TOWIE's James 'Arg' Argent to spend Christmas in The Priory, say reports

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TOWIE's troubled James 'Arg' Argent has gone into rehab, according to reports.

The reality TV star, 27, is said to have entered The Priory to curb his partying ways after getting suspended from ITVBe series, The Only Way Is Essex.

TOWIE's Lydia Bright joins Arg for dinner in Marbs - 23 June 2014


Earlier this year, it was confirmed that he'd been asked to take some time out from the show after reportedly testing positive for cocaine.

The Sun now claims the star has checked into The Priory in a bid to tackle his problems - and hopefully win back on/off girlfriend Lydia Bright.

A TOWIE spokesperson has revealed that Arg will NOT be on the show again for the foreseeable future, saying: "He is currently suspended from the show and won't be in the Christmas special."

Lydia Bright works a plaited updo for TOWIE filming, 12 October 2014

© Instagram / @lydiabright

A source told The Sun newspaper: "James was devastated by his suspension from the show and is truly sorry for letting down the cast and production team on the last series.

"He's made the brave decision to spend his birthday and the festive period in rehab."

TOWIE's Lydia Bright and James 'Arg' Argent look close in Ibiza - 27 September.

© Twitter / @MissGeorgiakx

Arg did not feature in the series finale, following his suspension from the reality show amid claims that bosses were fed up of his partying.

He also made headlines in August after sparking a police manhunt when he failed to turn up for a scheduled flight. It later emerged that he had in fact checked into a hotel and fallen asleep.

Then, in October during a flight to Ibiza with his TOWIE co-stars, Arg was caught on camera having vomited down his shirt due to drinking too much alcohol.

He was last seen on screen trying to persuade Lydia to give him another chance...

We hope Arg is back to his best soon.

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