James Argent


Troubled James Argent: 'One more drink will kill me'

He’s turned his life around over the past two years – quitting booze and drugs and undergoing gastric sleeve surgery. But last week, James “Arg” Argent revealed just how close he recently got to undoing all his hard work for good, after suffering a “bad relapse” last month.
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Gemma Collins says she ‘saved James Argent from death three times’ during addiction struggles

Gemma Collins has said she chose to walk away from her on-off relationship with James Argent after his addiction struggles became “too much”.The Only Way is Essex star, 40, gave an interview to The Sunday Times, in which she discussed the impact the relationship had on her. “I saved him from death three times, never got a thank you,” she said.Asked by journalist Polly Vernon if she meant she had saved Argent – who revealed in 2020 he suffered from cocaine addiction – from overdosing, Collins said she had intervened “loads of times”. “I was filming Dancing on Ice...

Rhys Alan Smith death: Gemma Collins and James Argent pay tribute after Towie star Harry Derbidge’s ex-boyfriend dies

The Only Way is Essexstar Harry Derbidge has paid tribute to his ex-boyfriend, Rhys Alan Smith, who has reportedly been found dead in Tenerife. Smith made a brief appearance on the popular reality show after his relationship history with Derbidge was referenced and written into a storyline between Derbidge and Bobby Norris. Derbidge commented on an Instagram post of one of Smith’s close friends, who was also paying tribute.Holly Rose Williams wrote in a lengthy post alongside a photo of her and Smith, calling it “the most difficult moment of my life”. “What am I supposed to do when the...

TOWIE's James Argent clarifies relationship status with Gemma Collins

James Argent has opened up about his relationship with Gemma Collins and where things currently stand. The The Only Way is Essex pair have had an on-off relationship over the years, Gemma most recently opening up about the complexities between the two due to James' drug use. Addressing rumours that...