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Ex-Islander Amy Hart has opened up about being forced to seek psychological help 12 times during her stint on Love Island following her break-up with Curtis Pritchard.

The air hostess walked out of the villa voluntarily last week and had to leave at least once to get help as she was in such an emotional distress.

She has now opened up about her heartbreak while on Love Island: Aftersun, revealing that she had to make use of the show's therapist on a dozen different occasions.

"I had therapy 12 times in the villa – but I've come out stronger," she told OK! magazine. "I deserve a man who loves me for who I am."

Amy had never had a boyfriend before meeting Curtis, and was destroyed following his decision to end things with her.

The shock move came after his head was turned by Jourdan Riane while Amy went to Casa Amor. Curtis also told her that he couldn't see a future with her on the outside, or marriage and kids.

The professional dancer decided to be brutally honest with the blonde bombshell, who sobbed in the Beach Hut and proclaimed that she couldn't stay and watch him crack on with other women.

Strictly Come Dancing professional and Curtis' brother AJ has claimed that Amy DM'ed him while speaking on talkRADIO.

"She spoke to me. She sent me a message actually afterwards and said she feels like she knows the family and she could only praise Curtis about being honest," he said.

AJ admitted that his brother was too ruthless while speaking to Amy about his feelings;

"Sometimes he was maybe a bit too brutally honest. He could have let her down a bit softer rather than saying, 'yes, I don't see myself marrying you and having kids with you'. "That was harsh, I'm not lying, it was harsh."

AJ and Curtis' mum Debi has also said that she'd like to meet the woman who had her heart broken by her son; "I would like to meet Amy. My heartache is there for Amy and for the parents," she said.

She continued; "When I watched the moment when Curtis told her how he felt, I couldn't stop crying because of all the emotion. I wanted to reach out and give Amy a hug.

"I was thinking of Amy’s mum a lot and I'm so happy Amy is with her family unit now because I know she will be fine and her and Curtis will be friends," she added,

Amy has a new look and seems better than ever, thank the Lord. She's 100 percent stronger after the experience, and we're proud that she speaks so openly about mental health.

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If we’ve learned anything from the last few years, it’s that representation matters.

Big issues like the representation of different skin tones, body sizes and disabilities are fought for on the reg by various strong-ass women and require real change in the minds of the powers that be.

However, calling the media out on a lack of inclusion is only one way to change things. Love Island in particular have been receiving flack for their lack of inclusion on the show, predominantly with body sizing.

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Applauding small changes is another. Once these powers realise that we WANT to see ourselves and our peers represented, things will change.

Even this year, campaigns like Dove's stunning #ShowUs effort have been proving to the media industry that the public want to see every type of person in advertisements and on our screens.

From all gender binaries, sexual orientations, ethnicities, abilities and sizes to vitiligo to scarring; Why should only one type of person be represented on screen when perfection is a myth?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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When flawlessness and perfection no longer sell, when ‘one size fits all’ doesn’t appeal to the masses; that’s when media organisations, beauty companies and the entertainment industry begin to change their tune.

On the topic of applauding small steps, the last two episodes of Love Island have sparked praise in one particular area: skin.

Every single human being has experienced bad skin at one point in their lives. Some of us suffered through teenage acne and have the scars to prove it. Many have had to deal with life-altering skin related issues from complex conditions to unfortunate accidents. Skin is at the centre of beauty campaigns and we are bombarded with an image of what perfectly clear skin ‘should’ look like, err single day.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The cute and bubbly new contestant on the ITV reality show, Francesca Allen, has received some appreciative feedback for choosing to allow her skin to breathe free. She has visible spots and we are SO ready for them. This was also true for Lucie when she took her makeup off each night and revealed 'normal' skin. Maura is over there representing all pale Irish beauties whose faces don't match their necks after a night out.

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There should never be a strict definition of what constitutes 'normal' skin. 'Normal' to us is what we're shown the most, which is perfection.

However, in reality there are millions of skin disorders and types in the world that don't get shown on screens globally. Our skin is a vital organ, and it's unique to each person.

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One Love Island viewer tweeted she was; "nearly crying at the fact Francesca has acne scarring". Another got emotional stating it was "refreshing" for someone who struggles with their skin every day "to see an amazingly beautiful girl like Francesca show off her bare face and acne to the world without shame". These are real people, lets remember. Real people who are thankful to see something familiar on the small screen.

