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Friday, 28 July, 2000, 23:39 GMT 00:39 UK
Sada evicted by Big Brother
Big Brother contestant Caroline
Caroline lives to fight another day
Yoga enthusiast Sada is back in the real world after being kicked out by viewers of the interactive TV experiment Big Brother.

She was the first of 10 people living in a purpose-built house in Bow, east London, without any form of communication with the outside world, to be evicted.


"It was a fantastic two weeks, it was up-and-down and very extreme emotionally"

Sada
Sada and Caroline, a former sex aid seller from the Midlands, were nominated by their housemates on Tuesday and on Friday night the producers, Channel 4, announced the outcome of a phone vote.

While the London-based writer had to clear out Caroline, in her own words, "lives again".

The final decision was made by 387,000 viewers, among whom 214,000 or 55% voted Sada out ahead of Caroline, who received 173,000 or 45% of votes to leave.
Sada and Davina McCall
Davina McCall welcomes Sada as she leaves the house
Speaking on the TV programme after her eviction, Sada said the atmosphere inside the house was "very very tense" and that it was hard to believe the cameras were there.

She said: "It was a fantastic two weeks, it was up-and-down and very extreme emotionally.

"But I also take away a couple of really good mates."

Fellow flatmates described Sada as "very selfish", "me, me, me" and "bloody-minded".

'Scheming rat'

It was the first opportunity for her to see herself and her housemates, including a chance to see what they said about her to the cameras.

She resisted criticising Nicholas, who was seen celebrating her nomination for eviction and later comforting her, but her mother, Debbie, was not so diplomatic and called him a "scheming rat".

But she will not go away empty-handed - one of the programme's backers, internet travel agency ebookers.com, will be sending them to a holiday destination chosen by viewers voting on the company's website.

Yoga enthusiast Sada is heading for an isolation holiday in Bhutan.

Caroline, 37, from Birmingham, and London-based writer Sada, 27, both burst into tears on hearing they had been nominated.

The process will be repeated each week, with the final one left in the house winning a 70,000 prize.

Already bookmakers are offering odds on who will be evicted next week.

Caroline is the 5-4 favourite to be dumped, with Nicholas close on her heels at 2-1 while Melanie remains the hot tip to make it right through to the final and carry away the 70,000.

American eviction

Big Brother's sister show in the US has already seen its first eviction - last week, Philadelphia youth counsellor William Collins was booted out of the house on a Los Angeles studio lot.

Collins upset his fellow contestants by playing tricks on them and holding heated discussions about race.

He also created headlines when pictures were published in the US press showing him armed at a protest rally in 1998.

But he criticised the show's producers for showing his arguments, and not the time he spent praying.

"I believe in my God and I believe in my gun," he told reporters.

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