Derbyshire Apprentice star Jessica Cunningham enters the Celebrity Big Brother House

Dronfield entrepeneur Jessica Cunningham - who shot to fame in last year's Apprentice - has returned to our TV screens on Celebrity Big Brother.

Saturday, 14th January 2017, 8:17 am
Updated Saturday, 14th January 2017, 9:21 am
Jessica Cunningham
Jessica Cunningham

She entered the house on Friday evening as a late arrival with Geordie Shore star Chloe Ferry and Kim Woodburn, the How Clean Is Your House presenter.

Their appearance on the Channel 5 reality show came as part of a themed ‘Weekend from Hell’ in the house.

Jessica’s arrival on Celebrity Big Brother comes just a month after she reached the semi-final of the 12th series of hit BBC show, The Apprentice.

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In firing her, Lord Sugar told her: “Jessica, I think you’ve got great sales ability but it’s a very, very risky idea. Jessica, it is with regret that you’re fired.”

Jessica, an online fashion entrepreneur and operations director for a PR and marketing agency, is the second housemate in this series with links to north Derbyshire.

Footballer Jamie O’Hara, formerly married to glamour model Danielle Lloyd, once spent a period on loan from Tottenham Hotspur at Chesterfield FC - scoring five times in 19 appearances for the Spireites in 2006.