Gay icon, Anthony Hutton, winner of Big Brother 2005, received minor facial injuries after being attacked in Manchester in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The reality TV star, had hospital treatment for facial injuries after the incident which occurred after he left the Baby Grand nightclub in Manchester.

A police spokesman said a 25 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and bailed until May 7 pending further enquiries.

A spokeswoman for Greater Manchester Police said: “Officers went to Baby Grand where a 24-year-old man was found with minor facial injuries.

“He was taken to Manchester Royal Infirmary for treatment and was subsequently discharged.

“A man from Higher Poynton was arrested at the scene on suspicion of Section 47 assault.”

Mr Hutton, who won £50,000 in last year’s reality TV competition, was taken to Manchester Royal Infirmary and later discharged.

Since leaving the Big Brother house the former dancer has released a keep fit DVD and appeared in panto.