Big Brother's Brian Dowling reignites feud with Davina McCall

Big Brother's Brian Dowling reignites feud with Davina McCall
Big Brother's Brian Dowling reignites feud with Davina McCall

Brian Dowling has reignited his feud with Davina McCall, claiming she has yet to apologise after their war of words. 

The pair locked horns when highlights series, Big Brother: Best Shows Ever, aired in 2020 with Brian not featuring - despite having both starred in and hosted the series. 

After claiming the show was trying to 'rewrite history' Davina fired back that he had been approached by show bosses but declined to appear.   

'It wasn't fair': Big Brother's Brian Dowling has reignited his feud with Davina McCall and claims she didn't apologise to him after a row over the series in 2020

'It wasn't fair': Big Brother's Brian Dowling has reignited his feud with Davina McCall and claims she didn't apologise to him after a row over the series in 2020 

Two years on, the pair's feud has not come to an end, with Brian telling The Sun'I've not got an apology for stuff that was said. 

'I was uncomfortable with Davina's truth because they weren't Davina's truths to tell. They were my truths to tell, and how I felt regarding my firing from Channel 5.

'Davina worked on a show on Channel 4. Davina and I had a good relationship up until the summer of last year, but things were said publicly that weren't true and weren't fair.' 

MailOnline has contacted Davina's representatives for comment.

Feuding: Davina and Brian locked horns when highlights series, Big Brother: Best Shows Ever, aired in 2020 with Brian not featuring - despite having both starred in and hosted the series

Feuding: Davina and Brian locked horns when highlights series, Big Brother: Best Shows Ever, aired in 2020 with Brian not featuring - despite having both starred in and hosted the series

Davina was the original host of Big Brother but left in 2010 when it was axed from Channel 4 to Channel 5. 

Brian appeared on Big Brother twice - in series 2 in 2001 and nine years later on 2010's Ultimate Big Brother - before being invited to host the show when it moved over to Channel 5. 

He presented from 2011 to 2013 before being taken over by Emma Willis - something he claims he wasn't told about and only discovered after reading it in a newspaper. 

After the show was axed for good in 2018, it came back for a highlights special in 2020 featuring memorable moments and chats with former contestants and presenters. 

Happier times: Davina was the original host of Big Brother but left in 2010 when it was axed from Channel 4 to Channel 5. Brian then presented from 2011 to 2013 (pictured in 2010)

Happier times: Davina was the original host of Big Brother but left in 2010 when it was axed from Channel 4 to Channel 5. Brian then presented from 2011 to 2013 (pictured in 2010) 

However, Brian did not appear,  and shared a cryptic tweet hinting he wasn't offered the chance to take part in Best Shows Ever, tweeting a fan: 'You are not the only one. Actually at this stage it's getting rather funny. People trying to rewrite history.'

Following Brian's comments about his experience working on the show, Davina took to social media to clarify that Brian was offered the chance to appear on Best Shows Ever.

She tweeted: 'Just an FYI . We did ask @brianofficial to be part of the show. He was ultimate housemate!!!! That was a no brainer.'  

Hitting out: When the highlights show aired in 2020 Brian claimed it was trying to 'rewrite history' by not mentioning his tenure as host of the programme

Hitting out: When the highlights show aired in 2020 Brian claimed it was trying to 'rewrite history' by not mentioning his tenure as host of the programme 

Davina also hit back at claims the show was 'trying to rewrite history' as she clarified that they were not ignoring Brian's stint as host. 

In the highlights show Rylan Clarke-Neal asked Emma what it was like to take over as presenter of Big Brother after working with the 'Big Mother' Davina. 

Davina defended her statement by tweeting to say: 'This is what he said. He was referring to when she worked with me on C4.

'Clear as day. He never said she took over from me as host.' 

Explanation: After Brian's tweet, Davina took to Twitter to clarify that Brian was offered the chance to appear on Best Shows Ever

Explanation: After Brian's tweet, Davina took to Twitter to clarify that Brian was offered the chance to appear on Best Shows Ever

Drama: Davina then clarified that they weren't ignoring Brian's stint as host in a section on the show in which Emma Willis was asked about working alongside Davina

Drama: Davina then clarified that they weren't ignoring Brian's stint as host in a section on the show in which Emma Willis was asked about working alongside Davina 

Brian hit back again with a lengthy Instagram post in which he

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