There had been speculation that Mario and Emma had split after she hit out at the Essex star via Twitter last week, and in last night's episode, Mario revealed that all is not well in their relationship.
Speaking to Ricky Rayment and Lewis Bloor during a game of football, Mario said: "At the minute me and Emma are going through a really bad phase. It's nothing to do with Chloe L, it's just been an ongoing thing for a little while.
"It just hasn't been working out. We've been arguing a lot."
And while bumping into Ferne McCann, who said her ex-boyfriend Charlie Sims blamed her for "meddling" in between Mario and Emma's relationship, he admitted that the couple are "on the rocks".
Later on, Mario bumped into Chloe in the gym, and the pair seemingly enjoyed a little flirting.
Mario said to Chloe: "You're looking very well, I must say. I've never been linked to a girl so heavily that I've actually never met properly."
Chloe replied: "Yeah I know it's all the Twitter rumours and that, isn't it? Jake [Hall] ain't too happy about it either."
New cast member Chloe revealed she was going to Dubai to "clear her head", which left Mario to say: "I understand. I'll just have to stalk your Instagram, you know, bikini pictures and stuff."
Later on at the St. Patrick's Day party, Mario spoke about his encounter with Chloe to Ricky. Mario revealed: "I bumped into Chloe in the gym. She did look well, very well. I went shy. If I was single I would take her out, but obviously I'm not."
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