TOWIE's James 'Arg' Argent spills on sleeping with Lydia Bright and his detox diet...

With TOWIE back on our screens this Wednesday on a brand spanking new channel – ITVBe – we’ve been busy gossping and partying hard with the cast in Ibiza. All the the name of work you understand!

And with our favourtie TOWIE twosome James ‘Arg’ Argent and Lydia Bright still hooking up, we grilled him to find out what’s going on. 

Have you been on dates with
Lydia off screen?

We don’t call them dates but I’ve stayed round hers a few times and stuff. We’re just not official.

Are you ‘friends with benefits’?

I wouldn’t quite say that either, no, because we’re not regularly having sex. Like, there are some days where I might try it on with Lydia and she’s like: ‘No Arg, no, no, no! We’re just friends!’ And then a day later we’ll be making love and then the next day she’ll be like: ‘No, you can’t touch me. You can’t touch me like that!’

That’s confusing!

I fancy her quite a lot so, erm, I think I’m the one who pushes it.

She recently admitted she liked ‘chubby boys’. What do you think about that?

Lydia‘s not silly. Chubby guys? That’s bullshit! Dan Osborne was walking past the other day and she was like: ‘Why can’t you have a body like Dan Osborne?’ She says that to me all the time and takes the piss because I’ve got no shoulders. Sometimes we’ll be in her room and she’ll strip off and look amazing, then I’ll strip off and she’ll be like: ‘Nah, keep your top on, Arg!’

How’s your BFF Mark Wright doing with his Strictly training?

He hasn’t got much rhythm and he’s not the best dancer in the world. But everyone loves a tryer, don’t they? He’ll be OK!

He’s presenting the one-off TOWIE special, All Back To Essex on ITVBe. Are you excited about that?

It’s great, we’ll have a laugh! I loved my scenes on TOWIE with him, so this will be really fun.

Has Mark said anything to you about Lauren Goodger talking about their sex life on CBB?

No. Mark didn’t see any of it and he doesn’t talk about Lauren to me or to anyone. He’s just so happy with Michelle Keegan.

You’re looking amazing! Have you lost more weight?

I’ve come back from a detox in Spain. I’ve been training really hard, so I don’t want to ruin that. I feel good about myself at the moment. I’ve lost half a stone!

How do you feel about Lily Allen saying: ‘Worried about Arg. Hope he’s OK’ on Twitter?

I’ve always loved Lily Allen! Is she married? Oh.

Read the full interview with James Argent in this week’s Now magazine dated 6 October 2014 – download the digital edition now!


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