Craig Phillips – Big Brother’s first ever winner may have appeared the ideal contender for top pick show Ultimate Big Brother, which united a portion of the show’s most essential housemates from over the years in 2010 for one last series on Channel 4.
Yet, Craig Phillips, who won the reality giant’s first show quite a while back in 2000, missing from the Ultimate Big Brother house, which contained any semblance of Big Brother 2 winner Brian Dowling, Big Brother 7’s Nikki Grahame and Celebrity Big Brother 4 champ Chantelle Houghton.
Craig, 48, won the first series of the unscripted TV drama in 2000, and they picking up gained popularity after going up against Nick Bateman, 52, for the cheating in the house.
He told the publication that the last individual he’s be seen from the show he won was Nick, with the couple visiting him in Sydney (where he presently lives) during their traves. Examining the meet-up, Craig stated: I knew Nick was be living in Sydney so I spent five hours with him over two or three bottles of wine. In some cases you can catch him when he’s a bit typical but since Laura was here he was lying after a lie!
Including that he had been “really busy anyway” at that point, Craig disclosed to us that he chose to get back to the makers and decline their offer.
“I was worried about Jade Goody a little and some other things like that,” he included. “It is really not for me, to be honest. I would prefer not to get caught up with battles of any kind or be edited very badly. I’ll simply bow out and not do it.’ So no doubt, that was it. We didn’t wind up doing the Ultimate Big Brother.”
Craig did, nonetheless, go into the house for one day to participate in a structure task with the housemates and he uncovered that being “in and out” of the house like that “was enough for me”.