Take Me Out contestant is Joey Barton's ex… and is chasing Mark Wright
The show has already been plagued with controversy, and now more revelations have emerged about the contestants' dating pasts.
Take Me Out blonde Toni Anwyll, who was seen on this week's episode as the show returned, has been revealed as an ex-girlfriend of fiery footballer Joey Barton.
The single mother, 27, is said to have dated a number of footballers in the past, and is now chasing Mark Wright, co-host of the after-show Take Me Out – The Gossip.
Wannabe WAG: Take Me Out contestant Toni Anwyll once dated footballer
Joey Barton and has also been linked to Desperate
Scousewives star Joe McMahon
Toni, from Cheshire, has been credited with helping QPR rebel Joey keep his cool off the pitch, reported the Daily Star.
Ex: The single mother has been linked to QPR rebel Joey
She had a daughter, Oliviam with Bristol City star Nicky Hunt, 28, and was also recently linked with Desperate Scousewives star Joe McMahon, 28.
Friends told the paper she was 'fame-hungry' and desperate to be a reality TV star.
One said: 'It’s no surprise to see Toni on the telly. She is desperate for her shot at fame and fortune.
'Her number one target are footballers because she wants to cling onto the WAG tag.
'She was dating Nicky Hunt and they had a kid,
'But even though they’ve split she still likes to consider herself a WAG.
'Let’s hope some soccer stars have applied for Take Me Out otherwise she’s going to be disappointed.'
In further Take Me Out controversy, a contestant was cleared to appear on the show, despite serving a suspended prison sentence for assualt.
The Daily Mirror reported Rory Alexander was found guilty of assault causing actualy bodily harm after a brawl in the Gunwharf Quay area of Portsmouth last year.
Mother: The stunning blonde had a daughter, Olivia, with Bristol City star Nicky Hunt
His appearance on the show saw him score a date with one of the show's 30 single women but the scenes will apparently be edited out of the show after the paper told producers of his criminal record.
Candidates are asked to declare any convictions.
Earlier this week, it was revealed contestant Aaron Withers, 32, worked as an 50-an-hour escort and also has a conviction for assaulting a woman.
The girl he picked for a date, Wen-Jing Mo, 28, has admitted that she was once a 200-an-hour prostitute.
TV bosses pulled footage showing the pair’s date in Cyprus from tonight’s show.