Joey Essex believes in aliens

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 22 August 2014
Joey Essex

Joey Essex

Joey Essex has confessed he believes in aliens and even joked that he once saw one at Essex nightclub Sugar Hut

Joey Essex believes in aliens.

The former 'The Only Way Is Essex' star visited Area 51 in Nevada - where the US government is believed to be studying extraterrestrial life - while filming his latest show 'Educating Joey Essex - Space Cadet' but admitted he doesn't think anyone will "ever know" if there are aliens inside.

Speaking exclusively to BANG Showbiz, he said: "I think aliens are definitely real ... There's evidence out there that you can clearly see. I would say aliens are definitely out there, I mean, I think we've all seen them we just don't know it."

The 24-year-old TV personality went on to joke that he once spotted an alien at a nightclub in Essex, owned by his former co-star.

He revealed: "I saw one in Sugar Hut ages ago. It just looked a bit like Micky Norcross but like a younger version of Micky Norcross."

Despite admitting he's a keen believer in UFOs, Joey - who attended space camp and was given astronaut training during his American adventure - confessed he doesn't fancy a trip to the moon anytime soon.

He explained: "I'd be really paranoid. I mean I've got bad claustrophobia as well so I'd be completely scared in case my rocket disappears or I get abducted by aliens or something."

'Educating Joey Essex - Space Cadet' airs on ITV2 on September 2 at 9pm.

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