Emmerdale legend Roxanne Pallett signs £750,000 Celebrity Big Brother deal

SEXY Roxanne Pallett has signed up for Celebrity Big Brother.

The former soap actress will make £750,000 for going into the TV house.

A show insider told us: “Bookers have wanted to sign Roxanne for a long time.

“They’ve finally got their way, but for a top-rate fee.”

Roxanne will take part in CBB just weeks after a car crash left her in hospital.

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ROX STAR: Roxanne is lined up for a stint in the Big Brother house

“Roxanne is still dealing with the after-effects of what happened”

Friend of Roxanne Pallett

She suffered painful injuries in the horror incident at the Hunmanby Raceway in North Yorkshire while filming a segment for her breakfast show on Minster FM.

A pal said: “Roxanne is still dealing with the after-effects of what happened.

“But she’s made of strong stuff and refuses to let it stop her going into CBB.”

Roxanne was best known as feisty Jo Sugden in Emmerdale.

Since leaving the ITV soap she has starred in a number of movies, stage musicals and television hits including Waterloo Road and Casualty.

She has also competed on Dancing On Ice and Soapstar Superstar.

The CBB stint will be part of a bumper summer of reality telly shows for Roxanne.

Among the programmes featuring the 35-year-old from Cumbria is Celebrity Island on Channel 4.

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