When it was first reported that Joey Essex is dating a girl who’s actually called Reem, we kinda figured all of his dreams had come true and that they’d go and live happily ever after, with watches round their ankles and Joey’s Essex Anthems on repeat.
Alas, the TOWIE star has admitted that Reem might not be, er, quite as reem as we first hoped, revealing that he’s actually been talking to another gal as well.
What are YOU saying, Joey?
Joey hinted at a romance with his Reem Dream in Dubai when he posted a photo of the two on MazSight (before deleting it) with the caption: “Me and Mrs Reem.”
Although he’s now told Mirror Celeb that she’s a proper salty potato, he’s also admitted that he’s keeping his options open and is sorta still “on the market.”
He revealed: “I put ‘Me and Mrs Reem’ didn’t I? And I didn’t think anyone would clock. But people just clocked straight away. She doesn’t care though, she put it up as well.
“She’s a nice girl, and her name is actually Reem.”
The Jump winner also spoke about his reaction to meeting Reem, explaining: “I didn’t believe her. I asked her to show me her ID, her driving licence, and I was like ‘Oh My God’.
“We speak still. We saw each other a week later in the same club, so we met up again, and she’s a nice girl.
“I mean, I don’t know what’s going on, we’re still talking but I’m still on the market put it that way.”
However, despite obviously having quite to soft spot for this new gal, Joey also admitted: “I’m speaking to someone else, it’s not well serious, but quite serious. No, not a girlfriend, just a girl!”
Confused? You will be.
Reem sounds like a lovely lady (and we’re assuming this other girl is too, of course), so we guess we’ll have to watch this space.
As well as discussing his blossoming new romance, Joey also described his funniest date, although it sadly wasn’t one involving Reem.
One lucky lady who bagged herself with Joey was already for a romantic dinner date, but after their driver got a tad confused, ended up somewhere very different.
He explained: “I got into a taxi once with a girl, and I told the geezer to take me to the restaurant, and he ended up taking me to the zoo.
“I tried taking this girl to Zuma, and he took me to the zoo. The thing in, I was dressed in a suit, and she was dressed up, but we just walked round the zoo, and stroked the giraffes and that, and the zebras.”
We could think of worse date venues (like that time he took Sam Faiers TO THE DUMP) and this actually sounds pretty cute.
Might want to take a change of shoes if Joey announces he’s taking you to Zuma, Reem. Just a thought.
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