Love Island’s Thomas Powell looks UNRECOGNISABLE as he becomes a bodybuilder

He's sent his fans into meltdown

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by William Marriott |

Cast your minds back to 2016, when fresh-faced Welsh lad Thomas Powell took to the stage and was cast in Love Island.

Fast forward three years and the hearthrob has now turned his back on fame, instead, opting to become a bodybuilder.

Posting this image to his Instagram, Tom sent fans wild as his ripped torso and those VERY small red boxer briefs nearly jumped out of their screens.

Captioning the image with something not relatable at all to the topless snap, many of his followers were impressed with his latest picture and couldn't resist commenting.

One user wrote, "Looking good well done" while another wrote, "Oh my 🤤🔥."

A third added, "Woah, you're looking HOT" and a fourth cheekily commented, "I’m just wondering where the bulge is 🙄."

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What the Love Island couples are up to since leaving the villa

Kem Cetinay and Amber Davies
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The current Love Island champions dodged a number of issues during their time on the show but now they are out in the real world, the pair seem totally loved up! Attending a number of appearances together, including a pool party in Mallorca last weekend, Kem and Amber often share snaps of each other to their Instagram pages. The pair wasted no time in meeting each other's family and friends when they left the villa, Kem shared a cute snap of Amber and his mum with the caption, 'The two most important women in my life'.

Kem Cetinay and Amber Davies
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Despite the 2017 winners looking loved up, Kem was forced to defend his romance last weekend when his 'friends' said he would break Amber's heart.

Kem Cetinay and Amber Davies
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One of Kem's friends reportedly said, "It all looks like the modern day fairy tale from the outside, but there is already trouble in paradise. And knowing Kem, it will only be a matter of time before it all goes wrong."They look loved up enough to us!

Chris Hughes and Olivia Attwood
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Ahh Chris and Olivia, they were on and off more than the garden light bulbs during their time in the villa, but it did look like their romance was going well on the outside world.Attending appearances together and even taking their fake baby Cash Hughes on nights out with them, the pair shared snaps declaring their love for each other.

Chris Hughes and Olivia Attwood
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That was until new rumours this week that the pair had split after Olivia was caught 'getting close' with another man! According to reports Chris had dumped Olivia after she joined Blackburn Rovers footballer Bradley Deck at a nightclub on Sunday night. A source close to Chris reportedly told a national newspaper, "Chris has told his close friends it's all over. He's furious and heartbroken to see her all over someone else."

Chris Hughes and Olivia Attwood
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Chris and Olivia have both now slammed the rumours, with Chris supporting his girl at a recent event.

Marcel Sommerville and Gabby Allen
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Despite many viewers having doubts about Gabby's real feelings towards Marcel, it seems the couple have been going from strength the strength since leaving the villa.

Marcel Sommerville and Gabby Allen
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They've been meeting each other's family and friends, attending events together and posing for some very hot snaps of social media, these two seem unbreakable!

Jamie Jewitt and Camilla Thurlow
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Like the rest of the couples, both Jamie and Camilla have been keeping fans up to date with their romance on social media and look seriously loved up!

Jamie Jewitt and Camilla Thurlow
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Since leaving the villa and returning back to England, Jamie has visited Camilla's home and met her family, with Cam also spending time with Jamie's close family and friends. Jamie posted a shot of himself, Camilla and the rest of his family enjoying a movie night, before taking Camilla to see his mum's salon.

Jamie Jewitt and Camilla Thurlow
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The pair then delighted their fans once more when Camilla shared a snap of them travelling to a refugee camp, something that is very close to Camilla's heart.Captioning the shot with, 'We are on our way! Thank you so much to everyone who has supported us so far - we will keep you all posted on how we get on.'

Alex Beattie and Montana Brown
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From the moment they left the villa, Alex and Montana were faced with numerous rumours that they'd not continued their romance outside of the show.Unlike the other couples, the pair haven't been spotted attending events together and have kept loved up snaps of each other to a complete minimum in the last week.

Alex Beattie and Montana Brown
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And as Montana prepares to become clothing brand Pretty Little Things' brand new ambassador, Alex has signed a modelling deal with Boohoo Men, leaving the pair with very little time on their hands for a romance.Montana has now confirmed her split with Alex after admitting it has been 'hard' on the outside world. Despite the split, the pair have remained friends.

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And Tom's not the only hunky celeb showing off their transformation, as former Coronation Street actor Shayne Ward has revealed he's lost three stone by posting some saucy pictures.

Shayne Ward
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Crediting Ultimate Performance fitness for his new look, Shayne said, "I’m happy to not be in that place I was 21 weeks ago. I was sluggish, I was stressed and I didn’t really want to do anything.

"When I started training, I wasn’t in the greatest place – I was trying to balance everything on my shoulders in my personal and professional life. I didn’t enjoy 'me'.

"It doesn’t just mean getting bulging biceps or a bigger chest, it means you can be a lot healthier in body and mind. My confidence is through the roof. People say 'you look happier', 'your confidence is so much better'."

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