The Only Way Is Essex star Tom Kilbey has revealed that he will be taking a break from the hit reality television series to focus on other aspects of his life. It is believed that the former Portsmouth midfielder is still relatively young, at the age of 22 and it is thought that he will be looking to get his career back on track.
Tom Kilbey and girlfriend Lydia Bright
Tom took to his official Twitter account to say, “Thank-you to everyone who has supported me on TOWIE but I'm guna take some time out from the show to focus on other things #staytuned.”
He later wrote, “Thank you@OnlyWayIsEssex and everyone who has supported me made some great friends but gota be true to myself and do what I wanna do x”.
Tom Kilbey and sister Cara Kilbey
Tom’s football career has slowly slipped in recent years but he is still a very good footballer and has the ability to play in the football league if he put his mind to it.
Tom Kilbey is the brother of fellow The Only Way Is Essex star Cara Kilbey and he is currently dating another TOWIE star in Lydia Bright. The Only Way Is Essex will return to ITV2 for its eight season in 2013.