Lauren Goodger left devastated as ‘pal moves in with her ex Charles Drury’ – just months after he was arrested and bailed for ‘attacking’ the star on the day of her baby daughter’s funeral

Lauren Goodger has reportedly been left devastated after one of her friends began dating her ex-boyfriend Charles Drury. 

The former TOWIE star, 36, split from the builder, 25, in summer, with a source having told MailOnline that Lauren believed he had been cheating on her. 

The couple’s breakup followed the tragic loss of their baby daughter Lorena, with Lauren allegedly assaulted on the day of her child’s funeral. Charles was later arrested and bailed following the incident. 

Awful: Lauren Goodger, 36, has reportedly been left devastated after one of her friends began dating her ex-boyfriend Charles Drury

According to The Sun, Lauren’s pal Jacqueline Johnson took in Charles after he was bailed following his arrest and they have been living together since. 

A source told the publication: ‘Lauren was baffled when Jacqueline took Charlie in at first but now it all makes sense. She had her suspicions and has since been told Charlie and Jacqueline are dating.

‘Lauren feels devastated and betrayed by Jacqueline because she considered her a close friend.’

Exes: The former TOWIE star split from the builder, 25, in summer, with a source having told MailOnline that Lauren believed he had been cheating on her (Pictured in December 2021)

They added: ‘Lauren is holding her head high and does not want to be associated with Jacqueline ever again.’

MailOnline has contacted Lauren’s representatives for comment.  

Last month, Lauren enjoyed a romantic day date with a wealthy mystery businessman, as exclusively revealed by the MailOnline.

The source said that the new suitor was ‘making her feel confident again’ after her last relationship and that she has now begun to ‘heal’ from the past.

Terrible: A source told the publication: ‘Lauren was baffled when Jacqueline took Charlie in at first but now it all makes sense. She has since been told Charlie and Jacqueline are dating’

A source previously told MailOnline: ‘She is enjoying dating again but is still hurt from her past with Charles who she believes was sleeping around when they were together’

They explained: ‘She is enjoying dating again but is still hurt from her past with Charles who she believes was sleeping around when they were together.

‘But she is back to her confident best and looking to the future and seeing where her budding new romance will lead.’

It comes after a difficult period of time for Lauren who tragically lost her newborn daughter Lorena as well as the death of her ex-boyfriend Jake McLean – who lost his life when his car plunged 70ft off a cliff in Turkey in July. 

Heartbreaking: Lauren tragically lost her newborn daughter while giving birth to her last month after she was born with two knots in her umbilical cord, tied around her neck

Lauren tragically lost her newborn baby, Lorena, on July 10 due to complications during the birth. 

Lorena was born with two knots in her umbilical cord, tied around her neck and despite ten doctors fighting to save her, she passed away shortly after her birth. 

The reality star was left ‘unrecognisable’ following an alleged attack which led to the arrest of her boyfriend Charles on their day of their baby’s funeral.

Lauren, who is said to have suffered a fractured eye socket during the alleged assault, is believed to staying with a friend after Charles was released on bail.

Awful: The reality star was reportedly left ‘unrecognisable’ following an alleged attack which led to the arrest of her boyfriend Charles on their day of their baby’s funeral

As she moves on from her traumatic year, Lauren has put her £624,000 Essex home up for rent, just over a year after purchasing it with her now ex boyfriend Charles. 

The former TOWIE star is asking for £2,300 a month for the plush four bedroom pad which she moved into in August 2021.

Lauren and her daughter LaRose, 15 months, who she shares with Charles, have continued living in the house since the couple’s split. 

Lauren’s semi-detached abode is being offered unfurnished for a long-term rent.

Moving on: As she moves on from her traumatic year, Lauren has put her £624,000 Essex home up for rent, just over a year after purchasing it with her now ex boyfriend Charles 

The star has posted a string of snaps from the house over the past year, showing off the sleek open plan kitchen and living area.

The kitchen features sleek black marble counter tops with white cupboards along with black leather furniture and beige floorboards. 

There are also bifold doors leading out to the 50ft garden.


Cleansing: As well as putting her house up for rent, Lauren has been busy selling some of her home appliances and furniture on her preloved Instagram page

As well as putting her house up for rent, Lauren has been busy selling some of her home appliances on her preloved Instagram page.

The star usually reserves her preloved_bylgx account to sell her and her daughter’s clothes but more recently she has put household items such as her fridge up for bids. 

Current listings include a garden furniture set which Lauren explains is worth £4,000 but she is offering for £2,000, adding it has ‘never been sat on.’

Up for grabs: Lauren is asking £750 for a Lazy Spa which has been ‘used twice’

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