There’s always plenty of on-screen drama on The Only Way Is Essex, but now that the cameras have stopped rolling for the show’s summer break there’s even more going on behind the scenes.
Some of the show’s big stars are facing the axe, as producers want to give the Reality series a revamp before filming begins again,“The new producers want to focus on fewer storylines,” a TOWIE insider confirms to heat.
“Lydia Bright could be the first big-name casualty, as she’s becoming more interested in her own shop and clothing line. Another could be Chloe Sims. She didn’t find the last series exciting,” heat has been told.
They’re not the only names in danger. Cara Kilbey and Tom Pearce need to watch out, too.
“Cara’s been moaning on set about too much filming,” says heat’s source. “Also, Cara’s best friend Billi [Mucklow] now has a boyfriend who’s not on the show, so there’s no room for romantic storylines. She’s said she’s happy to go because all she seemed to do was argue with the Wright family.
“Tom Pearce’s position is also shaky: he failed to get a romance going with Lauren [Goodger] or any of the other girls.”
A spokesperson for the ITV2 show has confirmed that, “All the cast will be reviewed before we start the next series.”
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