Christopher Biggins has been removed from the Celebrity Big Brother house after he made comments "capable of causing great offence".
In a statement, the Channel 5 reality TV show said: "Big Brother has taken the decision to remove Christopher Biggins from the Celebrity Big Brother house.
"Since entering Big Brother, he has made a number of comments capable of causing great offence to housemates and the viewing public.
"Big Brother does not tolerate offensive language capable of causing widespread offence.
"Christopher Biggins has left the house."
Channel 5 confirmed that tonight's eviction, the first in the new series, will still take place.
Anthea Turner's ex-husband Grant Bovey and radio DJ James Whale both face eviction after becoming the first housemates to be nominated.