George Galloway takes on Big Brother
Respect MP George Galloway has entered C4's Celebrity Big Brother House.
Politician George Galloway founder of the Respect Coalition and prominent anti war leader is looking forward to this new challenge "It's good for politics" says George Galloway "I believe that politicians should use every opportunity to communicate with people."
I'm a great believer in
the democratic process. Big Brother is watched by millions. More young people
vote during Big Brother than in the General Election!. I hope they'll vote for
me over the next few weeks"
George Galloway appearance at the US Senate topped BBC's poll for Favourite Moment of 2005 with 52% of the vote beating David Cameron at PMQ's,18%, and Tony Blair's election win which polled only 11%!
George Galloway will be raising money for British based charity INTERPAL during his stay in the Big Brother House.
Whilst George is looking forward to the experience there are some things he may miss "I will miss my family, my phone and not being able to keep up with news and current affairs. Although one thing I won't be without is my trademark cigar!"
Could George Galloway win Celebrity Big Brother?
"If I win, it will be my
greatest election victory since, well, since my last one!" adds George