Arthur Fulford left the Big Brother 2017 house after a confidential chat with producers, it’s been revealed.
Arthur left the show on Sunday and will NOT be back, Big Brother bosses announced yesterday.
A short statement released by Channel 5 yesterday afternoon read: “Arthur has left the Big Brother house and will not be returning.
“See the housemates react on Big Brother tomorrow [Monday] night at 10pm, Channel 5.”
Arthur’s exit plays out in tonight’s show, although don’t expect to discover too much more about the reasons behind his exit.
Arthur is seen going to the diary room. After a confidential off-camera conversation, Big Brother reveals he will not be returning to the house
Big Brother gathers the rest of the housemates in the living area and announces: “Housemates listen carefully. Housemates, Arthur has left the Big Brother house and will not be returning.
“Would Raph collect Arthur’s suitcase from the storeroom, pack all his belongings in them and return the suitcase to the storeroom.”
“Arthur you d**k, you should have f**king stay!” shouts Sukhvinder Javeed.
“I saw that coming days ago,” declared Lotan.
He then added: “We have all had a pop of him at some point, myself included…”
Joe continued: “Have you had a pop at him for no reason?”
Meanwhile, Raph went to pack Arthur’s stuff.
“I’m sorry dude,” he said to himself as he collected Arthur’s suitcases from the storeroom.
You can watch the housemates’ reaction to the news in the video above.
Despite an initial shock, it doesn’t take long for the group to get over Arthur’s departure, with Ellie enjoying rubbing sun cream onto Lotan’s back as she smiles; “It’s like Christmas day!”
Big Brother 2017 airs tonight at 10PM on Channel 5 with Bit On The Side straight after at 11PM.