Sam Faiers announced her departure from Mummy Diaries
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Billie Faiers was reportedly 'devastated' to learn that her sister Sam Faiers was quitting The Mummy Diaries, meaning that the show would come to an end.
The former TOWIE stars, who went on to share a spin-off show about their family lives, recently confirmed that the ITVBe show was going to be cancelled after Sam announced her departure.
At the time, the sisters maintained that they are closer than ever but would be wrapping up the show to focus on their own projects as well as their families.
An insider speaking to Heat magazine suggested that Billie was a little worried that it would mean she sees less of her sister – especially now that she has moved to Surrey.
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"Billie was devastated when Sam said she wanted to quit – they've always done everything together," a source told the publication.
They added: "She's told friends it feels like they've split up now, and she's worried that she won't see as much of Sam as she did when they were filming because she lives so far away.
"She knows it will never be the same again and she's going to miss Sam so much – she's been in tears about it."
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News of her departure from the show came earlier on in June, when Sam confirmed that she was going onto pursue new adventures.
She said at the time: "I truly have watched all the most defining moments in my adult life play out on The Mummy Diaries – bringing two beautiful children into the world, my relationship with Paul, building my businesses, creating a home together as a family, and of course all the wonderful memories with Billie and my family.
"I'm so grateful to ITV and Potato for giving me and my children the best home movies anyone could ask for, I could never have imagined 7 years ago that we would still be here today- 9 series on! But more importantly, I will be forever appreciative to our incredible viewers."
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ITV also had nothing but praise for Sam and said that they respect her decision to leave the show, adding that they would focus on a new project with Billie and her husband.
Billie also broke her silence and wished her sister 'all the luck in the world' as well as confirming that she will appear in a new show that will focus simply on her family unit.
"I wish my sister @samanthafaiers all the love and luck in the world with your next adventure," Billie wrote at the end of a lengthy post.
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