UK Big Brother’s Josh to prospective cast: “be very, very wary.”

UK Big Brother’s Josh to prospective cast: “be very, very wary.”
Josh Rafter, of last year’s UK Big Brother (not to be confused with this Big Brother Josh) warns potential house guests of the negative side. He says the show “can suck you up and spit you out,” and says, “If you’re young and you end up with appalling press, it can be terribly damaging to your self-esteem and well-being.”

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