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Former Wembley High School pupil Brandon Block enters the Celebrity Big Brother house

PUBLISHED: 13:20 04 January 2017 | UPDATED: 13:26 04 January 2017

Brandon Block entering the Celebrity Big Brother house yesterday (Pic: PA)

Brandon Block entering the Celebrity Big Brother house yesterday (Pic: PA)

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A former DJ who grew up in Wembley is taking part in this year’s Celebrity Big Brother.

Wembley High Technology College (Pic credit: Google)Wembley High Technology College (Pic credit: Google)

Brandon Block, who now works in a psychiatric hospital, shot to fame in the 1990s thanks to his rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle.

The 49-year-old moved to Wembley in 1971 and is a former alumnus of Wembley High School, now called Wembley High Technology College, in East Lane, north Wembley.

In 2000, he mistakenly went up to the stage to collect an award at the Brits while Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood was trying to present a gong resulting in the pair squaring up each other.

After they traded insults Wood threw a glass of water into his face.

Mr Block said he is looking forward “to getting away from technology for a while and having a laugh with new people”.

In 2014, former boxing champion Audley Harrison who also grew up in Brent started in the reality televison programme and came second.

Did you go to school with Brandon Block and have any pictures of him during that time?

Email lorraine.king@archant.co.uk.


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