Big Brother 2013 housemate Gina Rio dropped out of University of Hertfordshire because ‘people didn’t party enough’

PUBLISHED: 16:47 14 August 2013 | UPDATED: 17:30 14 August 2013

Big Brother contestant Gina Rio

Big Brother contestant Gina Rio


SOCIALITE Gina Rio, who is in the running to win Big Brother 2013, dropped out of the University of Hertfordshire.

Big Brother contestant Gina RioBig Brother contestant Gina Rio

Gina, 24, who is 10/3 with Coral to win this year’s contest on Channel 5, failed to complete a course in fashion and marketing at the Hatfield-based uni.

On her official Big Brother profile the 24-year-old said she quit her studies because “people didn’t party enough”.

Before residing in the Big Brother House, in Borehamwood, she lived in luxury in London’s Savoy Hotel for six months fully paid for by her parents.

Gina admitted she spends money when she is angry, and said: “If I’m angry I feel I deserve certain things”.

Big Brother contestant Gina RioBig Brother contestant Gina Rio

The biography also revealed she “has never had a real job where she has been employed by a company”.

But she does wardrobe styling and personal shopping for her rapper boyfriend, Ecksell, and her mum’s friends “who admire her fashion sense”.

She is said to live off a £10,000-a-month allowance from her mum which she spends on clothes, make-up, going out, petrol, haircuts, pedicures, manicures and other ways of treating herself.

The final of Big Brother 2013 is on Monday (August 19).

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