|Bookmakers have decided that UK Big Brother housemates, Michelle and Stuart, were sufficiently intimate on Tuesday, to start paying out to anyone who bet that this seasonís show would produce the first couple to have sex live on British television. Speculation abounds as to exactly what the love struck pair were up to underneath the hastily assembled structure of stools and blankets Michelle had made to afford them some privacy, but bookies suspect that they werenít discussing nominations.|
'We always thought it was going to happen,' said Ladbrokes spokesperson, Warren Lush, adding that the company had paid out a small five-figure sum to hundreds of punters who had placed their bets before the start of the series.
'The sex may have been good for Stuart and Michelle, but it certainly wasn't good for us,' quipped a Paddy Power spokesman.
William Hill is now offering odds of 8/1 that the pair will be married by December 31st, 2004.