While Pete was sunning it up in Spain, his girlfriend, Shelby Tribble, was racked with anxiety.

Rumours and pictures emerged during his business trip as it looked as if Pete was mixing business with pleasure.

So what actually happened on Pete Wicks’ Ibiza trip?

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Pete and Shelby

Pete Wicks and Shelby Tribble made their relationship official just a couple of months ago.

The pair started seeing each other at the beginning of 2018 and really hit it off.

Shortly after their romance blossomed Shelby joined the cast of TOWIE with her best friend, Clelia Theodorou.


Ever since then, it looked like things were going swimmingly for Pete and Shelbz.

Pete Heads to Ibiza

All hell broke loose mid-September when Pete jetted off to Ibiza to promote Doll Beauty – a false eyelash brand.

Now it looks like Shelby was aware he’d be pretty much holiday-ing with 6 models, but maybe the reality was just a bit too hard to take.

Shelby said on Sunday night’s TOWIE (September, 16th) that Pete ‘conveniently missed his flight’ and that he hadn’t spoken to her once during his trip to Spain.

Shelby said:

Not being funny you’re away with a load of girls, you should reassure me that everything’s fine, but no, instead you’ve made me think that things have gone on.

She continued: “I’ve heard that he seemed to be around one certain girl a lot and I’ve seen it in videos…I’ve been crying and crying. I’ve had anxiety through the roof.”

It Looks Like Pete and Shelby Are Over

On Pete’s return, the couple had a face-to-face chat where Shelby put her cards on the table.

She explained to Pete that the trust is gone and that him not speaking to her didn’t help the situation.

Pete defended himself by saying “you could have spoke to me at any point as well”.

The Only Way Is Essex s23 e3 Pete and Shelby row

Shelby then went on to dig up an old gem from the past proving that Pete hasn’t been an angel in their two-month relationship.

Shelby said:

You were texting other girls behind my back, let’s just put that out there.

Looking pretty peeved, Pete replied: “that was months ago.”

Their awkward conversation ended with Pete saying ‘it’s just one of those things’ and that he didn’t ‘want to lose her as a person’.

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Shelby broke down during the emotional row and told Pete she didn’t think he cared, sobbing, she said she didn’t ‘want to do this anymore’.

Pete then admitted: “I don’t know if I can give you what you want. I’m not good enough for you.”

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It looks like the curtains close on Pete and Shelby’s whirlwind romance but at least Pete’s still got his boys.

Why isn’t Arg in TOWIE? – The Only Way is Essex Series 23


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