Page last updated at 12:19 GMT, Thursday, 23 July 2009 13:19 UK

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.



Print Sponsor


SEE ALSO
Karly out as boyfriend joins BB
17 Jul 09 |  Entertainment
Nasty Nick pulls out of BB return
13 Jul 09 |  Entertainment
Shock Big Brother exit for Kris
10 Jul 09 |  Entertainment
Big Brother gives Sree the boot
04 Jul 09 |  Entertainment
Angel voted off Big Brother show
27 Jun 09 |  Entertainment
Big Brother 10: Meet the housemates
18 Jul 09 |  Entertainment
Big Brother through the years
09 Jun 10 |  Entertainment

RELATED INTERNET LINKS
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites


FEATURES, VIEWS, ANALYSIS
Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit

BBC iD

Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2020 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific