Shaughna Phillips Is Now Cracking On With This TOWIE Star

After failing to find love in the villa this winter, Shaughna Phillips has turned to reality TV once again in her quest to find ‘the one’. This time, she’s enlisted the help of Celebs Go Dating - and it looks like she may have found her perfect match in The Only Way Is Essex's Pete Wicks...

Things started off so well for Shaughna Phillips on this year's Love Island - as she and Callum Jones became one of the show’s first solid couplings. But after he betrayed her in Casa Amor for new girl Molly Smith, Shaughna didn't make a strong connection with any of the other boys who came into the villa and ended the show single.

Now, she's following in the footsteps of fellow Love Island alumni like Amy Hart, Megan Barton-Hanson and Jack Fincham by appearing on E4’s Celebs Go Dating. This is actually Shaughna's second stint on the show - as she previously appeared as a non-celeb date before she went on Love Island. The show usually sees celebs set up with members of the public by matchmaking experts Anna Williamson and Paul C Brunson - but it looks like it’s another celeb who’s caught Shaughna’s eye...

A show insider has told The Sun that ‘sparks were flying’ between Shaughna and Pete on the set of the show, which is being filmed in a socially-distanced manner to comply with coronavirus regulations. Shaughna herself admitted that whilst Pete isn't 'her type on paper', they could have 'a perfect chemistry'.

The star-struck 25-year-old gushed:

He's lovely... Even on the first Zoom call with him I was probably a little bit quiet because it's like, ‘Oh my God!’ He is a charmer, I’ll give him that! Him and all the others are celebrities, I am trying to get used to it! I don’t feel like a celebrity, it’s just so weird!

Ladiesman Pete previously dated his TOWIE co-star Megan McKenna and has been linked to a host of other women, including Ex On The Beach’s Harriette Harper, TOWIE's Verity Chapman and Jess Wright, Instagram model Jacqui Ryland, Geordie Shore’s Charlotte Crosby and Love Island's Megan Barton-Hanson and Amber Davies...

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