Lauren, who clashed with Mark’s sister Jessica on this week’s series finale over the split last year, is still hoping to get back with the hunk.
The pair broke up for good in September after a 10-year on and off relationship, but a friend reveals this week: “Lauren says she can’t help her fixation with Mark.”
Speaking to Closer, the pal continues: “Lauren’s full of contradictions. She says there’s always going to be love between her and Mark.
“But, one day, she says she’ll fight for them to be together, then the next she wants him to leave her life. She doesn’t know how to move on.”
But it seems that Lauren has recently on the lookout for a new man, and has her eyes set on Simon Cowell after meeting him at a recent charity event!
She supposed told friends: “I’d love to see the look on Mark’s face if I dated Simon. He’s fit.”
The Only Way Is Essex returns to ITV2 later this year.