TOWIE star Lauren Goodger reveals the truth behind her split from fiancé Mark Wright

We’ve lost count of the amount of times TOWIE stars Lauren Goodger and Mark Wright have split up and got back together.

But this time, just five months after Mark‘s shock marriage proposal, their rocky relationship’s come to an end seemingly for good.

And Now has the real reason behind their break-up. We had an exclusive chat with Lauren about the split.

Looking gorgeous in a fitted white dress, she put on a brave smile for our heart-to-heart but the pain of the separation was clearly etched on her face.

As she spoke, she kept looking at her bare ring finger.

Lauren, 24, tells us that, although we were led to believe their break-up was recent, it happened weeks ago.

The pair had already split up when they filmed the trailer for the new series, with Mark in a fat suit and Lauren pushing a pram.

However Lauren continued to wear her engagement ring so no one would guess as she tried to decide if they would get back together.

In her first interview since the split, Lauren tells us it was she who broke off their engagement because she couldn’t stand his jealousy over other men fancying her.

Holding back her distress over leaving the man she’s known since the age of 14, she tells us: I’m doing really well, promise.’

So what happened?

A lot of things went on between me and Mark,’ she says.

But basically it was the pressure of the show on our relationship and the wedding. It all just got too much.’

Read the full story about Lauren Goodger and Mark Wright in Now magazine dated 12 September 2011 – out now!

Now Cover 12 Sep 2011

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