Confirmed: Lauren Goodger leaves The Only Way Is Essex

Lauren Goodger

It's been confirmed this morning that Lauren Goodger has left The Only Way Is Essex.

The brunette beauty was one of the few remaining original stars, but won't be appearing in future series.

It follows reports this morning that Lauren was being lined up for Dancing On Ice 2013, which starts in January.

A spokesperson confirmed this afternoon: "I can confirm Lauren Goodger will be taking a break and won't appear in the next series of The Only Way Is Essex."

They added that "all the cast will be reviewed" before the new series of the ITV2 reality show begins in the autumn.

However the spokesperson refused to comment on the claims that Lauren would be appearing on Dancing On Ice in the new year.

They said: "Any names speculated at this stage are pure speculation."

The current series of TOWIE concludes tonight at 10PM on ITV2.

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