Yes, you heard it right, Daniel O’Reilly, whose ITV2 show Dapper Laughs: On The Pull was cancelled last year after he joked about rape during a stand-up performance, is reportedly keen to get his career back on track and has agreed to enter the house for the upcoming series of the Channel 5 reality show, Celebrity Big Brother.
According to our sources, Daniel O’Reilly is in talks with the channel bosses about joining Big Brother, this summer.
The makes of the show feel that he would be a big character and it would be good for him to reveal his true self after all the controversy.
Daniel was highly criticised for the performance last year, during which he has told a member of the audience that she was gagging for a rape.
“She’s gagging for a rape. Yep, we will have a chat afterwards. Do you want to come backstage after. Bring two of your mates, you will need them.” he had stated as the show was being filmed.He later decided to stop performing on the show and appeared on BBC‘s Newsnight, to defend his character and to apologise for his comments. On Newsnight, he had announced that his alter ego was dead.
“We have given careful thought to the recent criticism of the character Dapper Laughs, which has focused on his activities outside of the ITV2 programme, whose content was carefully considered and complied. We have taken the decision that we will not be considering this show for a second series.” ITV had stated way bay in November 2014, then went ahead and had axed their show Dapper Laughs: On The Pull.
Celebrity Big Brother will air on Channel 5 from August 2015.
He is controversial, he is sexy and he makes you laugh; well, we are talking about the he stand-up comedian, Daniel O'Reilly, who is all set to enter ...1.5