TOWIE got a Celebrity Big Brother housemate

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On The Only Way Is Essex, Brentwood found itself with a brand new resident in the form of Celebrity Big Brother's Jonathan Cheban.

Jonathan, a long-time friend of the Kardashians, flew from across the pond to visit his former housemate and apparent bestie, Gemma Collins.

Gemma gave him the full Essex tour, showing him the delights of Brentwood including a stop for pie and mash, although foodie Jonathan had mixed reviews . He said he couldn't believe it took him three years to get on the show, which he watches every day in New York.

The audience loved the reunion of the twosome, even saying they should have their own dedicated screen time.






There's definitely a place on TV for more pie and mash reviews from Gemma and the Food God!

TOWIE also surprised viewers by addressing some challenging subjects this week.


The boys were encouraged to reveal what they cried about, whilst the girls had some emotional discussions about the importance of self-confidence

Chloe in particular shared her insecurities, even saying she had considered having surgeries. After a long heart to heart with her supportive girlfriends, she has decided to work on her inner self instead.









Amber also received praise for her decision to walk away from the double date with Myles and Kady, backing Courtney - her best friend and Myles' ex-girlfriend.

Love Island's Kady, meanwhile, was slammed by viewers for responding to Amber's honesty with a mention of Courtney's texts to Myles, saying she missed him.













Girl power was in full supply - let's see if it lasts...

The Only Way Is Essex is back this Wednesday (October 17) at 10pm on ITVBe.

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