After graduating from University, conquering the bulls of Pamplona and travelling Europe on a pardy boat, heir to the Mcvities fortune, Jamie received a few hefty tellings-off from his “bank manager” in season two. Finally conjuring up a business concept that would make his grandfather proud, Jamie vowed the make ‘Candy Kittens’ a sensation that would take the King's Road by storm.
Ok, so he may not be causing the new weather
app to spin on its axis, but this week Jamie at least, used his initiative in taking the next step towards making his business a success; branding himself, with a tattoo. Should anyone forget the brand logo, it is right there, on Mr Laing’s right hip.
Not one to be adjourned by his goading friends Hugo and Proudlock, who suggested he get ‘Louise’ tattooed there instead, 22 year-old Jamie was determined to tattoo the stencil of a cat’s head above his right hip bone – after all he is becoming a man - “I’m getting it, even if my Mum walked and said don’t get it, I would still get it.”
“Have you sold a single sweet yet? Hugo spat. Proudlock looked delighted and somewhere, Richard Branson was choking on a digestive.
Meanwhile, earning his right to wear a Barbour in Chelsea, Richard Dinan was shooting clay pigeons whilst giving Ollie a tour of his Buckinghamshire retreat this week; “the break-up hut,” or you could say, a wooden shack in a field, which he apparently built in the midst of a break-up. “It doesn’t have a roof though,” he boasted, “because I got over her and didn’t have time to build one,” good for him.
Perhaps there will be time to install a window box and a pair of curtains as he mulls over the latest love impediment, last week at the races. A low blow for Richard as he was knocked back by Kimberley, who let’s face it, had dated two of the boys by the end of episode two, first Jamie, then Spencer, it seems Richard will not enjoying the same privilege.
“Where are all the normal girls?” he sighed. Now, let’s not get bitter Richard because if we are honest, do men who build tree houses and indulge in a spot of shame shooting at the weekends, really merit the term normal?
“We are going to find me a man,” was Ollie’s response, “it is going to be our big gay night out.” Is it that time in the series already? I like girls, I like boys, I like both, it is getting impossible to up but now it seems Ollie is determined to be gay - “Well this month, yes,” he confirmed.
Stealing line of the week, “I’m not really that gay at all,” Richard assured himself, the thousands of viewers and the gay guy (Chris) looking right at him in a Soho bar. “It’s quite like the Chelsea side of things here,” he said nervously, looking around, “just a little pinker, and shinier.” Adjusting to his new surroundings, Richard proved himself to be a very good friend, going where no straight man had gone before - Freedom, Soho.
It all got rather romantic in Notting Hill this week as Ollie bumped into his first gay date Chris in a man boutique and the last of the polar ice-caps melted this week as Victoria shared her debut apology on national television.
Yes, Victoria Baker Harber apologised to Millie Mackintosh. Using the words “I am sorry,” she apologised for belittling Millie about her internship at Glamour in last week’s episode.
“I do know that I can sometimes be a bit bitchy” said the girl who two week’s previous, describe London cab drivers as her favourite “breed” of people, but despite her change of heart – scrap that – despite her finding her heart, as cold as the ice-cream left untouched at Gelato Mio, Rosie made it clear this week that she is not interested in making amends with Millie, “It’s not a friendship that I want back, basically.”
Not wanting to sever her roots from the Chelsea
social scene, Millie decided that it was time to rejoin to gang and regain her right to sip champagne in the same bars as her co stars. Calling Hugo and inviting him for a drink was apparently all it took. Even Natalie approved of the ‘date’ - “As long as you have coffee and not any alcoholic beverages.” Oh sweet Natalie.
If you missed this week’s episode, then you missed Ollie make an unrequited pass at Chris on their roller disco date in Vauxhall. Perhaps it was the oversized ‘love’ jumper? But then that is what you get when you ask Cheska for style tips.
If you didn’t tune in to E4 this Monday you will have also missed Jamie’s date with Louise which saw the pair take to the gold course in some interesting attire. Louise vowed. “No more getting drunk and kissing Spencer, ever again,” while a bitter Spencer vowed, “I give it three weeks.”
Next time on Made in Chelsea
The gang jet off to Dubai, all except Jamie. Spencer takes his new fling Sophie, but can he behave himself around Louise, “I can’t even pretend to like Sophie anymore, I’m just far more drawn to my ex girlfriend.” Will Louise succumb to Spencer’s charms as the poor “little boy” Jamie stays at home in the Royal Borough? And will we find out what Francis Boulle has been up to over these last few episodes, as he dishes the dirt on Dubai?
Want answers to all of these questions? Couldn’t care less? Well tune in anyway, every Monday night on E4 at 10pm.