Big Brother bosses launch investigation as ITV comes under fire over Trish's historic offensive tweets | The Sun

BIG Brother bosses are investigating a third party hired to trawl over housemates' social media – after Trish's offensive tweets were exposed.

ITV has come under fire from fans who are furious the 33-year-old was allowed in the house in the first place.

The vile Hitler tweets and offensive posts from 2012 about gay and Asian people, all of which The Sun does not wish to repeat, were discovered after Trish was evicted.

The Sun can now reveal ITV is investigating the incident after employing an outside contractor to vet the housemates' accounts.

A spokesperson for Big Brother told us: “This weekend, we have been made aware of concerning historical tweets.

"We are currently looking into why they were not identified by the independent supplier we engage to review the digital footprint of potential Housemates as part of our pre-checks.”


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Trish was meant to appear on Late & Live tonight, but has been banned by show bosses.

She is currently being supported in line with Big Brother's welfare protocols.

Trish issues a statement apologising for the 'racist and homophobic' tweets, saying there was "no excuse".

Trish, 33, deleted her X account, formerly known as Twitter, where the offensive tweets had been posted.

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She has since set up a new account to issue a statement to fans.

Trish wrote: "I'm aware that some very concerning old tweets of mine have resurfaced and I would like to sincerely apologise for the harmful stereotypes I perpetuated and the pain I have cause to the marginalised communities and groups of people mentioned.

"There are no excuses for the ignorance that I showed and I am deeply disappointed, embarrassed and ashamed that I once made such comments.

"I have come a very long way since by educating myself and being educated by others on the impact and harm these views cause.

"It is part of the reason why I am so passionate about standing up for others and holding myself to a high standard of responsibility and accountability for my actions.

"I appreciate the support you've all given me on the show and I understand you feel disappointed.

"I know apologies can seem convenient in these circumstances but I mean it from the bottom of my heart; I am truly sorry.

"I hope it is possible for you to offer me grace and believe that people can change.

"I am committed to being the person I am now, the person you have known me as – someone who speaks up, stands for what they believe in and is always open to growth and accountability. Love Trish."

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