Courtney Green and Chloe Meadows' axing from The Only Way Is Essex has been several years in the making, a source tells OK! The best friends, who first joined the ITVBe show in 2015, are reportedly among the 10 cast members given their marching orders in a bid to save the beloved programme from a ratings slump.
And a source has now told OK! that their boot from the show was inevitable as they rarely had their own storylines except for "talking about other people's business". "It was very unexpected for the cast to hear so many of them would be axed, but for Chloe and Courtney, it's been on the cards for a while," an insider told us. "The producers have been keeping an eye on their friendship group as they don't bring many of their own.Read more on ok.co.uk