Big Brother's Nadia Almada reveals Adele is a big fan of hers
2023/11/18

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Nadia Almada has revealed Adele recently gave her a shoutout during one of her concerts in , saying she loved her on Big Brother. 

Reality star Nadia, 46, appeared on Good Morning Britian on Friday alongside fellow Big Brother star Craig Phillips.

The pair appeared on the daytime show to chat about the rebooted series of Big Brother which is launching on on Sunday. 

After finding out Adele had mentioned her during a concert, Nadia said: 'I had an emotional meltdown. 

'I have just been connecting with my fans and the community on so I was emotionally crying. I was honoured. I couldn't believe that Adele knew who I was.

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Overjoyed: Nadia Almada has revealed Adele recently gave her a shoutout during one of her concerts in Las Vegas , saying she loved her on Big Brother

Memories: During her show, as she chatted with the audience, Adele recalled being 'ecstatic' that Nadia won Big Brother in 2004 

During her show, as she chatted with the audience, Adele said: 'Do you remember between 2000 and 2005, reality television was bloody great? 

'I remember in England, the first couple of Big Brothers were great. I used to be obsessed.

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No one was trying to be famous. 

'I remember when I was in and it was the final of Big Brother. Things weren't streamed so we were on the phone wit her mum listening to the Big Brother final down the phone. 

'That was the year a lady called Nadia won and she was the first contestant to win. We were ecstatic in Greece while Nadia won Big Brother in London.'

Adele is currently performing a residency at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The show began on 18 November 2022 and is scheduled to end on 4 November 2023.

Nadia, who was the first transgender person to win Big Brother in 2004, appeared on Good Morning Britain shortly after undergoing

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in Marbella.

In photos obtained by , the Portuguese native could be seen with bandages around her nose and eyelids after having work done by Facialteam, who are said to be experts in facial feminisation surgery (FFS).

FFS is a set of reconstructive surgical procedures done to make a person's face appear more feminine. It is commonly done to transgender patients.

Now and then: Reality star Nadia, 46, appeared on Good Morning Britian on Friday to discuss the new series of Big Brother (pictured right in 2004) 

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Adele recalled: 'A lady called Nadia won and she was the first transgender contestant to win. We were ecstatic in Greece while Nadia won Big Brother in London'

For her Good Morning Britain appearance, Nadia looked worlds away from her time on Big Brother as she sported platinum blonde locks.

Dressed in a sheer black blouse, the stylist also wore a pair of black rimmed glasses and a light palette of makeup.

Craig, who won the first series of Big Brother in 2000, looked dapper for his appearance in a short sleeved blue shirt and short cropped hair.

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The propert developer recalled winning the show 23 years ago, saying that newer contestants could be going in with 'an agenda' that he didn't have.

He said: 'I think they could be going in with a bit of agenda, they might already have agents set up. We didn't know anything.'

Remembering his win, he added: 'I was numb. I came out and then got rushed away from my family friends, was bundled in a car and taken back to a hotel.

Suave: Craig, who won the first series of Big Brother in 2000, looked dapper for his appearance in a short sleeved blue shirt and short cropped hair

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Legends: Nadia won the 2004 series while Craig won the first series in 2000

A member of the production team sat down with him asnd said: '"Craig tomorrow you will be on the front of every paper...you will be the most talked about person in Britain." I get goosebumps thinking about it.'

Big Brother fans have been given their first look at the brand new house on Sunday.

's  took viewers on a tour of the garden surrounding the vast build, as a brand new batch of housemates prepare to move in this weekend.

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Unlike previous years, this year's house has put sustainability at the forefront, with an outdoor water tank collecting rainwater that will fill the jacuzzi.

Richard also explained how the show's commitment to sustainability has had an impact on the interior design of this year's house. 

He said: 'There's a bath on a plinth. Initially they were going to have a clear bath but it would have to come from and the key message here in the house this year is sustainability.' 

While Richard admitted he wasn't allowed to show viewers inside the house, he did hint that there were several double beds for steamy liaisons, and a 'vast' living area.

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Coming soon! Big Brother fans have been given their first look at the brand new house ahead of the reality show's return on Sunday

Inside: Good Morning Britain 's Richard Arnold took viewers on a tour of the garden, which included a nod to a Love Island staple with an outdoor fireplace

He also shared that the iconic Diary Room, the place where housemates can offload their struggles and woes to Big Brother, features the 'biggest chair he's ever seen.

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In previous years, the smoking area has been a fixture of house chat and gossip, but this year, it will be kept away from the cameras, with just a microphone to pick up on any dramatic discussions. 

This year's house also features a cheeky nod to its rival Love Island, with the inclusion of an outdoor fireplace.

It was also revealed that 30,000 people applied to take part in the show, though bosses are tight-lipped on exactly how many housemates will move in on launch night.

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