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Carole Vincent's Biography

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Carole Vincent was a 53 year-old unemployed health worker from East London when she entered Big Brother series 8.

Carole Vincent came close to eviction on Day 80 of Big Brother. Gerry and Carole had received the most public votes to be evicted but the 'gurus' Ziggy, Tracey and the twins chose to evict Gerry.

Carole had received far more votes from the public than the other nominees. She received 49% of the vote to be evicted. Next highest was Gerry with 24%.

Carole has worked as a foster carer and as a young people's sexual health and HIV worker.

When she became a Big Brother housemate, Carole Vincent was a divorced bisexual, who stood for Respect at the local elections and had been on a number of demonstrations throughout her life, for example, Stop the War, save local hospitals, anti-apartheid, and Greenham Common.

As the Respect candidate, Carole came ninth in Markhouse ward in Waltham Forest with 471 votes (15.4% of voters). 

Carole got cautioned for breach of the peace when demonstrating against John Reid.

Carole Vincent's brother was a wrestler.

Carole has a giant African land snail as a pet.

Carole Vincent likes Peter Kay and like fellow Big Brother housemate Lesley is also a fan of Ricky Gervais.

Twenty years before Big Brother Carole sang in a band called Fancy Footwork.

When she entered Big Brother, Carole Vincent appeared to get the biggest cheer of all the housemates.

In the second week of Big Brother, Carole along with Tracey and Shabs was nominated for eviction. In the end, Shabnam was the one to be evicted.

In the third week of Big Brother, Carole was nominated again, this time with Jonathan and Seany. Once again, Carole survived with Seany being the one evicted. Earlier in the week, Carole, Jonathan and Seany were also given the role of choosing a housemate to receive £100,000 and they selected Liam.

In the fourth week, Carole Vincent was nominated yet again, but once more survived the public vote as Billi was evicted.

In the end, Carole Vincent survived a total of four evictions to reach the last day and end up finishing fifth in Big Brother series 8.

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