Celebrity Big Brother US announces cast including two RuPaul's Drag Race judges

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The upcoming season of Celebrity Big Brother US has announced its line-up, which includes not one but two RuPaul's Drag Race stars.

The new season of the reality show is set to finally premiere next week, and has now confirmed which stars will be bunched together in the house.

Among them are Drag Race judges Todrick Hall and Carson Kressley, as well as former basketball player and Khloe Kardashian's ex Lamar Odom.

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Photo credit: Paul Morigi - Getty Images

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Also taking part are The Real Housewives stars Teddi Mellencamp and Cynthia Bailey, actor Todd Bridges, SNL star Chris Kattan, NSYNC's Chris Kirkpatrick, UFC mixed martial artist Miesha Tate, Olympic figure skater Mirai Nagasu and model and actress Shanna Moakler.

The US edition of Celebrity Big Brother last aired in 2019, with Tamar Braxton winning, while the first series the year before was won by Marissa Jaret Winokur.

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Over in the UK, meanwhile, show alum Rylan Clark has called for the main series to return after it was cancelled in 2018, writing on Twitter: "BRING OURS BACK."

The star, who won Celebrity Big Brother back in 2013, previously spoke about what the show meant to him.

"Big Brother was like a child to me – doing Big Brother's Bit on the Side every night became like a lifestyle rather than a job," he told The Mirror.

"Big Brother changed my life completely – a proper 360 – and I miss it dearly and I just think if it was to come back now, it could come back the same but so different now."

Celebrity Big Brother US is set to premiere its third season on February 2.

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