Mark Wright to RETURN to TOWIE! Shuuuut up? No, really, he is!

Mark Wright will be back on The Only Way Is Essex as part of the Christmas special.

Mark is BACK on TOWIE! Copyright: [wenn]

Yep, it might just be a one off appearance but as we all know, a lot can change in just an hour in Essex.

It's reported that Mark Wright is back in Essex to cheer up his old pal James Argent.

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Mark told The Sun: "Arg is a bit down right now, so I'm doing this for him. I know how excited he will be."

"It should be great fun and I'm looking forward to catching up with old friends."

Mark and some of his 'old friends' on the show. Copyright: [rex]

It's believed Mark was roped in after producers were desperate to get the show's reputation back after the disastrous live episode.

For those who weren't watching, we are talking car crash stuff.

They needed a Mark Wright around that day, trust us.

Cast your minds back to the first series and Mark really was our fave character, wasn't he?

Hence why he shot off to, as our Nan would say, make hay while the sun shines.

However, the sun has POSSIBLY gone in a little now, so Mark will be making a triumphant return to Sugar Hut!

Hooray etc.

But what dramz could be up his sleeve this time?

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Well, he did used to date both Sam Faiers and Lucy Mecklenburgh so there could be some trouble there.