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Celebrity Big Brother scandal over pay causes two to drop out

Julie Chen reading from Season 1 of Celebrity Big Brother
Julie Chen will host Season 2 of Celebrity Big Brother. Pic credit: CBS

Celebrity Big Brother is set to begin in just under two weeks. Cast speculation has been all over social media, though nothing has been confirmed. Viewers are anxiously awaiting an official announcement but it looks like that may be put on hold.

Realvegas4sure has gone private on Twitter, making spoilers for Celebrity Big Brother impossible for those who didn’t already follow her to see. The reason behind the protected tweets has not been revealed, but she dropped another bombshell today.

What happened with the Celebrity Big Brother cast?

It looks like the CBS executives may be scrambling in the last minute. After news broke about the pay discrepencies within the cast, it looks like two contestants dropped out. Realvegas4sure broke the news about the houseguests choosing not to participate, but no confirmation about who they were.

RealVegas4sure tweet about Celebrity Big Brother losing two houseguests.

With just under a week before the houseguests were reportedly getting ready to move into the house, there are questions about who will fill in the two open spots on Celebrity Big Brother.

Although unconfirmed, rumblings have suggested that Caitlyn Jenner was one of the members who ditched the gig last minute.

Who are the rumored cast members on Celebrity Big Brother?

Right now, the cast list has been released across social media with variations of people.

Nothing has been confirmed by CBS and Realvegas4sure has not confirmed any names. She did drop hints weeks ago and Caitlyn Jenner would have fit one of them.

Also, it was reported that Dina Lohan was set to get $100,000 to participate in the show with a daily bonus for each day she made it in the house. Of course, her name was also on variations of the list.

Some other names being tossed around were Tonya Harding, Sean Spicer, and Tiffany “New York” Pollard. Whether they will appear remains to be seen, but some of them are likely bets.

Celebrity Big Brother premieres Monday, January 21, 2019, at 8/7c on CBS.