Big Brother 2014: Big day arrives for Derry’s Ashleigh Coyle

Derry's Ashleigh Coyle who remains favourite to win Big Brother.
Derry's Ashleigh Coyle who remains favourite to win Big Brother.
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After almost three months confined in the Big Brother House tomorrow will finally tell the tale of whether not 18-year-old fomer Miss Derry Ashleigh Coyle can with the prestigious reality TV show title.

As the night progresses friends and family of the young woman confirmed they are to gather together at the Delacroix bar in Ashleigh’s native city to watch the live final unfold and hope ‘their girl’ can do it. The Derry Journal will be their to capture them in pictures on the night.

Events within the house itself took an unusual turn last night when Ashleigh’s female rival, Helen Wood offered a teary apology to the Derry girl. The pair have clashed throughput the series. Helen told Ashleigh: ““I owe you an apology,” Helen said as she embraced Ashleigh, “Regardless of all the bitchy comments, I didn’t mean to upset you ever, ever.”

Some commentators have suggested that the timing of the apology was cynical and flaoted just in time for the final but that suggestion was rebuffed by Helen Wood who also said: “I don’t care if people say shes just doing because they’re leaving, they’re not in this situation inside here.”

Ashleigh replied: “Thanks Helen, that means so much.”

Support in Derry for the beautiful teenager continues unabated: One facebooker posted: “Gotta support our girl and get as many people voting as possible!! She is a credit to you!! I cant wait for a catch up with her!! your nerves must be wrecked today!! #TeamAshleigh xox”

Many more are continually posting the details of how to vote for the Derry girl. The number to vote for Ashleigh is 090 20 44 58 02.