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Celebrity Big Brother wants EgyptAir hijack selfie Brit for the house

Channel 5’s Celebrity Big Brother is set to stretch the definition of the word celebrity to its absolute limit by enlisting a man famous for appearing in a photo with a faux terrorist threatening to blow up a plane.

Earlier this month, an Egypt Airlines flight was redirected to Cyprus by a man purporting to have a bomb strapped to his chest.

Ben Innes, was one of the crew who took a picture with the would-be bomber Seif Eldin Mustafa, who in the end was found to be carrying a fake bomb.

Leeds-based health and safety auditor Innes gained notoriety for his toothy grin in the face of adversity which was incorrectly reported as a selfie in the media.

This comes after it emerged Celebrity Big Brother was named the most complained about series in the regulator’s history – boasting 73,788 complaints since it was first launched on Channel 4.

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