Joey Essex mugged at
knifepoint by pretend fans for £10,000 Rolex watch
Joey Essex was left
traumatised after he was attacked by muggers who posed as fans before running
off with his £10,000 Rolex watch.
Joey Essex, seen here wearing his gold Rolex watch, was
mugged at knifepoint
The incident happened when the The Only Way Is Essex star
was out in Hammersmith, west London.
Two men approached him in his car and, pretending they were
huge fans, asked him for a photograph.
Obliging, Joey posed for a snap with the men but, before he
knew it, he was on the floor and they had made off with his gold watch.
Speaking to The Sun, Joey explained what happened: 'I got a
knock on my car window
asking if I was Joey Essex and if I would have my picture taken.
Joey Essex (born 29 July 1990) is most famous for starring
in the ITV2 reality TV show The Only Way
Is Essex. He is also a nightclub promoter.
Joey is the brother of Frankie Essex and is also cousin of
Chloe Sims (Both in The Only Way is Essex). He has been starring the reality
show since Series Two, where he was bought into the programme known as Chloe
He currently dates Sam Faiers, whom he split
with 2011, but re-united after a kiss at a party, featured in the TV Programme.
Joey owns a White Smart car and is good friends with James Argent.
Joey Essex also has his own line of clothing, and is
recognised when using the term 'reem'.
Joey Essex has been known to promote many goods, one of his
main promotions being Crazy Angel Fake Tan, which he has appeared at the event
Professional Beauty Show in Excel, London in order to promote the tanning
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