TOWIE & # 39; s Sam Mucklow EXCLUSIVE: Star performed a FAKE engagement with Shelby Tribble to make & # 39; ex Nicole Bass jealous & # 39; while he STOP the show
TOWIE star Sam Mucklow made a fake engagement with girlfriend Shelby Tribble last night to make his ex Nicole Bass jealous & # 39 ;.
Insiders told MailOnline that Sam wanted to upset Nicole on her birthday and & # 39; asked friends to congratulate him and Shelby to make the proposal look real. & # 39;
The 27-year-old stopped the reality show halfway through the current series and stopped filming after returning home from Marbella.
Green with jealousy: TOWIE star Sam Mucklow made a fake engagement with girlfriend Shelby Tribble last night to make his ex Nicole Bass jealous & # 39;
26-year-old Shelby has also left the ITVBe program – with mutual friends of the couple that Sam & # 39; put pressure on her to join him & # 39 ;.
A source told MailOnline exclusively: & # 39; Shelby and Sam are not really engaged.
& # 39; They are not even in the same country – he is on vacation with his family in Barbados and Shelby is at home.
& # 39; Sam wanted to make ex Nicole jealous of her birthday and ruin her weekend.
Masterplan: Insiders said MailOnline wanted to upset Sam Nicole on her birthday (photo on Saturday) and asked friends to congratulate him and Shelby on the proposal to make them really look
Furthermore: the master plan did not seem to work when Nicole partyed all night with Yazmin Oukhellou and Georgia Harrison while celebrating her birthday on Saturday night
Cryptic: Sam, 27, went to Instagram to share a beloved snap of himself as he kissed Shelby while capturing: & # 39; Then who's coming to the wedding? & # 39; followed by a bride and groom emoji
Congratulations: Fellow TOWIE stars Liam Gatsby, Courtney Green and Chloe Meadows have responded to the post with their good wishes
& # 39; He wanted the proposal to look real, so send some of his famous friends a text with congratulations for his message.
& # 39; Sam decided to leave the show after filming in Marbella ended. He put pressure on Shelby to stop him, so that she too canceled her contract.
& # 39; Her friends on TOWIE are upset to see her leave and believe she will regret her decision. & # 39;
Sam and Nicole broke up in September 2018, after only six months of dating.
A TOWIE spokeswoman confirmed that Sam would not return to TOWIE this series, they said: & We agree with Sam that he will not return to filming this series because he is pursuing his other business companies. & # 39;
Stop: the 27-year-old has left the reality show halfway through the current series and stopped filming after returning home from Marbella (photo last month)
Sam posted a photo of him and Shelby kissed on Saturday with the caption: & # 39; Then who's coming to the wedding? & # 39;
Colleague TOWIE stars Liam Gatsby, Courtney Green and Tommy Mallet responded to the post with their good wishes.
But fans quickly pointed out that Sam's proposal came on the same day as the birthday of ex-girlfriend and ex-co-star Nicole Bass.
A spokesperson for Nicole said: & # 39; Nicole hasn't talked to Sam for months and she didn't know anything about him and Shelby's engagement until he was notified by MailOnline.
& # 39; She wishes Sam and Shelby all the best in the future – whether together or separately. & # 39;
Shelby and Sam were first shown as cozy in October 2018, with the two having a casual fling.
In May, the brunette beauty started in a relationship with Sam – just a few weeks after he blew her up during an explosive row, in which he presented her an & # 39; s ** g & # 39; called.
Everywhere: in September 2018, Sam and Nicole split up after just six months of dating
In August, Shelby told MailOnline that she is planning a blissful future with Sam, with a wedding and babies on the cards.
She said: For me personally we think of having babies, the marriage. He has so many qualities that I love in a man and I know that he will be a great partner and father because of how he is with me.
& # 39; He has so much to offer his work ethic, he works hard, he makes me laugh, caring and supportive.
& # 39; He is a great man to me, so why shouldn't I see myself getting married and having kids with me. I really love him very much, so that is of course the future. We want to get married and have children. I certainly see that. I love him so much. & # 39;
Sociable: Shelby and Sam were first depicted as snug in October 2018, with the two embarking on a turbulent on-off romance (shown in the summer)
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