Rub-a-dub-dub in Sam's hot tub
The TOWIE gang decided to ignore the plummeting temperatures outisde and instead opted to pretend like they were in Marbella in episode five.
First up was Sam's bikini housewarming party complete with hot tub. Sam revealed her plans for this swimwear party to lovesick Arg, who is still pining for his Lydia despite being shooed away by her like a Big Issue seller on the high street. Arg slightly childishly requested that Sam didn't invite Lydia to the party because he didn't want to see her talking to blokes wearing "a swimming costume and bra and knickers". Arg, I don't she'd be wearing both.
Arg had an invite across town to go and join Joey, Diags and Mario as Mick, like some sort of scout leader, took the boys to his seaside caravan. Joey packed the essentials; a guitar and a onesie, and it was off to Walton-on-the-Naze.
Mario may have been off on his road trip, but he continued to woo Lucy as he hired a Bruno Mars-agram (no, we never knew they existed either) to turn up at her shop and serenade the wee lassie.
Lucy might well be "amazing just the way she is" but one lady who could have done with that confidence boost a bit more was poor Lauren Goodger... yes you read that right, poor Lauren Goodger. She may be "built like Rhianna", but the ice queen of Essex broke down in front of her best friend Popey when the thought of donning a bikini filled her with dread.
While Arg was skinny dipping and probably catching a chest infection in North Sea, his lady was "rekindling" a friendship with new guy Ricky in the warmth of Sam's hot tub.
Ricky seems to have caught the eye of a couple of the TOWIE ladies, in particular Cara. She may have shunned one Italian stallion's texts, but she seemed keen to get this one's number. Watch this space!
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