TOWIE'S James Lock is dating US reality TV star Moriah Jadea after they met filming.
The pair were taking part in The Challenge and they kept their relationship quiet.
It seems there was a good reason for that as Moriah has been accused of cheating on her previous boyfriend with James.
The beauty was originally with Johnny 'Bananas' Devenanzio after the pair struck up a romance after last year's The Challenge.
It was said that the pair didn't hit it off straight away, but later they entered a "full-blown" relationship.
It has been claimed that the pair were still dating when James tuned Moriah's head.
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Bosses were aware of this, and Johnny is allegedly going to enter the competition as a 'mercenary'.
In the game, the mercenaries are players from previous seasons who can compete against the cast to take their money.
“Moriah and James are hooking up despite her being in a relationship with Bananas,” spoiler guru PinkRose posted to Vevmo.
“Bananas is still scheduled to appear at some point as a mercenary!”
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There are also claims that Johnny blocked Moriah on social media after the cheating scandal broke.
However, he then started following her again on social media after fans noticed.
James split from Megan Barton Hanson this year.
The pair were first romantically linked in 2021, but they have been on-and-off ever since.
When asked if her found love on the show, the star confirmed his new romance to The Sun.
Lockie told us: "I met someone on there. I can't say too much, but I aways seem to meet someone, and have a love interest.
"She's American. I’d loved my time on The Challenge – it’s sports oriented, and it’s more me."
The reality TV personality hinted that the relationship is still in it's early days, however she is Latino and has a "fiery" personality.
When asked if he was in love, James replied: "Love is a strong word – I don’t throw it around easily. She’s from Miami".
"She’s another fiery one. I’m crazy enough, and I pick all these crazy women – it’s not good mix, is it?"
We pressed further and he confirmed that his new girlfriend is in her twenties, but as a result he also said it's hard juggling a long distance relationship.
"Yes, she’s younger, but I’m in my peak, so it’s good," he explained.
"It’s hard at the minute. I’m going to go to the States very soon, and obviously we're still talking.
"I'll pick things up when I go back over there, but at the minute it's difficult because if you're having a long-distance relationship, it's always hard – having any relationship is hard.
"And we’re both in the same sort of industry, and it’s tough, but we're still in contact, and we'll both pick things back up when I'm over there. I'm going to LA towards the end of the year – January [time]."
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