first woman wins UK Big Brother; highest ratings ever for Kate’s victory.

first woman wins UK Big Brother; highest ratings ever for Kate’s victory.
The UK’s Big Brother 3 ended Friday with the first woman in the series’ history to win. Kate Lawler won £70,000 during the finale, which was watched by 9.9 million people, a new record.
+ plus: UK Big Brother house will be rented out for parties and events until next year’s show.

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