TOWIE’s Joey Essex says UKIP leader Nigel Farage is ‘reem’ during election photo-op

Reality TV star Joey Essex described UKIP leader Nigel Farage as “reem” during a pre-election photo-op in Grimsby.

On a mission to meet all of the party leaders before the 2015 general election, Essex joined Nigel Farage on a boat trip to talk politics.

The reality TV star is meeting party leaders to try and understand politics better

The reality TV star is meeting party leaders to try and understand politics better

Before boarding the ship, Essex told reporters he thinks the party leader is “reem”, while the UKIP leader described the TV personality as an “icon of youth”.

The phrase “reem”, of which the meaning is unknown, was popularised by Essex when he appeared on the reality TV programme The Only Way Is Essex.

Essex told reporters he thinks Nigel Farage is "reem"

Essex told reporters he thinks Nigel Farage is “reem”

The UKIP leader described the TV star as an "icon of youth"

The UKIP leader described the TV star as an “icon of youth”