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By Ryan Smith and Rebecca Lawrence For Mailonline

Published: 05:00 EST, 17 February 2017 | Updated: 05:48 EST, 17 February 2017

She famously had a tumultuous on-off romance with James 'Arg' Argent, eventually calling time on their relationship last summer.

And on learning that he recently shot an appearance on a celebrity version of dating show Take Me Out, Lydia Bright gave some snide advice to the lady he'll choose to accompany him to the fictitious Isle of Fernando's. 

During an appearance on ITV's Lorraine on Friday, the TOWIE star said: 'I think any advice I'd give to the girls that are going to Fernando's with him, just feed him! Just give him some food and he'll be in love with you forever!'

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The ex factor: Lydia Bright has taken a swipe at her ex-boyfriend James 'Arg' Argent after learning he shot an appearance on the celebrity version of ITV dating show Take Me Out The ex factor: Lydia Bright has taken a swipe at her ex-boyfriend James 'Arg' Argent after learning he shot an appearance on the celebrity version of ITV dating show Take Me Out

The ex factor: Lydia Bright has taken a swipe at her ex-boyfriend James 'Arg' Argent after learning he shot an appearance on the celebrity version of ITV dating show Take Me Out

Lydia, who returned to British shores on Wednesday, after shooting scenes for her appearance on Channel 4's winter sports show The Jump in Austria, added: 'I'm sure he serenaded the girls with his singing!'

Arg's appearance on ITV's Take Me Out faced a bit of a bump, when his sister Natasha Argent - who is among the 'Flirty Thirty' lineup looking for a date - saw her big brother emerge from the Love Lift. 

Watching open mouthed, Natasha, 26, immediately rushed to turn off her light as the reality TV star, 29, announced that all the ladies were 'looking absolutely stunning'. 

The way to a man's heart? The TOWIE star advised potential girlfriends to 'give him food' The way to a man's heart? The TOWIE star advised potential girlfriends to 'give him food'

The way to a man's heart? The TOWIE star advised potential girlfriends to 'give him food'

Looking for love: James 'Arg' Argent's appearance on the show, alongside host Paddy McGuinness, is set to air on Saturday Looking for love: James 'Arg' Argent's appearance on the show, alongside host Paddy McGuinness, is set to air on Saturday

Looking for love: James 'Arg' Argent's appearance on the show, alongside host Paddy McGuinness, is set to air on Saturday

Having a laugh: His ex Lydia, from whom he split last summer, appeared amused by his appearance on the show Having a laugh: His ex Lydia, from whom he split last summer, appeared amused by his appearance on the show

Having a laugh: His ex Lydia, from whom he split last summer, appeared amused by his appearance on the show

As host Paddy McGuinness burst into peals of laughter at the incident, Arg quipped: 'There’s no way I’m going Fernandos with my sister!'

Natasha then told the cheeky host: 'I am in shock. I was looking down and I thought, I recognise those shoes, then when I saw the dickie bow, I got the shock of my life. I didn’t have a clue!'

With his sister firmly ruling herself out of the date Arg then set to work describing his ideal woman. 

Overwhelmed: Watching open mouthed, Arg's sister Natasha immediately rushed to turn off her light as the TOWIE star announced that all the ladies were 'looking absolutely stunning' Overwhelmed: Watching open mouthed, Arg's sister Natasha immediately rushed to turn off her light as the TOWIE star announced that all the ladies were 'looking absolutely stunning'

Overwhelmed: Watching open mouthed, Arg's sister Natasha immediately rushed to turn off her light as the TOWIE star announced that all the ladies were 'looking absolutely stunning'

She wasn't expecting that! Natasha told cheeky host Paddy McGuinness: 'I am in shock.  I got the shock of my life. I didn’t have a clue!' after she scrambled to turn off her light She wasn't expecting that! Natasha told cheeky host Paddy McGuinness: 'I am in shock.  I got the shock of my life. I didn’t have a clue!' after she scrambled to turn off her light
Good sport: She seemed in good spirits afterwards Good sport: She seemed in good spirits afterwards

She wasn't expecting that! Natasha told cheeky host Paddy McGuinness: 'I am in shock. I got the shock of my life. I didn’t have a clue!' after she scrambled to turn off her light 

Dating disaster: As host Paddy McGuinness burst into peals of laughter at the incident, Arg quipped: 'There’s no way I’m going Fernandos with my sister!' Dating disaster: As host Paddy McGuinness burst into peals of laughter at the incident, Arg quipped: 'There’s no way I’m going Fernandos with my sister!'

Dating disaster: As host Paddy McGuinness burst into peals of laughter at the incident, Arg quipped: 'There’s no way I’m going Fernandos with my sister!'

Just his type: The reality star  announced: 'I like natural looking girls, girls I can have a bit of banter with and a nice bum goes a long way' Just his type: The reality star  announced: 'I like natural looking girls, girls I can have a bit of banter with and a nice bum goes a long way'

Just his type: The reality star  announced: 'I like natural looking girls, girls I can have a bit of banter with and a nice bum goes a long way'

The reality star - who famously dated Lydia Bright on and off - announced: 'I like natural looking girls, girls I can have a bit of banter with and a nice bum goes a long way. 

'I’ve been single for around six months, I’ve had a few dates but nothing special.'

The star added: 'The most Essex thing about me has got to be my bachelor pad in Chigwell. I live with my mate Dan (fellow TOWIE cast member Dan Edgar) we’ve even got 'His and His' matching dressing gowns.'

Dan then appeared on screen to admit: 'I definitely mother Arg. He’s not the best around the house and that’s exactly why he needs a good lady in his life so it gives me a bit of a day off.'

Back: Lydia returned to the UK on Wednesday, after shooting scenes for The Jump in Austria Back: Lydia returned to the UK on Wednesday, after shooting scenes for The Jump in Austria

Back: Lydia returned to the UK on Wednesday, after shooting scenes for The Jump in Austria

Winning: She gushed about her time on the winter sports show - and the progress she made Winning: She gushed about her time on the winter sports show - and the progress she made

Winning: She gushed about her time on the winter sports show - and the progress she made

Stepping out in style: She arrived on the show in style, wearing black polka dot dungarees Stepping out in style: She arrived on the show in style, wearing black polka dot dungarees

Stepping out in style: She arrived on the show in style, wearing black polka dot dungarees

James' younger sister made headlines last year when she was accused of cheating in the London Marathon. 

Natasha was investigated by officials after she finished the 26.2mile run in under four hours - racing through the final 20km in 48 minutes - and missed 11 of the 24 checkpoints along the route.

Event organisers later confirmed she had returned her finisher's medal and would be banned from taking part in any future London Marathon events.

Natasha later blamed the scandal on 'getting lost' and suffering from a panic attack. 

The Take Me Out: Celebrity Special also features KISS Breakfast host Melvin Odoom and Olympian gymnast Nile Wilson and airs on Sunday at 7pm on ITV.

Scandal: James' younger sister Natasha made headlines last year when she was accused of cheating in the London Marathon. She claimed she just got lost  Scandal: James' younger sister Natasha made headlines last year when she was accused of cheating in the London Marathon. She claimed she just got lost 

Scandal: James' younger sister Natasha made headlines last year when she was accused of cheating in the London Marathon. She claimed she just got lost 

 


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