Lauren Goodger confirms she will RETURN to TOWIE next series!

Published Wednesday, Aug 3 2016, 13:42 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Lauren Goodger has confirmed she's returning to TOWIE next series!

The original Essex star had hinted at a show return last week and now she's confirmed it, telling Loose Women: "I was meant to be in this series but couldn't because of personal reasons. I am doing the next series, yes."


Lauren Goodger in The Only Way Is Essexmas, December 2015

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Lauren in The Only Way Is Essexmas 2015.

When asked if it would be a full-time return or the occasional appearance, Lauren said: "We will see how it goes. I've had a chat with the execs and they are so lovely, so nice. They said they missed me and would love me to come back.

"I said I would love to come in as Lauren so people can see who Lauren is. Nobody knows who I am. I've always been in drama or in a relationship on TV and now it's about me. I have no drama. I can go in and be one of the girls."

How exciting is that?!

Lauren Goodger gets new Easilocks hair extensions at Gloss in Buckhurst Hill Essex, 22 July 2016

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Lauren looking super glam last week.

The 29-year-old has teased a return in her new! magazine column last week, telling readers: "I had a great meeting with Lime, the production company behind TOWIE among other shows, brainstorming and plotting the return of LG to your TV screens! I'd love to be back on TV so watch this spaceā€¦ and don't be surprised if you see me pop up in TOWIE again in the future."

Lauren left TOWIE in series six, after being an original cast member from day one. She briefly returned for a cameo in the Christmas special last year, before departing again.

Since leaving Essex, she's appeared on Dancing On Ice and in Celebrity Big Brother. She also turned down the chance to appear in Love Island last year as she was too busy, and Ex On The Beach as it's not her kind of show.

Lauren's return would be welcomed by many TOWIE stars, such as Chloe Lewis, who said: "I think it's nice when people pop back in as it shows they're still part of the Essex family. Lauren Goodger is a friend of mine so it would be nice to see her now and again."

Her last appearance in TOWIE was a one-off cameo in December 2015 for the Only Way Is Essexmas special, where she returned to have a girly chat with Chloe Sims and Danielle Armstrong about love.

"I've just taken myself out and focused on growing up a little bit," she told them.

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