TOWIE’s Yazmin Oukhellou punched in the face following shock attack

The TOWIE star recently split from her boyfriend Jake McLean

Yazmin Oukhellou

by Eden-Olivia Lord |
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TOWIE star Yazmin Oukhellou has spoken out after she was punched in the face at a Dubai nightclub.

The Essex reality TV star who was reportedly at Cove nightclub opened up about the ordeal on Instagram.

On her Instagram Story she said, "Woken up to so many lovely messages from people asking if I’m OK after being punching in the face at Cove yesterday.

"Think I’m still in shock but I’m alright."

The reality star is yet to update her fans but according to The Sun, she returned to the club to try and get access to the CCTV.

TOWIE fans will know that last year Yaz moved to Dubai following her split with James Lock.

After changing careers and dating Lauren Goodger's ex-boyfriend Jake McLean, Yaz then returned to TOWIE and revealed that she's moving back to Essex for good.

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yaz opened up on her instagram story ©Instagram / yazminoukhellou

But if you have a browse on Yaz's Instagram it appears that she's been in Dubai since November.

And TOWIE might be taking a little break but the drama hasn't stopped for Yaz following recent reports that her boyfriend spent the night with a Love Island star.

Remember Love Island 2018? It was the series with Dani Dyer and Jack Fincham.

Well Jack's ex-girlfriend Ellie Jones who arrived in the Casa Amor villa, which resulted in Ofcom recieving a lot of_**_ complaints, reportedly met up with Yaz's boyfriend in Dubai.


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Following the reports, Yaz shared a cryptic quote on her Instagram and seemingly deleted all traces of Jake from her Instagram.

Then, Ellie broke her silence on the news with a spokesperson saying, "Ellie is out on holiday in Dubai with a group of friends.

"They all went out for drinks and met up with another group of friends in which Jake was a part of that friend group. At the end of the night a group of five male and female who are all in the same friend group went back to the apartment Jake is currently staying in.

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"Ellie did not go back to Jake’s on her own and would like to confirm all accusations made are completely false and untrue."

Speaking to OK! magazine, they added, "[Ellie] feels this comment and story has been sold in spite aimed at Jake to create fake stories and rumours.

"There is nothing else to it and Ellie is upset that just her name has been dragged into this from a completely innocent night out with a group of friends."

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