Eden Blackman, the show’s dating agent, had even tweeted the episode was about to come on – clearly unaware the show had been cancelled.
His co-star Nadia Essex also had no idea what was going on, as furious fans took to Twitter asking E4 to explain.
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The former Geordie Shore star was said to be 'furious' after watching the notorious womaniser's antics on the reality show - in which he asks one girl if she 'fancies a sh*g'.
However the pair were then pictured on a hotel balcony together in Barcelona completely nude, suggesting they had reconciled.
Celebs Go Dating’s cast includes Calum Best, Charlotte Dawson, Bobby Norris, Sarah-Jane Crawford, James Argent, Frankie Cocozza and Georgia Toffolo.
Before she had even sat down, the reality star wrapped Izzy in an embrace and squeezed her peachy derriere for several seconds as onlookers watched in awe.
Inviting his date to take a seat, he then asked: 'You got any panties on Izzy?
They first sparked speculation of a romance when they stepped out for a romantic dog walk in matching jumpers.
However it was reported last week that their rocky six-week fling had come to an end, after Stephen reportedly kissed a girl and propositioned another on Celebs Go Dating.