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Thursday 9th April 2020

Arg gets a special surprise from Jessie J after getting "bad news" this week

The popstar made a special appearance

James 'Arg' Argent was given a huge surprise ahead of his singing gig this week after pop superstar Jessie J turned up!

Jessie, 31, stunned holidaymakers when she appeared at Olivia's La Cala in Spain, where reality star Arg has a singing residency.

The star popped up on stage and took the mic to introduce Arg's set - and he was overwhelmed after getting some "bad news" earlier in the week.

Arg, also 31, explained: "I got some bad news this week that really upset me, I can't tell you how happy this made me and really cheered me up! What a special surprise, the wonderful @jessiej introducing me on stage for my gig in @olivias_la_cala."

The TOWIE star then thanked the bar and restaurant's owner, his close pal Elliott Wright, adding: "Thank you @elliottwright_ Absolutely amazing."

In Arg's Instagram clip, Essex girl Jessie began by telling the crowd: "I'm from Essex. This is so fun. Thank you for having us Elliott. I have a show here tomorrow and I brought out all my crew and my band. But I want to introduce someone right now who is just the sweetest guy. I just met him."

Signalling to Arg, Jessie continued: "Come on, do a slow motion walk through...

"Being a performer is the most exciting and scary thing to do, so I want you guys to show your appreciation for the hard work, dedication and passion this man has. Ladies and gentleman, I introduce to you (begins singing) Arg!"

The pair then shared a hug on stage and a stunned Arg told Jessie: "Thank you so much."

Hitmaker Jessie, who is dating Hollywood actor Channing Tatum, is the biggest star the club has had through its doors.

Jessie is dating actor Channing (Credit: Dean / SplashNews.com)

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Arg didn't specify what his bad news was but Jessie's appearance certainly was a boost for the reality star.

His TOWIE pals were also left astounded by her kind gesture.

Arg's former co-star Dan Osborne commented: "Wow, that's amazing bro."

Ferne McCann was impressed and wrote: "This is major."

And Jess Wright, who is Elliott's cousin, added a series of applause emojis.

Meanwhile, fans sent well wishes to Arg over his "bad news". Many questioned if he was OK, and some asked if he will still be swimming the English channel for his charity challenge.

Read more: James Argent warned he is 'risking death'

Arg is in training to swim the huge stretch with a host of other celebrities for Stand Up To Cancer next month.

Earlier this week, he said he's been training hard to pass the assessment to be able to take part.

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