It’s safe to say that Sam Mucklow and Shelby Tribble don’t see eye to eye right now.

Following an explosive opening episode on The Only Way is Essex season 24, their friendship has continued to turn sour with strings of comments put out to the media.

Here’s a timeline of how the pal’s relationship rotted and how TOWIE newbie Demi Sims suddenly swooped in to claim her new bae.
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Sam Mucklow lashes out at Shelby

The Only Way is Essex season 24 episode 1 kick-started in super dramatic fashion, as Sam hurled abuse at Shelby calling her a “slag”, before she hit back by throwing a drink over him.

It was revealed that the pair had slept together in Thailand the day before the heated argument.

However, Sam attempted to justify his actions in an interview with the Mail Online, adding that he had been “sleeping with Shelby for months”.

Sam said:

I’m flirty with every girl I meet. I definitely didn’t lead Shelby on, me and Shelby have been sleeping with each other for months, for months.

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Nevertheless, the backlash on social media was fierce, with many calling out Sam for his foul use of language on national TV.

It seems that neither of the TOWIE stars believe that they’re in the wrong, with Sam telling The Sun how he had no plans of forgiving Shelby.

He said:

I am not forgiving Shelby for what she has done. She wanted to film with me this week but I refused. I am still angry with her. We will never be friends again. I don’t want to forgive her and I feel like I need to.

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Enter Demi Sims

Demi is the younger sister of regular TOWIE cast-member Chloe Sims.

Amidst all of the chaos, the 22-year-old is sitting pretty as she nudges closer and closer to Sam.

Although they haven’t confirmed that they are officially dating, Chloe and Sam can be seen kissing on Instagram and snapped by the paparazzi enjoying cute dates out.

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Nice to be back in Essex ? @demsims @sammucklow_

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Don’t forget Lauren Pope

And just so you don’t forget how much of a ladies’ man Sam is, despite hooking up with Pete Wicks’ ex Shelby and moving on to Demi Sims, he actually finished TOWIE season 23 by dating Lauren Pope.

Whose next on this guy’s Essex hit-list?


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