Roxanne Pallett appeared on television on Monday to offer a full apology to Ryan Thomas for accusing him of deliberately hurting her on Celebrity Big Brother.
Having watched the footage after quitting the show on Saturday, the 35-year-old actress claims she ‘over-reacted’ to being playfully jabbed by Ryan and said she got it ‘completely wrong.’
However, a host of celebrity viewers of the Jeremy Vine show took to
Not helping? Roxanne Pallett’s public apology to Ryan Thomas on the Jeremy Vine show was labelled ‘a pathetic PR stunt’ and ‘damage control’ by celebrities on Monday
She said: ‘The first thing I did when I came out of the house was look back at the footage and I really got it wrong’ (pictured, the moment)
Television presenter Eamonn Holmes did not agree with her decision to go on air, writing: ‘It would have been better if she hadn’t apologised with this PR stunt.
‘At least there still would have been some doubt over whether she actually believed what she was saying …. however wrong. #CBB
‘Sometimes it’s good to accept an apology – Sometimes it’s right to say Stick it.’
Not impressed: Television presenter Eamonn Holmes did not agree with her decision to go on air, writing: ‘It would have been better if she hadn’t apologised with this PR stunt’
Ryan’s brother, Adam, who stars on Emmerdale, said: ‘Jeremy vine to scared to speak up too pc pathetic interview !!… to everyone that knows her and knows the real her and the lies and the stories she has spun for several years it is so frustrating to watch … good scene tho Rox annnddd cut!!’
In 2009, Roxanne appeared on Dancing On Ice and Jason Gardiner, a judge on the show, said: ‘I’ve only known her to be argumentative, dramatic and disingenuous.
‘Ruthless ambition eventually destroys and leaves a wake of devastation. This is damage control.
Breaking down: Ryan has been in emotional turmoil during his time in the house as he worried that he could be ‘finished’ following the allegation
Fuming: Ryan’s brother Adam labelled the interview ‘pathetic’ and accused Roxanne of acting, saying: ‘good scene tho Rox annnddd cut!!’
Not bowled over: Both Adam and Jason Gardiner, who worked with Roxanne in 2009 on Dancing On Ice slated the actress after her appearance on the show
Distraught: Lucy Mecklenburgh has said that she hasn’t been able to sleep after Roxanne accused her boyfriend Ryan Thomas of punching her
‘She doesn’t deserve the platform that comes with celebrity. I smell a book deal. #cynicalme.’
US blogger and former CBB star, Perez Hilton wrote: ‘No sympathy for Roxanne Pallett from me. She has been exposed! Was this apology good for U?’
And Loose Women star Denise Welch said: ‘Haven’t seen it but sounds like the Roxanne ‘apology’ was as contrived as we knew it would be?’
Something to say: Viewers didn’t hold back after the interview
However, others appeared to feel sorry for her.
Singer Talia Dean wrote: ‘#roxannepallett has apologised. Let’s not bully her into a grave. Let’s hope she gets help controlling & understanding her triggers.
‘Hopefully talk against false accusations. Wishing Ryan all the best, thank god for the cameras. Let’s learn from this #cbb @womensaid @bbuk.’
Opinion: Loose Women star Denise Welch (left) said: ‘Haven’t seen it but sounds like the Roxanne ‘apology’ was as contrived as we knew it would be?’
X Factor finalist Talia Dean wrote: ‘#roxannepallett has apologised. Let’s not bully her into a grave. Let’s hope she gets help controlling & understanding her triggers’