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Argent failed to turn up at airport on Friday morning

James Argent's agent said The Only Way is Essex star failed to turn up at an airport on Friday morning to catch a flight for work abroad.

James 'Arg' Argent has been reported missing.
James 'Arg' Argent has been reported missing. Credit: PA

James Argent left home at 3am on Friday morning to meet his agent at the airport to catch a flight for work abroad.

When he failed to turn up, he was reported missing by his family who are understandably concerned.

– James Argent's agent Neil Dobias

Fears for missing TOWIE star James Argent

The missing star of The Only Way Is Essex James Argent is expected to appear in the next season of TOWIE due to be aired on new channel ITVBe in October.

James Argent
James Argent has been reported missing. Credit: PA Wire

He shot to fame when he joined the TOWIE cast along with his best friend Mark Wright when the series first aired in 2010.

Since then he has seen his stock rise including collecting the show's Bafta Audience Award in 2011, amassing 1.4 million followers on Twitter and appearing on a host of chat shows.

In 2012, he completed the London Marathon in a little over six hours in aid of Cancer Research.

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Police 'increasingly concerned' for Argent's welfare

The Only Way Is Essex star James Argent has not made any contact with friends or family since 3am on Friday morning, police said.

At the time of his disappearance James was wearing a blue tracksuit, believed to be Nike brand and in possession of a blue sports bag. He is known to frequent the Brentwood area of Essex and various nightclubs in the Redbridge area.

– Metropolitan Police statement

Police said they were "increasingly concerned for his wellbeing" and asked anyone with information on his whereabouts to call police.

TOWIE star James Argent reported missing

The Only Way Is Essex star James Argent has been reported missing after last being seen at around 3am on Friday morning, police said.

James 'Arg' Argent
James 'Arg' Argent. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Archive

Officers in Redbridge are growing increasingly concerned for the reality TV star's welfare after he was last seen at his home in Woodford Green, Essex, on Friday morning.

He is known to frequent the Brentwood area and nightclubs in Redbridge, but has not made any contact with friends or family since his disappearance.

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Ofcom will not probe Great British Bake Off's 'bingate'

Ofcom will not investigate The Great British Bake Off's "bingate" row after more than 800 viewers complained about the alleged sabotage of contestant Iain Watters' Baked Alaska.

Axed contestant Iain Watters.
Axed contestant Iain Watters. Credit: BBC

The 31-year-old bearded baker lost his cool when his pudding melted after rival contestant Diana Beard took it out of the freezer - leading Mr Watters to throw it in the bin.

This whipped up anger amongst viewers who accused Mrs Beard, 69, of sabotaging the pudding.

She later quit the show due to ill health just after the episode was filmed.

But an Ofcom spokesman said: "Having assessed viewers' complaints received to date, they do not raise issues warranting further investigation under Ofcom's rules."

Mr Watters was voted off the show after presenting the judges with a bin when asked to show his dessert.

But he hinted he could make a comeback after Mrs Beard's departure telling BBC's Newsnight: "You will have to watch next week."

Clooney congratulates newlyweds Brad and Angelina

Ocean's Eleven star George Clooney has congratulated newlyweds Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

"How great is that? I'm really happy for Brad and Angie and their whole family," Clooney told People magazine.

Brad Pitt and George Clooney.
Brad Pitt and George Clooney starred in the Ocean's movie franchise together. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The Hollywood star, who is getting ready for his own trip down the aisle with fiancee Amal Alamuddin, did not reveal whether he had been at the ceremony in France.

Jon Voight 'very happy' he can call Brad Pitt son-in-law

Actor Jon Voight is "very happy" for his daughter Angelina Jolie after she married her long-term partner Brad Pitt.

Speaking exclusively to Good Morning Britain, Voight, who was not at the small ceremony, said he was "very proud" of his daughter and could now officially refer to Pitt as his son-in-law.

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