James Argent ‘struggling for cash after personal appearance ban and TOWIE suspension’

The reality star has sparked concern amongst show bosses


by Owen Tonks |
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James ‘Arg’ Argent has found himself in a bit of a pickle – The Only Way Is Essex cast member is reportedly strapped for cash after being banned from making personal appearances.

The reality star was suspended from TOWIE after allegedly failing a drugs test and he recently missed out on the chance to show off his talent for, err, tap dancing after getting axed from ITV show Get Your Act Together before it even started.

Most of his money comes from appearing at nightclubs and entertaining fans on their night out.

A source told The Sun: “Arg makes most of his money from personal appearances at nightclubs and events...

“He’s had to rent out his spare room and is considering selling his flat if things carry on like this.

“A typical PA fee for him would be £3,000, so he’s desperate to start earning again.”

Before he was ordered to take time out from his ITVBe show, Arg was told he must have a chaperone with him at all times whilst filming the special in Ibiza.

He was also filmed being escorted off the return flight after he vomited down himself and the plane’s toilet, forcing it to be closed down.


We have contacted a representative for Arg for comment.



TOWIE in Ibiza

Dan Osborne, Georgia Kousoulou and Jasmin Walia1 of 6

Dan Osborne, Georgia Kousoulou and Jasmin Walia

We're hard pushed to say anything here. Let's just appreciate the glory that is Dan O.

Ferne McCann and Lewis Bloor2 of 6

Ferne McCann and Lewis Bloor

Ferne looked gorge in her flared LBD with bright orange heels. Lewis opted for a relaxed printed shirt and slim jeans. No socks, obvi.

Gemma Collins and Mario Falcone3 of 6

Gemma Collins and Mario Falcone

Gem enjoyed a refreshing drink in the sun, wearing an art deco-style beaded dress while Mario, who's finally back on the show, slouched around in a weird mesh tee and torn skinnies.

Georgia Kousoulou and Charlie Sims4 of 6

Georgia Kousoulou and Charlie Sims

Georgia showed off her enviable pins in a cute Zara PJ playsuit, adding a slick of red lippy for colour. Charlie went for top-to-toe black, defying the unspoken rule to wear happy colours in Ibiza. Rebel.

James Lock, Dani Armstrong and Jasmin Walia5 of 6

James Lock, Dani Armstrong and Jasmin Walia

Happy couple Lockie and Dani looked super cute together. We can't get on with blokes in flip flops, though. There's something just a bit off about seeing a fella's toes poking out of dainty thongs...

Lauren Pope and Vas J Morgan6 of 6

Lauren Pope and Vas J Morgan

We loved Lauren's pretty cut-out maxi! The printed number looked so good with her flowing waves. Pope's BFF Vas went for urban moody for his night out look.

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