The Saturdays’ property developer friend Georgina Dorsett and Arg’s grandmother Nanny Brighton to join TOWIE
One of Rochelle Wiseman’s best friends is to become a regular on The Only Way Is Essex, along with James ‘Arg’ Argent’s grandmother.
Property developer Georgina Dorsett and Nanny Brighton will be two of twelve new cast members on season four of the hit reality show, it has been reported.
The pair replace four who have left recently, including Mark Wright, who starred on I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of here, and will host a dating show.
Star power: New The Only Way Is Essex cast member Georgina Dorsett with The Saturdays’ Rochelle Wiseman and Vanessa White
Georgina is being billed as the ‘female Mark Wright.’
An insider said: ‘Georgina really impressed producers and
will become one of the main characters in the new series.
‘She is like a
female Mark Wright. Girls really like her and she is a tough old cookie
who doesn’t take any nonsense.’
The budding star has been seen on nights out with
The Saturdays’ Rochelle and band mate Vanessa White on several occasions, including at Mayfair’s
Whiskey Mist in August.
The girls were seen in fits of giggles together.
Georgina has posted photos of her and
the singers on her Twitter account, and on Sunday, shared a snap of
the newly-engaged star’s hand, which now bares a 45,000 engagement ring
from JLS fianc Marvin Humes.
She wrote: ‘Chk out my girl’s ring big year 2012.’
It is not yet known how Georgina will
be written into the show as she does not know any of the original cast,
despite living in Essex.
Fresh face: The property developer will be one of twelve new people in the hit reality show
Friends in high places: Georgina, far right, posted this picture on Twitter during a night out with Rochelle, far left, and other friends
Meanwhile, Nanny Brighton was seen in the TOWIE Christmas special two weeks ago.
She is friends with Mark’s grandmother, Nanny Pat.
A family of six are also joining the show, including two ‘hunky lads and three sexy girls,’ The Sun reported.
Not all new members will be introduced in the first episode.
Existing cast members have apparently been warned to up their game if they want to stay in the show.
An insider told the newspaper: ‘Producers have always said they want to keep the show fresh.
‘That means bringing in new characters and looking at established cast who have new directions in their lives.
Older characters: James ‘Arg’ Argent’s grandmother, Nanny Brighton, left, will also be made a regular character, joining Mark’s grandmother, Nanny Pat
‘These new cast members will really shake the show up and give it new edge.
‘Viewers love the older characters so the new mum and dad in the family will be fun.
‘But it means the current cast can’t be complacent and have to up their game to compete with them.
‘Nobody’s place in the show is guaranteed.’
Moving on: Maria Fowler and Harry Derbidge were told yesterday they ‘would not be needed’ for season four of the show
New things: Mark Wright left the show to appear in I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here and Kirk Norcross is currently appearing in Celebrity Big Brother
Glamour model Maria Fowler and teenager Harry Derbidge announced yesterday that they had decided to leave the show.
But it was revealed that producers had actually told the pair ‘they would not be needed’.
Meanwhile club manager Kirk Norcross left the show to appear in Celebrity Big Brother and hopes to secure his own show.
Producers are said to be confirming the new characters this week.
The remaining characters will get new
storylines, with Arg and Lydia Bright moving in together and Gemma
Collins and Chloe Simms trying to find boyfriends.