The Only Way is Essex star James Locke has been slammed on social media, labelled a “pig” following an explicit rant at his girlfriend.
The TOWIE regular caught everyone off guard as his cool and calm persona suddenly burst into flames during episode one of the new series.
This, ladies and gentleman, is how NOT to be a “gentleman”.
— Tracyjaynew (@Tracyjayne10) March 25, 2018
Lockie says he’s a respectful gentleman… next breath screaming at his girlfriend that she’s a spoilt brat!🙄🙄🤔🤔 #TOWIE
— Kerry Jarvis (@_KerryJarvis) March 25, 2018
How can lockie say he’s a gentleman and then goes and make two girls cry 😅 #Towie
— Benny (@Beno_ldn) March 25, 2018
“I love women!”
James, also known as Lockie, was captured on several different occasions explaining to friends how he is a “gentleman” and “loves women”.
Lockie was defending his actions following a heated row with girlfriend Yazmin Oukhellou the previous night – good start, then.
Next, as Lockie went to delicately confront Yaz and her friends about the argument, perhaps apologising for his loss of temper, the 31-year-old totally lost his cool.
Waitttt what happened to Lockie 😂 geezas gone mad #towie
— lucy (@_lucyyyyb) March 25, 2018
“You’re a f*cking brat”
One of Yaz’s best friends helped nudge the conversation along, explaining to Lockie that he shouldn’t be laying down aggressive outbursts on anyone.
A nice anecdote here…
Of course, Lockie had no other defence other than his usual line of “Yeah, but, I’m a gentleman”.
Sure you are, pal.
The argument continued as Yaz’s friends advised him to “take a breath and walk away from the situation” in the future.
With a silent Yaz starting to whimper over the heated exchange, the not-so-hulk like Hulk suddenly exploded with anger, seething at teary-eyed Yaz.
Raising his voice and pointing aggressively at his girlfriend because she was crying, Lockie said:
“You are a spoilt little f*king brat. Do not sit there an play the victim.”
Trying not to play the victim, as she was literally a victim, a stunned Yaz could only sit and take round two of the abuse, repeatedly mumbling “it’s embarrassing” under her breath.
Yaz needs to get out of that toxic relationship and pronto 🤔 #towie
— Ab! (@AbbiJai) March 26, 2018
Looks like Lockie has gone back to his old ways and is now treating Yaz how he used to treat Danielle. #TOWIE
— peppa 🐷 (@HELLitsDanielle) March 25, 2018
— Rach (@hoyland_rachel) March 25, 2018
“I’m a f**king nice boy”
Lockie continued his verbal assault with Yaz’s friends almost changing their tone from shock to laughter, as Lockie hailed that he was a “nice boy”.
Mm, generally speaking, shouting and swearing that “you’re nice” isn’t commonly considered the most gentlemanly of approaches.
Eventually, Yaz’s friends stormed off from the conversation, as Lockie attempted to lecture them on their relationships rather than speak about his own.
— Only Way is Essex (@OnlyWayIsEssex) March 25, 2018
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