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UK NEWS: BIG BROTHER STAR BRIAN BELO WINS SETTLEMENT OVER STOLEN ‘TOWIE’ IDEA

Big Brother winner Brian Belo has finally reached a settlement with ITV and Lime Pictures after taking legal action against the makers of the hit TV scripted reality show The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE). Via The Daily Mirror Belo, himself an Essex boy, claimed that the makers of the structured reality soap had adapted and reproduced part of a format he had originally developed with Sassy Films and Massive TV. The trio said they took the idea to Lime Pictures in March and []

UK PR MOVES: RAPPER WRETCH 32 DATING TOWIE STAR?

Showbiz gossip “bible” Heat Magazine reports that rapper Wretch 32 is apparently ‘dating’ TOWIE (The Only Way Is Essex) star Lauren Pope. A “source” (translation a publicist) told Heat Magazine: ‘Wretch is a big ladies’ man and gets on really well with Lauren. They have a real laugh together and enjoy each other’s company.’ ‘It’s very early days — they’re some way from being an item — but for the time being they are enjoying the flirting.’ The “couple” started flirting on Twitter (as []