And [Daniels] suddenly thought, "I can't commit to this situation [CBB]".
"Stormy Daniels was booked to appear on the show several months ago and hours before the show was due to go live, informed the production team that she no longer wished to enter the house as previously agreed", the statement read.
Stormy Daniels reportedly pulled out of Celebrity Big Brother after a row with "controlling" producers - amid claims a last-minute custody issue also meant she was unable to appear.
Lawyer Michael Avenatti told the Press Association: "It was over a row with producers".
"She has been telling people she won't be going into the Big Brother house - and has tweeted as much".More news: What Google changed in its location-tracking explanation
Moore described Daniels as "very angry" at newspaper reports she had asked for more money, which she said were untrue.
"Producers have been in touch with Samantha but swore her to secrecy", a source said.
Over in the U.S., Stormy, real name Stephanie Clifford, is now embroiled in multiple lawsuits against the president and his former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.
After this, the Big Brother house will be renovated in super quick time for the regular Big Brother to start, which apparently could be just a few days after the celebrity version is over.
"They tried everything to persuade her to stay and no one could work out why she'd fly all the way from the U.S. to London before deciding to drop out. It wasn't how we wanted it to go, but always remember - no housemate is bigger than Big Brother".More news: Cincinnati Masters: Simona Halep to play Kiki Bertens in final
In it, she was recorded saying: "You think you've seen a storm?"
Daniels allegedly blamed a new development in her divorce proceedings and insisted she had offered to explain this to viewers.
This year's Celebrity Big Brother contestants are: Look Who's Talking and Cheers star Kirstie Alley, Gabby Allen of Love Island 2017 fame, ex-Emmerdale actress Roxanne Pallett, TV psychic Sally Morgan, football player Jermaine Pennant, Ryan Thomas from Coronation Street, "Human Ken doll" Rodrigo Alves, Natalie Nunn from Bad Girls Club, Ben Jardine from Channel 4's Married at First Sight, former banker Nick Leeson, model Chloe Ayling and comedian Hardeep Singh Kohli.
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