TV: Interview - Ryan Thomas on Celebrity Big Brother.

Ryan Thomas is a British actor best known for playing Jason Grimshaw in ITV’s Coronation Street.  Since his rise to fame Ryan has been the subject of many tabloid headlines.


Over the last year Ryan has been dating reality star and fitness guru Lucy Mecklenburgh. The couple first met when appearing on the TV series Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls.

Before Emma Willis welcomed him into the house, we grabbed Ryan for a quick chat..

Why are you doing Celebrity Big Brother?

“I’m doing Celebrity Big Brother for a new challenge, new experiences and hopefully for people to see the real me.”

What are you going to bring to the show?

“I’ll be the housemate who brings fun, laughter, maybe tears in a good way, hopefully what the Celebrity Big Brother house needs.”

What's your idea of a nightmare housemate?

“My idea of a bad housemate is someone who is confrontational and always trying to make an argument out nothing. It’s a close environment and any negativity will show through.”


Celebrity  Big Brother continues tonight at 9pm on Channel 5.