Amy Childs thinks now is "a good time" for former The Only Way Is Essex cast-mate Lauren Goodger to walk away from the ITV2 show.
Goodger has run into trouble with producers, and confirmed last week that there are "issues" currently being investigated. She was completely absent from Sunday's episode.
Writing in her New column, Amy - who left the show last year - said: "I don't know the ins and outs of what happened as obviously I'm not a part of that anymore. But if she has quit or has been axed then I think this could be a good thing.
"I reckon it's a good time for Lauren to move on from TOWIE. She has a successful business and lots of fans, so she'll be just fine with or without the show."
Ratings for the show continue to prove strong for the digital channel, with over 1 million viewers logged for every episode of the current fifth season so far. The figure is over three times the amount managed by E4 rival Made In Chelsea.
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