Dan is dating Jacqueline Jossa from EastEnders - so why's he messing with Ferne's heart on TOWIE?

I LOVE Ferne McCann. She’s my favourite girl on TOWIE, hands down.

She’s sparky, naturally pretty and has an infectious husky laugh (and wow do I sound like I’m writing some kind of lonely hearts ad here, or what?!)

And after her recent heartbreak with cheating ex, Charlie Sims, she definitely deserves some cheering up.

So a platonic climbing date with gorgeous Dan Osborne was totally OK.

The only thing is, Dan has a girlfriend, in the form of Jacqueline Jossa from EastEnders. You know, Lauren Branning who who gets drunk 24/7 (on Easties).

And if I was Jac, I might not be too pleased that Dan‘s getting all flirty with Ferne on telly.

Now, it’s hardly Ferne‘s fault that she couldn’t keep her eyes off Dan‘s bulge whilst rock climbing.

I mean, look at it. I sound like someone on Loose Women, but LOOK with your eyes, ladies! (See above gallery.)

‘There’s one thing I can’t take my eyes off – your bulge!’ Ferne giggled.

‘Stop looking at my bulge!’ Dan retorted, but he totally lapped it up.

At TOWIE‘s Halloween party later on in the episode, Dan then asked Ferne out properly. On, like, a date.

‘It was nice to get to know you on your own, and I’d like to take you out again,’ said Dan, before hugging Ferne.

Erm, Dan – keep yourself in check! I doubt Miss Jossa is going to be happy about any of this, even if it is just for the cameras.

And Ferne, be careful, you lovely girl. You deserve a man who’s, er, single for a start.

Even if Dan does have the biggest bulge on ITV since Dermot O’Leary

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