Brian Dowling shares video of Big Brother victory SIXTEEN years ago

How was it so long ago?

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Brian Dowling has done an excellent job of making people across the UK and Ireland feel VERY old today.

The TV presenter shared a throwback to the iconic day sixteen years ago, in which he was crowned the winner of Big Brother.

The star came first in the second series of the UK TV show back in 2001, when Helen Adams came in second place.

The video on Instagram, featured a fresh-faced Brian, holding hands with Helen as they waited for Davina McCall to announced the results.

He captioned the video: “16yrs ago today, feels like yesterday” adding that it was “life changing”.

16yrs ago today,feels like yesterday @davinamccall #2001 #amazing #lifechanging #BB

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A whopping seven million people voted during the final.

Many of Brian’s fans took to Instagram to label him the competitions ‘best contestant’ and call it their favourite season of the show.

Plenty of others got in touch to mention how old they felt considering it was so long ago.

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