Mark Wright tells TOWIE's Lauren Goodger: You're too fat to find a man
Sources close to the pair - who dated on and off for 10 years before splitting last August - claim Mark, 25, told friends: 'She needs to lose weight,' adding: 'She'll never meet anyone like that.'
His alleged remarks got back to size 14 Lauren, 24.
'She was upset, but she's trying to ignore it,' says our source.
'She's admitted she wants to lose weight before she starts dating again but this was hurtful.
Read more Only Way Is Essex gossip in Now magazine dated 30 April 2012 - out now!