Celebrity Big Brother bosses are calling on fans to help Ulrika Jonsson and Verne Troyer win their part of the celebrity lifestyle shopping task.

A video of the pair singing the Lionel Ritchie and Diana Ross duet Endless Love has been posted on the Channel 4 website – and it must get 10,000 views before 11pm on Thursday night in order for the pair to succeed in the challenge.

While the couple’s off-key warbling might make music purists cringe, their costumes – Ulrika in a huge white dress and Verne in a wig and false moustache – and enthusiasm certainly won over the other housemates, who gave them a standing ovation, with cries of “brilliant”.

On Wednesday night, Ulrika said she feared the mood in the house had changed for the worse ahead of Friday night’s first eviction vote.

She faces the chop along with glamour model Lucy Pinder and said last night that the house “doesn’t feel as cohesive as it did at the outset”.

She appeared to single out rapper Coolio for the rising tension, whose “volume and massive presence can get a little bit tiring”.

Ulrika – who is being paid a reported £175,000 to appear on the show – also had an awkward moment with Terry Christian who, as king of the house, nominated her and Lucy for having the most inflated ego and least talent respectively.

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