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Though each islander is stunningly beautiful in their own ways, imperfections show their humanity. Just because they're on a screen doesn't mean they aren't just like us. That the kids watching them – and yes there are kids as young as 12 waiting up for the series each night- can see that skin imperfections can be gorgeous and above all, normal. 

Considering Francesca's skin is still by advertising and media standards damn near perfect, it says a lot that the response to even a few minor scars has been incredibly positive and emotional.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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A teeny tiny step, y’all say, but if we don’t applaud the tiny steps; the larger ones will be further out of reach. Celebrate the minor achievements and aim higher.

Now… Crack on with some stretch marks, dermatological disorders and cellulite please, ITV. We want to feel seen. 

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The 'Irish Zac Efron' (bold claim) has joined the cast of Love Island USA and is ready to set pulses racing on the reality show.

26-year-old Cormac Murphy is a nightclub promoter and model from Ennis in Co. Clare who has worked and lived in New York since 2016.

He's set to spice things up as a self-confessed ladies man, saying in his VT; “If I went to college I’d have a degree in women.” We're fairly sure he didn't graduate…

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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He's willing to shake things up in the idyllic Fiji location, explaining;  “I don’t think they know what’s coming, I’m going to turn some heads.”

Of course, he insists he's hoping to find The One on the show (who doesn't) rather than fame and fortune; “I’m here on Love Island and I’m ready for love.” Mmmhmmm.

Dubbed the 'Irish Zac Efron', most likely by himself, he's been making a living in the Big Apple as a male model.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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He's also working with The Greene Room, a promotion and events agency founded by Sligo native Patrick Greene.

Patrick posted his reaction to Cormac's Love Island casting on social media, joking; “They’re going to need some love therapy after they see Cormac walk down the beach into Love Island.

The model previously lived in Australia for two years, but has chosen New York as his home for his career. Murphy entered the villa with another newbie, bringing the total number of contestants to 13.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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We wonder if the professional partier will make as big an impression as his Irish counterpart, Maura Higgins? Not possible. Queen Maura has captured the hearts of the UK and Irish nation.

Cormac has definitely got his eyes set on the €88,000 prize money, which is far more than the UK winners' amount. The format is generally the same as the UK counterpart, only much less risqué. 

Love Island USA is broadcast on CBS to millions of viewers, and the show will run until August 7. Irish viewers can catch it on Virgin Media Two and ITVBe in the UK.

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Dani Dyer has revealed one of the Love Island villa's more…interesting…safety rules and we're pretty surprised by it.

Despite the gig looking like one of the easiest in the world, with everyone lazing about in the sun all day, the daughter of Danny Dyer has revealed that their time in the sun was monitored.

The 23-year-old said that the health of contestants was hugely important to the team, with the producers placing strict regulations on the amount of time they spent in the sun and their water consumption.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The actress explained to Hello Magazine that; "It is so hot and you have first aid that come in like twice a day" adding that "they are always on your case, there is sun tan lotion everywhere, they are always on at you about drinking water."

The former Love Island winner, who coupled up with Jack Fincham last year, disclosed that:

"They really do look after you in there, you are like little babies. You come out and you want someone to say to you 'Dani, do you want some water?'."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The 2018 winner opened up about facing reality when she emerged from the villa; 

"When I first came out, that was really surreal to me, like the first moment I came out the villa, because obviously I had no contact with the outside world, I had no idea what was going on and to come out and get everyone sort of knowing you and thrust into it all, that was probably the most difficult moment."

Other rules involve no masturbating, eating lunch and dinner at specific times, no reading books or magazines, no showering at night, only two alcoholic drinks (no spirits though) on a 'big night', no unprotected sex, chats must be scheduled and interesting, no nudity allowed, no discriminating, no drunken sex and no waxes. 

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Whatever you watch Love Island for, the memes are absolutely out of this world. Of course, the absurd drama, the narration and attractive people you want to stare at also make it worth watching.

Twitter lost it's sanity last night after Molly-Mae took a peek under the duvet at Tommy Fury's manhood and said; "It's f**cking huge." Yes, you read those words correctly.

The influencer made a NSFW confession about her couple partner last night, and Tommy was clearly chuffed with himself.

