She explained: “I wasn’t surprised that Ann nominated me because I said if there’s one person who would make a vindictive nomination, it would be her.
» Top New Releases in Books
Loading the page...
“I have been very outspoken, I’m only on there because I spoke up about what was going on in Rochdale. And I spoke out about that because I felt that generations of girls were subjected to a lot more pain than that over a period of years.
“For me, Ann was in a position of influence in the Houses of Parliament when Ann Cryer was banging on the door and trying to get MPs to deal with that abuse.
“So for Ann to make that nomination, based on the fact that she said I couldn’t watch pain, is completely hypocritical, it upset me.”
Emma was keen to explain that Ann was not in a position to give her side of the story to which Maggie accepted and concluded the chat about the former politician.
“I knew that Ann had a problem with me,” she explained. “I wouldn’t be very surprised if Ann and I spend any time with each other outside this arena.”
Maggie spoke out about the child sex abuse investigations which took place in Rochdale.
She took leave following a family bereavement and when she returned to work she found that the inquiry had been abandoned.
She resigned from Greater Manchester Police after claiming that hundreds of cases of alleged abuse were mishandled.
The Rochdale child abuse scandal reportedly took place after 2008.
Ann Widdecombe held a position in office as Shadow Home Secretary between 1999-2001 and was the Maidstone and The Weald MP between 1987 and 1997.
Express.co.uk has contacted a representative of Ann Widdecombe for comment.
Maggie followed Rachel Johnson in this evening’s shock double eviction, who took the opportunity to blast Shane Janek over the controversial shopping list.
Celebrity Big Brother airs weekdays on Channel 5 at 9pm.