Christopher Biggins' agent has defended his client following his shock removal from the 'Celebrity Big Brother' house.

Christopher Biggins

Christopher Biggins

The 67-year-old actor was kicked out of the house after using remarks that were "capable of offence", but his agent Jonathan Shalit has insisted that anything Christopher said would not have been intended to cause offence.

Jonathan - who is also a long-time friend of Christopher - told Mirror Online: "I can confirm that he would never intentionally cause offence.

"If something was said in jest which caused offence then I am certain that was not his intention. Biggins is a much loved and wonderful man."

Since Christopher's removal from the house, show bosses have been vague about the specific reasons for his exit.

They have, however, confirmed it was triggered by a string of controversial remarks.

A spokesperson for the programme explained: "Since entering 'Big Brother', he has made a number of comments capable of causing great offence to housemates and the viewing public.

"'Big Brother' does not tolerate offensive language capable of causing widespread offence. Christopher Biggins has left the house."

Meanwhile, ex-housemate Grant Bovey has suggested removing Christopher from the 'Celebrity Big Brother' house was a mistake.

Grant admitted he was a central figure in the house and someone the other celebrities looked up to.

He explained: "Biggins had control over the house. Everyone looked up to him. I don't know who can fill those shoes now he's not there..."