So they have split up! Gemma Collins gets back with Rami after being dumped by Arg… and Kirk Norcross makes a surprise return to TOWIE
23:15 GMT, 30 September 2012
01:12 GMT, 1 October 2012
They may have only been off the small screen for a few weeks but the cast mates of The Only Way Is Essex still managed to create plenty of drama during their break from filming.
On tonight's episode of the reality show we got up brought up to speed learning that Gemma Collins and James Argent have split up and she has been dating her ex-boyfriend Rami for a number of weeks, which may or may not overlap her relationship with Arg.
Gemma, who believes Arg cheated on her during their time together, was also seen rowing with Mario Falcone claiming he told her new man that she wasn't good enough for him.
All over: Viewers learned that Gemma Collins and Arg have been split up for a number of weeks on the first episode of the new series
The curvy blonde was seen heading to
Mario and Lucy's flat to confront Mario – but the businessman was not at
home and Gemma was seen enjoying a glass of wine with Lucy and Lydia.
he did return Gemma wasted no time in questioning him on what he told
her boyfriend and even brought Rami into the flat to talk to him.
She blasted: 'Don’t ever go up to my new fella….. don't tell him I’m not good enough to speak to him.'
Not happy at all: The curvy plus-sized designer was seen going to confront Mario because she had heard he told her new man Rami that he could do better than her
Not giving anything away: Mario was rather coy about what he had or hadn't said to Gemma's current boyfriend
Earlier in the evening the plus-size fashion designer went to speak to Diags to find out if Arg had cheated on her when he was on holiday over the summer.
Diags was eating with Tom P when Gemma turned up and asked him outright.
Arg's friend didn't know what to say and told the busty blonde: 'Sorry to come here but I just need to know if James has cheated on me'
Man to man confrontation: Rami even went into Mario and Lucy's flat to talk to Mario
While Gemma didn't get a proper answer from Diags, Arg was seen chatting to Joey Essex about the reasons why he decided to break up with Gemma.
With Joey pretending to be his ex-girlfriend Arg said: 'I love you Gemma and I care about you as a friend I’ve tried making it work… but I need to be single I need to be one of the boys.'
He also said that listening to a One Direction song had made him realise that he was young and needed to have fun.
Setting the record straight: Arg was seen chatting to Joey Essex explaining why he broke up with Gemma
Do you really want to move in with him Sam and Joey visited a psychic to speak about moving in together
That wasn't the only drama on the show, Sam Faiers and Joey Essex decided to move in together, Frankie Essex was eager to show off her brand new boobs and Kirk Norcross, who left the show at the end of series three, made a surprise return.
The Essex lad, who was part of the original cast on the show, was seen making amends with his father and bonding over buying a swanky new car together.
Busting out: Joey's sister Frankie showed off her new breasts during a night out