The show ended on a racy cliffhanger after Molly-Mae boasted about the junk in his trunk, and her face said a thousand words.

The pair were snuggled up in bed as the lights went down, and the social media model took it upon herself to get a little bit handsy. Her facial expression was absolutely gas though.

Fans of the show quickly turned to Twitter for comedic relief, many exclaiming that their "innocent Catholic ears" can't handle the heat.

The "It's f**king huge" jokes were positively FLYIN'. 

Many wondered how her parents would feel, watching from the comfort of their couch at home… 

Some are betting that Molly-Mae and Tommy will "do bits" before the show ends, meaning XXXXX-rated sexy time content. We're n'able.

Viewers couldn't cope with Molly-Mae's gasp;

BRB, we need to catch some sweet sweet Catholic mass before our soul goes straight to hell.

Love Island continues tonight at 9pm on ITV2, we'll most likely get an update from Molly-Mae on Tommy's jewels whether we want it or not…

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It seems like Kaz Crossley has officially moved on from her Love Island romance with Josh Denzel, with ANOTHER former Love Island-er; Theo Campbell.

They seem to stick to their pack, this lot. Kaz pretty much confirmed the rumours swirling about her romance with Campbell on a PDA-filled night out.

The couple couldn't keep their hands off each other at Georgia Harrisson's fitness clothing launch last night in London, and it looks like they've finally gone public.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Kaz wore a miniscule orange crop top and leather-look trousers, and partied the night away with fellow Love Island alumni Montana Brown and Ex On The Beach stars Nicole Bass and Zahida Allen.

Theo appeared on the ITV show back in 2017, and seemed smitten with Crossley. He even put her on his Instagram Story (GASP).

OK! online report that the pair are seeing each other, but aren’t exclusive yet; “Theo and Kaz are dating, but they’re in the early days of a relationship,” the insider told the website.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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“They’re seeing how things go and taking it day by day. They’re having fun and getting to know each other," the source continued.

“It’s not exclusive but they like each other’s company. However, with so many commitments like sponsorship deals and TV shows, they don’t have a lot of time together. So for the time being, they’re having a bit of fun.” Good for them.

The pair met while filming a reality show in Thailand in March, and all those Insta snaps send the rumour mill flying.

While Theo has been single since Love Island apparently, Kaz confirmed her split from Josh Denzel in January with a candid Instagram snap;

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Time will tell whether they'll last long or if it's just a pre-summer fling. You never know with this group, but it's keeping us entertained so we can't complain…

Can someone send us to Thailand so we can meet an attractive man while getting paid, please? Cheers.

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The Love Island couples are breaking everyone's hearts at the moment with what feels like CONSTANT break-ups, one after another.

A string of break-ups in quick succession from Megan Barton Hanson and Wes Nelson,  Josh Denzel and Kaz Crossley , and even winners Jack and Dani had brief split back in December. News has just broken that Zara McDermott and Adam Collard have parted ways.

Zara posted a heartfelt message to her Instagram which expressed how she felt she wasn't enough for her former boyfriend, writing;

"I am heartbroken to announce that Adam and I have parted ways,' she wrote. "I love him very much and will always have a special place in my heart for him & our time spent together. I have tried so hard to be the best person I can possibly be and to make it work."

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The couple reportedly decided to break up following Adam's party-boy ways since the show ended.

McDermott finished the emotional statement by saying; "Sometimes in life, you just aren't enough for someone, no matter what you do for them or how much you try to be. For everyone asking if I am okay, I dont know that I am. But I know that soon I will be."

Dani Dyer and Jack Fincham are now officially the last pair standing.

Now the viewers are speculating that the ITV reality show implore the couples to sign a 'six-month contact' which prevents them from breaking up until at least six months after the show ends.

It was recently reported that series champs Dani Dyer and Jack Fincham had called time on their relationship in December, but reunited just a few days later. Many people believed back then that it was all a publicity stunt to gain more attention…

It was then alleged a few days ago that the pair had taken a break following Jack's admission that he took a class A drug on nights out with friends, only for them to show PDA after Dani's return from Tanzania. 

Josh Denzel and Kaz Crossley split earlier this month, despite Kaz insisting she "still loves" 26-year-old Josh. Suspish.

