"I am saddened by the way in which it seems to be operating. It is encouraging unhappy, dysfunctional people to misbehave. I am surprised that Channel 4's chief should allow this travesty to continue." - Vanni Treves, the former Channel 4 chairman, calls for Andy Duncan to pull Big Brother in a 'it would never have happened in my day'-style tirade
"Somebody in his position should have known better and I think it's brought a lot of tension across the community and internationally. He has made a grave error of judgment and he should pay for the consequences." - The Labour MP Khalid Mahmood hops on the 'Duncan out' bandwagon.