Lauren Goodger is reportedly in talks to land a role on Celebrity First Dates, two months after her romance with jailbird Joey Morrisson came to a crashing halt.
According to The Sun, the 34-year-old reality star is eager to join the cast for a special edition of the show, which sees romantic hopefuls meet and dine at the Paternoster Chop House under the watchful eye of Fred Sirieix.
A source told the newspaper: ‘Lauren would love to take part in Celebrity First Dates. She loves to watch the show and thinks it could be really good fun. Plus she might meet her perfect man so it’s a win-win situation.’
Show: Lauren Goodger is reportedly in talks to land a role on reality show Celebrity First Dates
However, a Channel 4 spokesperson has revealed to MailOnline that filming has already taken place for the latest edition of Celebrity First Dates — and Lauren isn’t among the lineup.
‘The line-up of celebrities will be announced in the next few weeks,’ said the spokesperson. ‘Lauren is not one of the celebrities and will not be featured.’
The celebrity edition of the Channel 4 show, which benefits Stand Up To Cancer, has already such stars as Scarlett Moffatt, Jorgie Porter and Jessica Wright in the past.
And while Lauren has missed out on joining the cast for this year’s instalment, speculation remains that she may be in the lineup for future editions.
The ex: The report comes two months after her romance with jailbird Joey Morrisson ended
Continued search: She is said to be a fan of the show and would love to meet the perfect man
MailOnline has contacted representative for Lauren Goodger for comment.
Reports of Lauren potentially joining the dating show come after the former TOWIE star took to Twitter to reveal that she doesn’t plan on getting pregnant until she’s ‘fully prepared’ and with ‘someone she loves’.
The reality star, who recently split from her jailbird beau Joey, added that if she was to have children by herself, she would have already.
She wrote on the micro-blogging site: ‘Also can just say.. I’d never plan to have a baby by myself .. by now I prob would of had a few babies if that was the case!
‘I will have a baby when I am fully prepared and with someone I love ..I’ve just come out of a relationship please don’t talk rubbish.’ [sic]
Lauren later took to Instagram to share a sultry snap of herself looking very busty, with the caption: ‘When you don’t want to go outside’
Clearing the air: Lauren recently took to Twitter to air her grievances over people suggesting that she was going to have a baby alone, without being in a relationship
Honest: The 32-year-old former TOWIE star recently revealed that she doesn’t plan on getting pregnant until she’s ‘fully prepared’ and with ‘someone she loves’
Lauren’s defiant response came a week after she admitted she was planning a baby with her former flame, as she opened up about her heartbreak at the end of their two-year relationship in her
The star confirmed that she and Joey had gone their separate ways after she had discovered he had been contacting other women during their relationship.
She said: ‘I stuck with him and tried to help him get to the end of his sentence and he’s treated me like this. You really think you know someone and realise it was all a lie.
Revealing her dreams of starting a family with Joey had been shattered, the brunette beauty said: ‘I deserve a lot better than that. I think what hurt me most is that we were planning a baby.
‘To be honest I had my suspicions, so I’m just glad I’ve found out now as it would have been even worse if he’d be out (of jail) and living with me.’
Joey reportedly sent explicit photos to other women while he was in a relationship with Lauren.
Baby dream: Lauren’s defiant response came after she admitted she was planning a baby with her former flame, as she opened up about her heartbreak at the end of their two-year romance
Upset: She said of Joey, ‘I stuck with him and tried to help him get to the end of his sentence and he’s treated me like this. You really think you know someone and realise it was all a lie’
One woman who reportedly spoke with Joey told
Joey is well known in his area but he loved the idea of people outside of London knowing his name. He wants to be famous and to have a lifestyle where people are wanting to take pictures of him.’
They added: ‘He thinks everyone knows his name. The girls he’s chatting to, it’s like they’re fans, he gets a real kick out of it. He says some girls love it, like they can’t get enough of him being in prison.’
Taking to social media, Goodger claimed she wasted money while waiting for his release and branded him a ‘control freak’.
She wrote on Twitter: ‘Just feel like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders!!!! 2 years waited loyal and faithful and wasted soooo much money!!
Incarceration: Lauren dated Joey for over a year having ‘met’ him when she picked up the phone at his sister’s house while he was calling from prison
‘Now I am about to live my life with all I’ve missed out on!!!! I’ve been hurt but nothing or no one will take away my sparkle.’
She later penned on Instagram: ‘It’s going to be my time now.. I’ve learned lessons! I’ve grown! I’ve changed over the years and I promise to never let myself down again!
‘Just a big heart that loved 2 much! But it’s ok because what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger! Here’s to my time I promise that I’m make the most of it (sic).’
Lauren dated Joey for over a year having ‘met’ him when she picked up the phone at his sister’s house while he was calling from prison.
After much back and forth over their status, which flitted from Lauren ending things to her insisting they will have a baby when he leaves prison, they were finally united in May when he was released from HMP Highpoint South prison.
MailOnline previously contacted Lauren’s representatives for comment.
Back and forth: After much back and forth over their status, Lauren and Joey finally united in May when he was released from HMP Highpoint South prison
Backlash: Taking to social media, Goodger claimed she wasted money while waiting for his release and branded him a ‘control freak’