Megan Barton Hanson split with Wes Nelson following his introduction to Dancing On Ice partner Vanessa Bauer. It was claimed that Hanson was jealous at how much time Wes was spending with his partner, and tensions rose.

The pair released a statement after ending their seven-month relationship, even using the famous phrase 'consciously uncoupling' and announcing that they would co-parent their hamster. (GAS)

However, fans are calling bullsh*t, insisting that the entire thing is a hoax. Especially since Megan showed up to Dancing on Ice that same evening.

 One social media user wrote;

"Does Love Island  have a contract with the couples that they have to stay together for six months after the show ends? They're all breaking up this month…"

Hmmm, we need to get our detective hats on for this one, because something fishy is 100 percent afoot.

Another fan of the show commented that suddenly, their jobs just HAPPEN to get in the way of their romance:

Kaz Crossley spoke about her split on Monday's Capital Breakfast Show, she shut down rumours that her and Josh's romance was fake: "Basically when we met each other on the show everything was so perfect."

She confessed: "I definitely was in love. Definitely. I'm still in love. We still have a lot of love for each other."

Yet the online speculations keeps gaining heat, seeing as boyfriends are being dropped "like flies" according to one Twitter fan:

What do you think of the conspiracy theory?

We have to admit, the whole thing is pretty believable. Yet… the show's runners-up, Laura Anderson and Paul Knops, split up WITHIN the six month limit:

Laura rubbished accusations that her relationship was false, telling people to be "more kind" considering "Love Island relationships are REAL."

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The show is essentially an eight-week summer sunshine binge, and we all want to believe that it's all real but let's be honest: it ain't so.

Do we think that the couples are contractually obliged to stay together when the show ends?

We may never know the answer to this INCREDIBLY important question, but we've contact the FBI, MI5 and CIA to get on the case. We need answers, people.

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Jack Fincham and Dani Dyer have both opened up after The Sun reported that the pair were now living separately following Jack's cocaine binge.

The Love Island couple have been through their fair amount of drama, but now it's heightened as Jack admits to taking a class A drug on a weekend with friends.

Dani's mother Jo was seen hauling a suitcase out of the duo's house in images obtained by the publication, with a source claiming that Dani and her family were "furious" at Jack.

Dani has denied this;

She took to Twitter to dissipate the claims, saying, "I can’t believe I’m commenting on a paper but when my family are constantly brought up I can’t bear it. MY family have done nothing but always love and support Jack through good times and bad."

She concluded, "So don’t send me messages and judge something you know nothing about." 

Now Jack has come out with his own statement on the matter, saying;

"Please don’t read everything you read , I love Dani and her family and me and Dani are fine we love each other , it’s a shame that this has been written as it’s so untrue." 

He later clarified that he'd meant to say "don't believe everything you read".

The 27-year-old told The Sun the other day that. "I'm in a new world of partying and stuff, and being in circles that I would never normally have been in."

He continued; "I'd never normally be in these situations but, yes, since winning the show I have been offered cocaine a lot."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Jack went on to say how much he regretted taking the drug during a recent night out with pals, and urged young fans not to follow in his footsteps;

"But I went out all night, I was drinking and I just got carried away and made a stupid, stupid mistake which I wish I'd never done, you know. I regret it."

Jack and Dani are doing just fine, judging by their tweets.

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Love Island was full of drama that captured our attention for the entire summer.

However, the antics soon continued after the couples had left the villa.

A highlight of last year that had us totally shookth was Dani revealing that she had split from Jack.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The Love Island winners totally stole the hearts of the nation and their ending came as a total surprise.

To refresh the old memory, Dani took to her Instagram stories to announced their separation.

"Jack & I have sadly decided to part ways. It's been an incredible six months, and we will always have a place in our hearts for each other, but sadly we've come to the realisation that it's not meant to be long-term," she wrote. 

The story was quickly deleted – and their fans took a collective sigh of relief when they explained the break-up was just a lovers tiff.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Dani has now explained on Capital Breakfast with Roman Kemp about what had happened in the run up to posting that story.

"You know what, it was tough. I think I definitely made the whole mistake of the whole Instagram thing,' she explained.

"You know, like, as a girl you think 'I’m just going to do it', you think it’s done but it wasn’t" – we can relate to this one, for sure.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The couple are now back on our telly screens with their new ITV reality show, Dani and Jack: Life After Love Island’.

