Celebrity Big Brother: What is the real reason Trisha Paytas left the house

She became the third housemate to leave.

Press Association
Last updated: 14 August 2017 - 10.37am

Trisha Paytas became the third contestant to leave the Celebrity Big Brother house on Friday (August 11th) – walking out hours after being saved from eviction.

But what was the real reason she walked out of the show?

[Read more: Trisha Paytas hits out at CBB co-stars]

In vlogs she has posted on her YouTube channel since exiting the Channel 5 show, Paytas said that she had to go because "my sanity" is more than important than "fame or money".

Verbally attacking her co-stars, she described Girls Aloud popstar Sarah Harding as "trash" and reality TV regular Jemma Lucy as "aggressive".

She accused Harding of calling the older housemates "names behind their back" and added that the 2017 summer cast were "more horrible" than anyone she has ever met before.

"They all just desperately want a career again," she said.

Apologising to her fans on Twitter, she added: "I'm sorry to those I let down , video explanation coming soon. Please believe the environment was extremely unhealthy."

Trisha Paytas (Channel 5)

But shortly before midnight, host of Big Brother’s Bit On The Side Rylan Clark-Neal told viewers the YouTube star’s decision to leave after 11 days in the house.

He said: “Unfortunately I have got some breaking news, I can confirm that Trisha has decided to leave the Big Brother house.”

He added that viewers would have to tune in to Saturday’s show to see the reasons for her departure, as well as the fallout among remaining housemates.

California-born Paytas wasted no time getting to know the other contestants when she entered the house, discussing everything from stripping to circumcision and sexuality.

Last week, she broke down on the show and begged to be allowed a washcloth to “scrub her butt”.

Speaking in the Diary Room, she exploded into tears and cried: “I can’t even wash my body properly … I just want a washcloth, it’s like I can’t even scrub my butt or anything.”

Paytas’ cries were met with a wave of sympathy from fans, with some even offering to provide a supply of flannels.

Meanwhile, fans have had mixed reactions to the American’s departure.

One viewer said “Good for her. She don’t have to deal with those snakes”, while another wrote on Twitter: “Devastated, had such high hopes for her, probably won’t watch as frequently any more, boring without the queen.”

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