Charley is now the hot favourite for Big Brother‘s fake eviction on Friday night, after being closely matched with fellow nominee Nicky all week.

The pair were neck-and-neck in the odds after nominations were announced on Tuesday – however bookmakers Paddy Power are offering odds of 1-33 on Charley getting the vote compared to 9-1 for Nicky.

Unbeknown to the housemates, Friday’s eviction is a fake one – the latest in a series of tricks played on the housemates in what has been called Fake Week.

Beginning with the arrival of Australian housemate ‘Pauline’ – who was actually actress Thaila Zucchi – the housemates have endured a week of weird goings-on, from being punished amid claims that rules were broken, to seeing a banner flying overhead which told them there was a second house.

Whoever is evicted tonight will leave the house, be interviewed by Davina McCall – unaware that the entire interview will be shown to the housemates – and then sent straight back in to face the music.

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