Lauren Goodger wants face-to-face with Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan

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by Georgina Terry |
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The former TOWIE star is keen to Wright some wrongs

Delusion, thy name is Lauren Goodger. Eight years after splitting from Mark Wright – which means eight years of awkward sniping at each other via interviews – the reality star has told friends she finally wants to make peace with her ex.

In fact, she wants a face-to-face with both Mark and his wife, Michelle Keegan, so they can all become, um, friends.

“Lauren has decided she needs to make amends with Mark,” says a source close to the TOWIE alumnus, whose tempestuous on/off relationship with the 32 year old aired across the early series of the ITV2 reality show.

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Mark Wright

Lauren dated childhood sweetheart Mark for 12 years - with nearly two years of their rocky romance aired on TOWIE. Lauren was so committed, she even had Mark's name tattooed on her bikini line. But in one dramatic episode in 2011, Lauren decided to have it lasered off whilst the couple were on a break - much to her suprise, Mark made a marriage proposal on the same day. The on/off pair split for good after just five months of being engaged.

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Mark Wright

Mark is now married to former Coronation Streetstar Michelle Keegan. The pair tied the knot in 2015, but have since juggled their marriage with work commitments whilst Michelle has travelled abroad for BBC drama Our Girl and Mark has taken on the showbiz world in America.

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Jake McLean

Lauren dated Jake McLean on and off from 2012 to 2016 - during which, Lauren had Jake's name tattooed on her wrist. But once the pair had parted ways for good, Lauren branded their romance 'toxic.' Following their split, Lauren said: "'I don't mean to sound horrible but I'm relieved it's over."

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Jake McLean

Following his time in the limelight with Lauren during their two year romance, Jake has now gone under the radar.

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Joey Morrison

Lauren raised eyebrows in September 2016 when she first started dating Joey, 33, while he was still in prison for a string of violent drugs-related charges. Defending their romance on Channel 5's In Therapy while they were still together, Lauren said, "This is the weirdest relationship ever, but it's exciting and I think that's why I like it. A bad boy never cheats, a bad boy is very loyal. They're strong family men, they've just got a bit of a naughty side to them." Opting for a tattoo hat-trick, Lauren also got Joey's name inked, once Jake's had been removed. The pair were together for two and a half years before they broke up in 2018.

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Joey Morrison

Joey was released from prison in September 2018, after serving half of his 16 year sentence. Enjoying his new-found freedom, he went onto social media to promote his luxurious lifestyle post-prison. Although Lauren and Joey have officially broken up, fans have spotted Joey featuring in Lauren's stories on Instagram on several occasions.

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Ricci Guarnaccio

Lauren and Ricci appeared on Celebrity Big Brother together, where he confessed to falling for her. But sadly for the Geordie lad, Lauren was adamant nothing would happen between them. Yet, despite the TOWIE star telling Vicky Pattison's ex that they would only ever "just be friends", the pair were inseparable at the post-eviction party. They were seen kissing and cuddling before heading back to their hotel together at 4am.

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Ricci Guarnaccio

After his time on Geordie Shore, Celebrity Big Brother and Ex on the Beach, Ricci has taken a step back from TV. Nowadays he uses his social media to plug teeth whitening brands and holidays. And it looks like TV isn't the only thing Ricci is steering clear of - in 2018, the Geordie star told Star magazine "I'm happily single. Women are evil. God put them on this earth to hurt us!"

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“With the show’s 10th anniversary coming up, it’s got her feeling nostalgic. She says it’s ridiculous that she can’t just pick up the phone and have a chat with Mark, so she’d like a sit-down with him and his wife to clear the air.

"She says if Michelle is secure in her marriage, she shouldn’t have a problem with her and Mark being mates.”

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Mark, also 32, has been married to the 31-year-old actress since 2015, and insiders worry that Lauren is just trying to stir up drama.

“This seems like yet another excuse to drag up the past and see if Mark has any feelings left for her,” says the source to heat.

“Mark has no interest in speaking to Lauren. He thinks she’s just trying to get more attention, and he knows Michelle would be livid. Neither of them want anything to do with her, but it won’t stop Lauren ignoring all advice and confronting them if they bump into each other in Essex."

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