When he said he hadn't done drag before on the show, fans also found him dressed as Daenerys from Game of Thrones from a past Halloween.
Now the heat is on - and the first Big Brother housemate is due to be evicted this Friday.
While Jenek is winning fans across the United Kingdom, one celebrity housemate who has been drawing controversy is India Willoughby, Britain's first transgender woman to present the news.
India is the clear favourite to be evicted after viewers and housemates turned against her.
She went on to admit to her housemates that she saw drag queens as mocking transgender people like herself, and later went on to liken blackfaced minstrels to men wearing drag.
Willoughby, who was born Jonathan Willoughby and became Britain's first transgender television newsreader, previously admitted to Jenek that she had a "weird phobia" of drag queens.
Meanwhile, her male competition Jonny is looking far safer at 4-1.
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They also said they were unimpressed with her for refusing to give up her bed to Ann Widdecombe until Big Brother told her to even though it was originally Ann's.
Courtney Act, whose real name is Shane Jenek, is an Australian drag queen who appeared on season six of RuPaul's Drag Race.
Courtney Act is now the bookies' clear favourite to win at 11-8.
In just over a week, India has managed to cause several fights in the Big Brother house with the most recent row including Courtney Act and Andrew Brady.
Not far behind are Boyzone's Shane Lynch and comedian Dapper Laughs, both now lying at 9-1 odds to win. "What if the optics were different?", he said. "Got it. I think the conversation will evolve, hopefully". This year offered a point a difference as the series kicked off with an all-female house to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women getting the vote in the UK.
Liverpool legend John Barnes is clearly a firm favourite with the audience.
Another said: "Full on love John Barnes". "You can reject their advances and making someone feel like they can't reject advances because they will receive backlash is actually why there is a "Time's Up" movement and a "Me Too" movement going on right now".
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He said that U.S. was busy playing the blame game against Pakistan rather than helping them secure the Pak-Afghan border. The development comes amid rising U.S.