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The Only Way Is Essex Star James 'Arg' Argent told fans that he was 'gutted' following his reported banning from the National Television Awards.

The 22-year-old reality, who should have attended the ceremony at London's O2 Arena with his fellow cast mates, was feeling left out in the cold, and was forced to watch it all TV at a local pub.

Arg took to Twitter to share the devastating news with fans by tweeting: "I will not be attending the NTAs Tonight! Its a long story, Im gutted but its 4 the best. Thanks everyone 4 voting n fingers crossed #TOWIE!'

Although he refused to reveal exactly why he would not be attending the event, reports say that he banned from going after having an altercation with someone at on the film set of the ITV reality show.