Nadia Essex 'suspended' from Celebs Go Dating filming

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Nadia Essex has been 'suspended' from Celebs Go Dating during filming of the latest series.

A spokesperson for the show says Nadia is no longer filming as part of the current season.


"Nadia has been suspended following improper use of social media," they said.

The Sun newspaper reports that Nadia's suspension follows claims that she was "setting up fake accounts to troll certain users" online.

Nadia has been suspended from the show until further notice and won’t be appearing on the rest of the series," said a source. “Bosses have made the decision following an investigation into Nadia’s use of social media.

“She was found to be setting up fake accounts to troll certain users – which is something that won’t be tolerated.”


Nadia has yet to comment herself about the reports.

The hit E4 dating show was previously confirmed for a fifth series to air later this year.

Nadia's exit comes after Eden Blackman left the show. He said: "I’m immensely proud of the show’s success but after four great series, it’s now time for me to fully commit to my other projects.... I’ve had a great time and following its best rated series to date, wish them nothing but more success for the show moving forwards."

Eden had left Nadia, alongside receptionist Tom Read Wilson. Joining for season 5 will be new matchmaker Paul Carrick Branson.

Meanwhile, the line up of celebs includes Sugababes star Mutya Buena, TOWIE's Chloe Sims and Love Island's Olivia Attwood and Eyal Booker.


Joining them are Made In Chelsea's Alik Alfus, TOWIE star and blogger Vas J Morgan and Diversity dancer Sam Craske, Goggleboxer Amy Tapper and Ibiza Weekender's Callum Alexandré Izzard.

Celebs Go Dating airs on E4.