Another TOWIE offspring plaguing our screens then
Her former love, Joey Essex, enjoyed success as a contestant in I'm A Celebrity, and now TOWIE star, Sam Faiers will reportedly be enjoying her own moment in the limelight.
The Sun reports that the blonde beauty has 'agreed a six-figure deal to appear on next month's Celebrity Big Brother.'
But the paper adds that the 22-year-old won't be quitting TOWIE to go on the Channel 5 show.
A source told the paper: 'Sam has seen how well Joey has done on I'm A Celebrity and wants a slice of the action herself.
'She's asked TOWIE bosses if it would be OK to do it and come back for filming afterwards - and they're fine with that.
'They let Mario Falcone go in the summer, so they could hardly have said no.'
Mario was famously tied to fellow contestant Courtney Stodden as part of a task when he appeared on the show and viewers were hooked when the petite star flirted up a storm with him.
And it seems as if Sam is treating the New Year as a fresh start and she may even be looking for a new man herself as on Sunday night she Tweeted:
'new year new people new c**p new drama new cliques new comings new beliefs new memories new haters new surprises new love'
Joey Essex seems to have moved on from their romance has been linked with his fellow I'm A Celebrity camp mate, Amy Willerton after they grew close on the show.
The model has denied they are dating though and said: 'We're just friends, but we are very, very close.'
Other stars who have been touted to go in the popular programme are outspoken Blue singer, Lee Ryan and N-Dubz bad boy, Dappy.
Sam has a lot to be celebrating at the moment as she is looking forward to marking her 23rd birthday on New Year's Eve.
She was spotted looking gorgeous on a night out with her friends in Liverpool on Sunday wearing a gorgeous black catsuit which showed why she's such a popular choice,
Sam Faiers's spokesperson was unavailable for comment. MailOnline has also contacted a Channel 5 representative for comment.
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