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What time is Celebs Go Dating 2018 on E4, who is in the line-up and why did Eden Blackman leave?

But who are the celebrities looking for love and when did the fifth series start? Here's all you need to know…

When did Celebs Go Dating 2018 launch on E4?

The fifth series of Celebs Go Dating began on October 14 at 9pm on E4.

It airs daily on the channel at 10pm, expect for Saturdays, for the coming months, and will see a host of famous faces attempt to find love with members of the public.

Previous celebrities to have taken part include James 'Arg' Argent, Joey Essex, Gemma Collins, Frankie Cocozza, and Calum Best.

Stephen Bear was booted off the second series after bosses found out he was secretly in a relationship with Charlotte Crosby.

Who is in the line-up?

On July 24, the full line-up of Celebs Go Dating was revealed as the seven singletons got together for the first time.

The Sun Online had already exclusively revealed Towie's Chloe Sims and Love Island 2017 star Olivia Attwood had signed up ahead of the official announcement.

The stars looking for love are:

  • Olivia Attwood
  • Chloe Sims
  • Eyal Booker
  • Mutya Buena
  • Alik Alfus
  • Vas J Morgan
  • Sam Craske
  • Amy Tapper
  • Callum Izzard

Why did Eden Blackman leave?

Eden Blackman starred on the first four series of Celebs Go Dating alongside Lady Nadia Essex and Tom Read Wilson.

In March 2018, The Sun Online revealed that Blackman quit Celebs Go Dating to focus on new projects.

The dating expert fell out with co-star Nadia Essex towards the end of the latest series, with show bosses worried their frosty relationship could jeopardise its future.

The Sun exclusively revealed on July 19, 2018, that bosses had replaced Eden with relationship coach and Oprah Winfrey’s matchmaker Paul Carrick Brunson.

Why did Lady Nadia Essex get axed from Celebs Go Dating?

In September 2018, Nadia was axed from the show after trolling social media users with fake accounts.

Thus, she won't appear in the upcoming series, which had already started shooting.

A TV source explained the situation, saying: “Nadia has been suspended from the show until further notice and won’t be appearing on the rest of the series.

“Bosses have made the decision following an investigation into Nadia’s use of social media.

“She was found to be setting up fake accounts to troll certain users – which is something that won’t be tolerated.”

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