The 29-year-old recently wed Greg Shepherd, who she’s been with since 2013, in a no expense spared ceremony in the Maldives. The genre of "scripted reality" has attracted much criticism for a lack of authenticity, or indeed outright deception. From series 1–3, the main cast received star billing in the opening credits and were credited by their first names. Former 'The Only Way is Essex' star Vas J. Morgan has accused the show of "systematic racism", claiming he felt he wasn't "treated equally to the other cast members". Lydia, who also dated ex-TOWIE star Tom Kilbey, runs online fashion brand Bella Sorella with her sister and also recently launched her own podcast series with her family. She’s also a trained make-up artist and the managing director of Fierce Face makeup. When they left, the gang followed them back to Essex." The show has been criticised for its negative and stereotypical representation of Essex, and there have been a number of complaints to ITV2. He also presented Take Me Out: The Gossip. ... male cast … ‘When I was on Towie I was known everywhere I went. TOWIE cast ranked in order of annoyance. TOWIE OG Lauren just recently announced she was quitting the show after nine years to focus on her business and budding romance with millionaire banker boyfriend Tony Keterman. Lauren has an estimated net worth of £2.1 million. So it's fitting that the men of TOWIE stripped naked for an audience of cast-members on Tuesday night. It's not like they've got people from America and said 'Right, act like you think you know where Essex is.' She became known for her on-off relationship with fellow cast member James 'Arg' Argent. Despite an ever-changing line-up and an impressive 24 series in under its belt, TOWIE still manages to pull in a massive 1 million + viewers. Jess, who used to date fellow TOWIE star Ricky Rayment, quit the show in 2016 to focus on her own ventures, including a fitness DVD and fake eyelash line. In March 2020, production on Series 26 has stopped due to the COVID-19 pandemic. [15] The aftermath of the attack was aired during series 3 episode 10. TOWIE exclusive: the female stars reveal the secrets of their success July 08, 2013 - 14:34 BST hellomagazine.com TOWIE stars tell HELLO! Holy moly! Essex, his real name, first appeared in Towie as a supporting cast member in series two alongside his cousin, Chloe Sims. Kirk Norcross commented, "I've met Rylan before and he's actually a really nice boy but when people think of Essex they just think of the abbreviation, the 'Shut-up', the 'Oh my god' - that was all Amy Childs and we don't want that. Fresh Out of Essex was a set of 35 mini online 5–12 minute episodes that were uploaded onto the official website when the series was off air in 2012. The star praised TOWIE bosses for airing scenes, which showed Tommy Mallet crying as part of their I Cry Because campaign, with the male cast members sharing what makes them open to vulnerability. All profits from the single went to Text Santa.[26]. Hunky Dan Edgar, who joined the series in 2015, was also back for series 24, for explosive scenes with Chloe Sims, who has been on the show since the second series. He's a douche bag." Former The Only Way is Essex ... “I would overhear conversations of a male cast member saying to the girls like, ‘Oh yeah you effed – like slept with – that n***** in the past’. The Only Way Is Essex – Dance Anthems is a 61-song compilation album released on 13 October 2014. On 1 December 2012, it was reported that X Factor finalist Rylan Clark would appear on the TOWIE Live special episode and later return as a full-time cast member in 2013. It’s been almost 10 years since the original TOWIE cast first burst onto our TV screens teaching us words like ‘reem’, ‘vajazzle’ and ‘muggy’. TV News. A post shared by Kirk Norcross (@kirk_norcross) on Jul 22, 2019 at 12:56pm PDT. James Argent Arg has said the surgery has improved his 'overall confidence and self-esteem' Arg … Jess also recently splashed out on a £1.25 million pad in Chigwell, Essex, which was one of four houses Mark converted. In 2016, Lauren started dating Joey Morrison but they later split amid claims he sent X-rated snaps to other women from his prison cell. Series 2 also saw the departure of original cast member Amy Childs. The Only Way Is Essex cast 2017 - who's on the show! They are fine now, just a bit shocked, although Sam has been left with two black eyes." Billie joined the second series of TOWIE in 2011 before leaving in 2016 to focus on her family. Once famously engaged to Mark Wright, original TOWIE star Lauren left the show in 2012 only to return in 2016 to become a regular again. Other regulars include Pete Wicks, James ‘Diags’ Bennewith, Courtney Green, Chloe Meadows, Bobby-Cole Norris, Liam Blackwell, Sam Mucklow and Shelby Tribble. Sep 14, 2014 - Explore Terry Levy's board "TOWIE Boys" on Pinterest. We lock threads when they have 1000 posts, click the blue button to see all threads for this topic and find the latest open thread. Share this article via facebook Share this article via twitter Share this article via messenger. He and Yazmin were said to have gone abroad for some cosmetic treatments over the summer which could well have been the same infamous Turkey trip that broke their pair up. The Only Way Is Essex (often abbreviated as TOWIE / ˈ t aʊ i /) is a British reality television series based in Brentwood, Essex, England.It shows "real people in modified situations, … [23] The fourth series began in January 2012. 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