The Glaswegian confirmed he did have a breakdown in the house during his hour long chat with Anita Rani. During a wide ranging interview Shahbaz gave his take on life inside the house, his state of mind, thoughts on his eviction and his opinion of the other housemates. The interview revealed that Shahbaz “felt reborn” inside the house despite the emotional breakdown he experienced. Shabaz also revealed his childhood of abuse and loneliness.
During the interview callers gave a mixed response to the openly gay Muslim man with many supporting him and a minority expressing dislike for him. Shahbaz defended the Big Brother experience and said he would “change nothing” about his period in the house
You can listen again to the interview online at www.bbc.co.uk/asiannetwork.
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For further information an MP3 file of the interview with Shahbaz on the New Asian Network schedule call Asian Network Publicity on 0208 576 1694.