CBB Winner Ryan Thomas Talks About Forgiving Roxanne Pallet Over 'Punching' Scandal

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In what turned out to be one of the most controversial series of Celebrity Big Brother to date, Ryan Thomas was crowned this year's victor and sat down with host Emma Willis to finally talk through the "punch-gate" scandal which saw Roxanne Pallet accuse him of assaulting her, only for her to be found to be lying.

After exiting the Channel 5 show, former Emmerdale actress Pallett apologised and said she had made "a massive, disgusting mistake".

Ryan was asked on Jeremy Vine if he'd be open to meeting Roxanne, 35, for a cup of tea to discuss the allegation and get an apology in person. "It's so important to think positive now and try to take the best from this experience, not the bad". I think she's got a lot to deal with at the moment and so have I.

"I think it's time that we move on and look forward and not dwell on the past and I think she is suffering enough".

"I have a daughter that I want to concentrate on so it's not my priority".

But Thomas said he's not holding a grudge over the incident and believes that Pallett has suffered enough from the fall-out which has followed her allegations. Big Brother makes headlines and sometimes for the wrong reasons, and I appreciate Roxanne's apology.

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Roxanne accused Ryan of being a "woman beater" after he playfully jabbed her in the ribs, and made a formal complaint to CBB.

Lucy has been strongly fighting Ryan's corner on the outside world in the wake of Roxanne's allegations that he "punched her", taking part in her own TV interview where she denounced Roxanne for lying. "It's the final leg of my journey. If I'd have been at home watching that I would have been the same". Online that she will return to reality television as part of Channel 4's Celebrity Coach Trip revival.

"Really? That's great news!"

'All of a sudden i hear waahh wooh, its the people from the house in my hotel screaming and whooping.

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