Sam Bird reveals shock reason why he almost DIDN’T appear on Love Island 😱

It doesn't even bear thinking about, tbh

Love Island's Sam Bird

by Eden-Olivia Lord |

Love Island star Sam Bird has spoken out and revealed he almost didn't appear on the show last year because he was set to appear on another reality show.

Yup.

The 26-year-old star admitted to our pals over at Closer Online that he was originally meant to star on ITV2's show Survival of the Fittest - which Sam's fellow islander Dani Dyer very briefly appeared on - but it didn't work out.

Love Island's Sam Bird
Sam Bird ©Getty

The former personal trainer explained: "I got approached for a different show - Survival of the Fittest - and I was meant to go on that but it didn't happen.

"The producers [who work on both the shows] said try Love Island instead.

"I said 'alright' and then I auditioned, so I kind of got approached."

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Imagine if Sam had been on Survival of the Fittest and missed out on Majorca (and ex-girlfriend Georgia Steel). It doesn't even bear thinking about.

We wouldn't have seen him throw shade at Adam Collard's playboy ways on day one, see him couple with Samira Mighty, Jack Fincham's ex-girlfriend Ellie Jones and, of course, 'loyal' Georgia.

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