Big Brother hit with over 1000 Ofcom complaints over bullying behaviour

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Big Brother has been slapped with more than 1,000 Ofcom complaints, with many fans calling out the “disgusting” behaviour of Paul towards Noky.

The television watchdog received a myriad of complaints within the space of a week and published its findings today (Wednesday, November 8).

During the Halloween episode of the ITV show, Ofcom received a total of 769 complaints related to Dylan’s behaviour towards Trish.

Dylan has since been evicted from the reality series during a dramatic double eviction with Paul on Friday night.

Meanwhile, the episode on November 1 received 97 complaints from disgruntled viewers linked to “alleged bullying behaviour” by Paul towards Noky.

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This led to the show’s live feed being shut down after Trish was heard shouting “bully” at Paul in a vicious row.

Ofcom told it also received complaints over Olivia, Tom, Jenkin and Chanelle’s behaviour towards Trish and Noky.

On November 3, Big Brother was hit with 161 complaints relating to various issues throughout the broadcast.

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It received a further 50 linked to “alleged bullying behaviour by Paul towards Noky and Trish” on that night too.

Oliva, Tom, Jenkin and Chanelle’s behaviour towards Trish and Noky garnered 50 complaints as well.

The complaints came after Paul, Tom and Olivia had been causing trouble in the house as they thought about keeping housemates up at night to cause friction.

Paul has since been evicted from the house and his family were made to meet Noky’s relatives after the bullying claims emerged.

When he left the ITV show, he was met with a flurry of jeers from the live audience.

Noky has claimed Paul was targeting her in the compound during a tearful Diary Room chat with Big Brother.

ITV has been contacted for comment on the complaints by

Big Brother airs nightly at 9pm on ITV and ITX (except Saturdays).

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