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Where Big Brother 7 cast are now – from shock death to footballer scandal and star who quit fame to become a priest | The Sun
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FEW series of Big Brother produced more memorable moments – and characters – than BB7.
From Nikki Grahame and Pete Bennett's heartwarming romance to the sight of Glyn Wise haplessly trying to boil an egg, the 2006 cast are etched long in fans' memories.
With the beloved show returning to our screens to captivate a new generation of viewers, we have been looking at where the cast of previous eras are now.
Here, we revisit the housemates of 2006, who were sadly rocked by the sudden, tragic death of Nikki two years ago at the age of 38.
Nikki was the star behind one of Big Brother's most iconic lines, dramatically screaming to the camera: "Who is she? Who is she? Where did you find her?”
She shared a brief, touching relationship with Pete and later took part in Ultimate Big Brother, Big Brother Time Warp and the Canadian version of the show.
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Sadly, Nikki struggled with an eating disorder that plagued her life from the age of seven and spent her last days checked into hospital before passing away on April 9, 2021.
The previous year, she had completed a course in caring for children with special needs. Her mum told how she had wanted to help kids as she lost huge parts of her childhood to her illness.
But as the pandemic hit, her family told how the closure of gyms, “terminal loneliness” and an accident had seen her relapse.
Following her death, tributes poured in from stars including Rylan Clark-Neal and Aisleyne Horgan- Wallace, and from Big Brother host Davina McCall, who said: "She was the funniest, most bubbly sweetest girl."
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