Has Yazmin Oukhellou left TOWIE? All you need to know as fans notice she’s missing from new series

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While fans of TOWIE are very happy to have the hit show back on screens, it seems there’s one key cast member missing.

Yes, Yazmin Oukhellou, 26, is yet to return to the set, leaving people wondering why, after the ITV trailer for season 28 dropped on March 3.

As well as Yaz, some other cast members weren’t present in the trailer but this was reportedly due to them being unable to make it to the press day.

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One TOWIE fan penned: “Yaz and Lockie have split and I think they are both living out in Dubai,” while another added: “Tommy and Georgia? Lockie and Yaz???”

So has Yaz left filming? Well it appears she has, with the 26 year old is reportedly quitting the series so she can embark on a new career.

"Yaz has decided to stay out in Dubai,” an insider exclusively told OK! “And is now training to become a real estate broker.”

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“She has already started her new job,” they continued. “And will be studying for the next few weeks to get her licence.

“She has already set up an Instagram account for the business @YazsLuxuryRealEstate and has started listing multi million AED properties," the source concluded.

Yazmin has even gone so far as to change her home location to Dubai for her 637,000 followers on Instagram to see.

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“Living in Dubai,” she wrote in her Instagram bio alongside a destination pin emoji and icon of the United Arab Emirates flag.

Yaz already has 29,000 followers on her new real estate Instagram page and has been listing incredible homes ranging from 8-12 million AED.

In the bio the savvy business woman wrote: “Specialising in finding you your dream property. Sales & Leasing.”

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Yaz’s new career path comes after the stunning reality star split from her TOWIE on-off beau James Lock.

During a trip out in the UAE Yaz and Lockie, 34, reportedly had a ‘huge fight’ so made an amicable agreement to go their separate ways.

Talking exclusively to OK! about their break up Yaz said: "James and I have split up amicably. I love James but we're not good together.”

"It couldn't go on the way it was so I told James we should end things and he agreed."

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James, who’s currently still out in Dubai despite the breakup, explained to OK! that he still loves Yaz but feels they are happier single.

"We tried to make it work and we really thought it was going to be different this time but things don't always work out as you'd expect.

“I have a lot of love for Yaz and a huge amount of respect for her but we're just better apart."

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