MTV and Lime Pictures, the producers of Geordie Shore, have decided it is not appropriate for reality star Sophie Kasaei to return to the current production of the show, following the investigation of an incident which took place in a nightclub last week.
MTV and Lime will be reiterating to the remaining cast members that offensive behaviour will not be tolerated.
Sophie, a former call-centre worker, has been part of Geordie Shore since the first series of the show and recently joined the rest of cast in Australia for the filming of series six.
A representative for Sophie has issued a statement saying: "Sophie is absolutely devastated and sorry for any offence that has been caused by her drunken language. Sophie is against racism in any form being of mixed race herself and having experienced racial abuse as a child.“
The brand new series of Geordie Shore Down Under continues Tuesdays at 10pm - only on MTV.