Appearing in new! magazine following a recent holiday to Marbella, the pair spoke about relationship troubles, celebrity romance rumours and Twitter feuds.
Amy Childs revealed that she and her boyfriend of eight months, Joe Hurlock, are struggling with their relationship. She said: "We're going through a bit of a rough patch. It's hard for Joe because he isn't famous. And I'm linked to a different bloke every week - Olly Murs, Peter Andre, Arg (James Argent). It's hard for him."
She also dismissed rumours of an affair with footballer Jack Cork, saying: "Joe is really annoyed at the moment. He's upset about those pictures with the footballer. I don't blame him either - they make me look bad. But, hand on my heart, I never cheated on him."
Speaking about keeping shape, she added: "I went through a stage of eating out a lot and I felt bloated, so I'm trying to be healthier now and eat more fruit. I love it when my mum cooks. She does a lovely pasta!"
Lucy Mecklenburgh spoke of her alleged affair with co-star Mark Wright while on holiday in Marbella, saying: "We kissed twice. The first time was in Pangea, and then we kissed when we were on our way back to the apartment complex, where we were all staying.
We'd both been drinking so I can't really remember [how many times we kissed]. I'd had a lot of
She claimed that Wright had made the first move during the trip, saying: "He was very complimentary. He always said I looked nice and he texted me saying how hot I looked and that he was falling for me again."
Mecklenburgh recently stated that she "detests" Goodger.
Childs has reassured fans of The Only Way is Essex that she will not be leaving the series.
Read the full story in this week's new! magazine - out today.