TOWIE stars looked different in pilot called Totally Essex

This is one video the stars of The Only Way Is Essex won’t want you to see.

In the show’s pilot, provisionally named Totally Essex, Amy Childs is a far cry from the dolled-up red-head we know her to be and Mark Wright sports a greasy side-parted hairdo.

‘I have the best life ever,’ Amy, now 20, tells the camera. ‘I had a boob job when I was 17 because I wanted to.’

Mark, 24, adds: ‘You only live once. Girls, money, cars, nightclubbing…I suppose that’s what you live for.’

Kirk Norcross, 22, treats us to some dad dancing, while Sam Faiers, 20, keeps us up-to-date with her successful modelling career in the promo clip.

Also in the video is Big Brother 8 winner Brian Belo, 23, who didn’t make the cut when the show was eventually snapped up by ITV2.

Like Brian, other hopefuls – Rachelle, Natalie and Chris – didn’t make it further than the pilot.

SEE VIDEO The Only Way Is Essex stars in the show’s pilot…


TOWIE airs on ITV2 on Sundays and Wednesdays at 10pm.

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