The Only Way is the chop for Lauren Goodger who is 'axed' from the reality show after showdown with bosses
00:52 GMT, 25 April 2012
Too big for her boots Lauren Goodger has reportedly been axed from this week's TOWIE after a row with bosses during which she said she was the star of the show
She was one of the original stars of The Only Way is Essex when it burst onto our screens in 2010.
But according to reports today, Lauren Goodger has been axed from the reality TV show after throwing her weight around.
And after a showdown with bosses as the cast and crew filmed in a nightclub on Sunday, Lauren is believed to have been told that she will not be shooting any more scenes for the show this week.
According to the Sun, Lauren, 25, accused producers of treating her badly and said she was the real star of the show and threatened to leave and join MTV so she and her sister could become the British 'Kardashians'.
An insider told the paper that the beauty salon owner shouted at bosses and moaned that her scenes kept being pushed back.
They added: 'Bosses were livid as Lauren was already an hour late while the rest
of the crew had been there all day filming Arg, Billi and Cara doing the
'The producer told Lauren she wouldn’t speak to her while she was in that state.'
The source also said that her fellow cast mates have 'had enough' of the way she has been behaving and told her if she wants to quit then she should.
They added: 'Nobody is bigger than the show.'
Girls' night out: Lauren, seen here with new co-star Georgina Dorsett, was filming clubbing scenes for the show when the incident is believed to have happened
Lauren also wrote a couple of cryptic
Tweets implying that she had fallen out with the bosses and wrote:
'Think about time spread my wings a lot things arising @NicolaGoodger
'Never been so angry in all my life! All I can say is what a shame.'
As a consequence of the row, Lauren will not appear in tomorrow night's episode and will not film any more scenes until she has met with bosses to discuss her future.
Cryptic: Lauren took to her Twitter page soon after the row
The source added: 'She is not giving much to the show at the moment as it is. Fellow cast members think she has got to buck up her ideas.
“She can’t scream at producers and turn up late and then say she is the star of the show.'
Lauren's representative was not able for comment last night.
Original: Lauren was among the early cast members of the show (L-R front – Lauren, Amy Childs, Jessica Wright and Sam Faiers with Mark Wright and Kirk Norcross behind