Big Brother's Deana Uppal has suggested that fellow contestant Chris James ignored her in the house because she is Indian, reports the Daily Star.
Chris, 21, was evicted from the show last night, but 23-year-old model Deana had become increasingly frustrated by the bouncer's silence and confessed to the other housemates that she fears it was because of her ethnicity.
Contestant Emily Parr was removed from the house in 2007 after she uttered a racial slur. Also in 2007, celebrities including Jade Goody found themselves at the heart of a racism row following discussions about fellow housemate Shilpa Shetty.
Big Brother now warns housemates about using offensive language and has also banned them from mimicking foreign accents.
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