TOWIE and its cast members are now household names, but the pressure that comes with it is not something Lauren Pope could have coped with when she was younger.
At The Amazing Spider Man premiere in London this week we spoke to Lauren Pope who told us she thinks the younger TOWIE stars such as Lydia Bright and Lucy Mecklenburgh are dealing with things well.
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She said: "Everyone is coping pretty well like considering they're getting all this fame at 20/21.
"If I had it at that age I would have turned into a big nightmare I think they're doing a good job."
While on the subject of age, the blonde explained how it's nice not to be part of the show's main story lines and to take a back seat.
Lauren added: "Me and Chloe because we're a little bit older we're more laid back we tend not to get caught up in the drama.
"I like it that way, we'd rather just have jokes and have fun."
Sounds about right to us!
Of course any part in TOWIE includes at least some drama so we grilled Lauren on new latest love interest Tom Pearce.
"We're just taking it as it goes ," she told us. "It's summer I don't want a boyfriend right now and he's young I'm sure he doesn't want a girlfriend. We're dating it's fun."
Bring on TOWIE's return.