Courtney Act won Celebrity Big Brother and fans are so happy about it
Drag star Courtney Act has stormed to victory in Celebrity Big Brother and fans are delighted. Courtney Act won the 21st series of Celebrity Big Brother in a landslide, winning 49% of the vote out of the five finalists. Speaking shortly after her victory, Courtney said that she was amazed by the public support and validation of her beliefs. She said: “It’s amazing to think that the public have chosen me, I guess it’s validation of the things I came here believing in.” (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)She continued: “My inspiration for coming into the house was a teenage boy who didn’t quite know where he belonged or how he fit in, and not knowing what that meant. “I learned that it’s okay to be different.” This year’s series of Celebrity Big Brother has been called ‘the Year of the Woman’ due to its heavy focus on gender to mark the 100th anniversary of women’s partial suffrage in the UK. Courtney had previously said that she would have preferred a woman to win the ‘Year of the Woman’ series, and called her victory ‘slightly ironic.’ Courtney Act is the drag persona of Shane Jenek, and
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