of 1/100 by bookmakers William Hill, received 60.3% of the total votes cast.

Her eviction was announced only after a technical hitch that initially left host Davina McCall unable to speak to the house.

After the show Channel 4 announced that five new contestants will be entering the programme next week.

The other three housemates up for eviction were Imogen Thomas, Mikey Dalton and Nikki Grahame.

Nikki faced eviction for the third week in a row, after five housemates were punished for discussing nominations.

They were forced to put one of the rule-breakers forward for the public vote in front of the other housemates.

The new contestants, due to join the programme next Friday, will live in a separate house adjoining the Big Brother home.

When current contestants choose their nominated housemates for eviction next week the one chosen by the public will not leave the show but will instead move into the new house.

Five complaints

Meanwhile, The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is investigating claims that the reality show's golden ticket competition was fixed.

One hundred tickets were hidden inside chocolate bars and Susie Verrico, 43, won a place on the programme after a lottery-style draw two weeks ago.

Susie Verrico
Susie Verrico won a place in the house following the competition
The ASA has written to both Channel 4 and Nestle after receiving five complaints about the promotion.

"We are investigating whether the draw was made in accordance with the laws of chance and with an independent observer," said a spokeswoman for the ASA on Thursday.

Channel 4 has defended the draw, which was observed by an adjudicator from the Electoral Reform Services.

Last week, it released photographs of the draw machine to refute suggestions that the winning contestant's number was on every ball.

Susie, who won the competition, had auditioned for Big Brother three times before, and also took part in a trial version of the show.

It had been reported that her husband spent 4,000 on promotional chocolate bars in a bid to win her a place on the programme's seventh series.

But Channel 4 revealed the ticket was bought on the eBay auction website.


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