The civilian edition of the controversial reality series has come under fire for roping in “professional reality stars”, often desperate for a quick buck.
Making the accusations to her 22,000 Twitter followers, Rebecca adressed why she entered the Borehamwood bungalow in the first place.
"Because I was asked, paid, personal reasons, wanted a holiday and I love the show… #ShallIContinue,” she cried.
Later, she added: "EVERYONE is paid to be in bb!!!!"
Chanelle McCleary and Emma Willis on Big Brother
I was asked, paid, personal reasons, wanted a holiday and I love the show
Big Brother housemate Rebecca Jane
Another source told Daily Star: "Before the series of Big Brother started production staff were going around offering fees to lure people to become 2017 housemates.
"The budget isn't massive but anything up to £10,000 was on the cards at one point."
A spokesperson for Big Brother has since shut down Rebecca’s comments, stressing to Express.co.uk: “Housemates in the classic Big Brother series do not receive a fee.”
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Big Brother winners then and now
Rebecca Jane claimed Big Brother housemates are paid
Rebecca Jane made the accusations against Big Brother on Twitter
The mix-up comes after viewers have called for Big Brother to be axed, amid flailing ratings and claims the show “encourages violence”.
Lotan Carter was ejected from the Elstree compound in the midst of a mass brawl, while Kayleigh Morris barely lasted a week before she was thrown out of the back door for aggressive behaviour.
Big Brother continues tonight at 10pm on Channel 5.