Did CBB’s Stephen Bear fake winning the lottery?

That is SO Bear

Stephen Bear

by Polly Foreman |
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Ever since Stephen Bear bounded (literally) into the Celebrity Big Brother house, we've been in a constant state of alarm / confusion / dying of laughter.

Stephen Bear
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We get that he's a bit of a bloody nightmare, quite possibly the world's worst person to share a bedroom with, kinda unpleasant to be around etc etc – but you can't deny he's bloody good tele.

heat can't quite decide if we think he's the best or the worst person in the world – it changes every day.

The latest bit of Bear related confusion thrust upon is allegations that he once faked winning the lottery.

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Literally, we wouldn't be surprised.

According to The Sun, he faked a £2 million lottery win three years ago using a Photoshopped BBC news article with the headline: "Roofing Reality Star Reveals Lottery Win".

Oh, Bear, WHAT RU LYK?

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If true, the hoax looks like it was ridiculously elaborate – and we're guessing it would have taken him quite a bit of time to do…

In pictures obtained by the paper, the fake article is available in full, and reads:

“Walthamstow reality star Stephen Bear has won £2m from the Midweek Lotto Draw.

“The roofer plans to fund a lavish lifestyle for family and friends, including a Bentley Continental and a Dubai holiday home.”

Just IMAGINE Bear sitting at home on his own writing all this nonsense, chuckling away.

He even thought to include a quote from himself (for credibility, ofc), which reads: “I’ll be wearing less steel toe caps now and more pointy shoes! I’m going to enjoy having a spend up soon!”

He's actually not a bad news writer – wanna come work for us, Bear?

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