Although having a relationship in the spotlight doesn't come without it's struggles, Dani insists that since their wobble, they've come back even better.

"And with me and Jack, we’re trying to build on things and grow as a couple and learn about each other, and when you’ve got everyone sort of on you and taking pictures of you, you make bad decisions and you think 'well maybe we can’t do it'," she said.

"We’ve come out the other side and we was like 'let’s just spend Christmas together' and I feel like we’re getting a lot stronger now so it’s better for us. It’s me, I always do silly things. It’s such a Dani thing to do," she added.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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As for their debut on ITV last night, there was a very mixed reaction to their new show amongst viewers.

Whilst some fans were delighted to see them back, and looked forward to more – it wasn't everyone's cup of tea.

What did you think of last night's episode? 

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Dani Dyer has teased fans with a clip from her new reality show.

‘Dani and Jack: Life After Love Island’ debuts tonight at 9 pm on ITV and gives an insight into their life after the villa. 

During the video, the Love Island winner is at a photo shoot when her mum and dad drops in.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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In the clip, poor old Jack gets a roasting.

As Dani poses for the camera, her mum remarks: “Jack will realise he’s punching above his weight with her with those pictures.”

Then Danny chimes in with a joke: “He’s always been punching.” 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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However, it wasn't all bad news for Jack with the in-laws.

They clearly just want him to cherish her as much as they do.

Proud of her daughter, her mum adds: "But I'm just saying he's gonna look at that and think 'There's my girlfriend, I'm very lucky.'"

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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We are looking forward to seeing what the next chapter holds for the couple.

According to the Mirror Online, the pair will address their recent split in the series.

So this is one not to miss.

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We have been itching for I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here to return for so long. It feels like forever since we last watched celebrities dine on creepy crawlies and face stomach-churning challenges that always sent shivers down our spines.

ITV has finally confirmed when the show is returning to our screens and you don’t have much longer to wait.

Fans of the show can say g’day to Dec, new host Holly Willoughby and this year’s celebrity line-up on Sunday, November 18.

The first episode of the new season will air at 9 pm on ITV so make sure to mark it in your diaries.

ITV tweeted about the return of the popular reality show: “You’ve got a hot date… with some creepy crawlies. #ImACeleb is back. Starts Sunday 18th November live on @ITV @ImACelebrity.”

The official line-up has yet to be confirmed but rumour has it we will be seeing plenty of familiar faces in the jungle this year.

Made In Chelsea alum Jamie Laing is reportedly heading to Oz, as well as former X Factor star Fleur East.

Anne Hegerty of The Chase, Harry Redknapp and Strictly Come Dancing’s Katya Jones have also been tipped to joining the cast of 2018.

Other potential contestants include Danny Dyer, Conor McGregor and Coleen Nolan, but you’re just going to have to wait until the official line-up is revealed to meet this year’s contestants.

I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here returns to ITV on Sunday, November 18, 2018. Let the countdown begin.

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The rumours were true. One of our fave Love Island stars has signed up for Dancing On Ice and we are ridiculously excited about it.

There’s been a Love Island shaped hole in our hearts since Jack and Dani were crowned champions so we were thrilled to hear one of the Casa Amor residents will be returning to our screens very soon.

Dancing On Ice has confirmed Wes Nelson will be taking part in this year's show. The reality star will be gliding (or stumbling) around the ice in the coming months.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Wes revealed the exciting new project on his Instagram account. He wrote: “This is going to be a right laugh. Salsa on ice bebehhhhh!”

Rumours about Wes’ appearance on the show started circulating in September. Apparently, the Dancing On Ice producers were eager to have him on the show after he showed off his impressive dance moves on Love Island.

A TV source told The Sun: “Wes has boundless energy and he’s already displayed great rhythm on Love Island, so Dancing On Ice execs thought he’d be a great choice for the series.”

The producers knew the 20-year-old would be a perfect addition: “He has a huge social media following and bosses know that a lot of Love Island fans will be desperate to see how he does.”

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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“It will be a viewing figure boost. He’s also a great sport so won’t mind donning sequinned costumes and showing off his body for votes,” they added.

We are so ready to see Wes twirl around the ice in a sparkly, lyrca outfit.

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