Who is Marcel Somerville? Everything you need to know about the Love Island 2017 contestant

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Marcel Somerville

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Before 2017, Marcel Somerville (aka 'Rocky B') was best known for his part in 10-piece boyband Blazin' Squad, that was until he appeared on Love Island in the summer of 2017 and left the villa loved-up with Gabby Allen.

Despite the new series of Love Island about to kick off, Marcel has been in most of our search engines ever since! Are Marcel and Gabby still together? Will there ever be a Blazin' Squad reunion? Here's everything you need to know!

Who is Marcel Somerville?

Marcel Somerville is a 33-year-old Music Professional who lives in London. He used to be a part of 10 piece boyband Blazin' Squad and went by his stage name of 'Rocky B'. Their first single 'Crossroads' charted at number 1 and they went on to garner even more success with singles 'Love on the line', 'Reminisce' and 'Flip Reverse'.

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Since then, Marcel has become a producer and a DJ, and is the founder of a record label called 'Dmode'.

He's now mostly know for appearing on the third series of Love Island back in 2017, where he coupled up with Liverpudlian Gabby Allen. The pair made it all the way to the final, but they were pipped by Kem Cetinay and Amber Davies.

Are Love Island's Gabby and Marcel still together?

Nope! Despite having serious hope of a wedding between Marcel and Gabby, things went seriously South when Marcel was caught cheating on Gabby whilst the pair were on holiday together.

After Gabby dumped him, Marcel's rep told OK! Magazine, "Sadly the rumours are true, Gabby and Marcel have split up. Marcel can't really defend his actions as he knows he did wrong and will regret it forever."

It then continued, "Marcel is upset that he broke the heart of someone he loves and someone that he shared so many special moments with, but with all the good times there are difficult times, and sadly Marcel and Gabby had been in a bad place at this stage.

"Gabby was a special part of Marcel's life, and he hopes one day she can find it in herself to forgive him. He knows what he did was wrong and is extremely sad about how he has hurt Gabby.

See which Love Island couples are still together and which aren't:


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Hannah Elizabeth and Jonathan Clark (2015): SPLIT

Remember when they, like, got engaged on the show? That one didn't quite last...

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Katie Salmon and Adam Maxwell (2016): SPLIT

Adam claimed he was '100 percent single' shortly after leaving the villa and, um, that was that. #Kadam; gone but never forgotten.

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Gabby Allen and Marcel Somerville (2017): SPLIT

Gabby dumped Marcel after he was spotted cheating as they holidayed TOGETHER. Blimey.

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Scott Thomas and Kady McDermott (2016): SPLIT

Scott and Kady managed a year before splitting in 2017.

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Nathan Massey and Cara de da Hoyde (2016): STILL TOGETHER

They've got their little Love Island baby and everything.

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Jamie Jewitt and Camilla Thurlow (2017): STILL TOGETHER

An absolute success story of Love Island 2017, Jamie and Camilla and Jamie are still the CUTEST of couples.

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Sam Gowland and Georgia Harrison (2017): SPLIT

Sam seems to be doing alright for himself on Geordie Shore, so we don't think he's too gutted.

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Olivia Attwood and Chris Hughes (2017): SPLIT

The couple were plagued with cheating rumours throughout their relationship (who can forget that whole Chris Hughes and Katie Price debacle?). Since their ITVBe show Crackin' On ended, Olivia's confirmed she's back with ex-boyfriend Bradley Dack.

Love Island couples9 of 25

Malin Andersson and Terry Walsh (2016): SPLIT

He did date fellow Love Island-er Emma-Jane Woodhams eight months in actual real life before calling it a day. AH WELL.

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Rykard Jenkins and Rachel Fenton (2016): SPLIT

At least they lasted 18 months. Not bad going...

Love Island couples11 of 25

Jessica Hayes and Max Morley (2015): SPLIT

Still fancy Max in a huge way, not gonna lie.

Love Island couples12 of 25

Alex Bowen and Olivia Buckland (2016): MARRIED

Alex and Olivia are married and literally as strong as ever. We like to live vicariously through them, to be honest.

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Jordan Ring and Zoe Brown (2015): SPLIT

Absolutely DID NOT work IRL. Neeext.

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Luis Morrison and Cally Jane Beech (2015): SPLIT

They had the first ever Love Island baby, but things later took a sour turn, with Cally accusing Luis of 'cheating' on her whilst she was pregnant with their daughter. (Oh dear).

Love Island couples15 of 25

Tyla Carr and Jonny Mitchell (2017): SPLIT

Oh it was never gonna last, was it?

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Kem Cetinay and Amber Davies (2017): SPLIT

The Love Island 2017 winners split in December 2017; five months after the finale.

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Montana Brown and Alex Beattie (2017): SPLIT

These two split just weeks after returning to the UK. Sad times.

Love Island couples18 of 25

Dom Lever and Jess Shears (2017): MARRIE

Jess and Dom are so together, in fact, they got 'married' on Good Morning Britain on Valentine's Day 2017. They then got, y'know, properly married.

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Sam Bird and Georgia Steel: SPLIT

You know how this one went. Sam accused Georgia of cheating on him with her ex, which she denied. It's safe to say they didn't split on the best of terms.

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Zara McDermott and Adam Collard: SPLIT

Zara and Adam have called it quits. WAH.

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Megan Barton-Hanson and Wes Nelson: SPLIT

Megan and Wes did move in together, but announced their split in January 2019 following rumours Wes was getting close to Dancing on Ice partner Vanessa Bauer. Uh oh.

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Josh Denzel and Kaz Crossley: SPLIT

Josh and Kaz announced their split in February 2019, with Kaz saying: "Sometimes things don't go the way you planned, but you have to be grateful for the journey. Thank you for everything especially showing me how to love myself again."

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Samira Mighty and Frankie Foster: SPLIT

Frankie reportedly cheated on Samira and that was that. Done. Over. thank u, next.

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Laura Anderson and Paul Knops: SPLIT

There's no bad blood between Laura and Paul, but they split months after making it to the final of the show.

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Jack Fincham and Dani Dyer: SPLIT

Although they briefly split in 2018, in April 2019, Jack Fincham announced he was no longer in a relationship with Dani, just hours before her book launch. (OUCH).

Are Love Island's Gabby and Marcel still friends?

After Marcel cheated on Gabby, the pair split and Gabby is now super loved-up with X Factor winner and complete FIT LORD Myles Stephenson.

It's not known if the pair remained friends, but when Marcel was asked by a fan if he 'missed' Gabby recently, he savagely replied saying 'Nope'.


Did Marcel Somerville win Love island?

No! Marcel Somerville did not win Love Island. Despite getting all the way to the final, it was Kem and Amber who were crowned the winners. Kem, also chose to share the £50,000 prize with Amber.

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Runners up of the show were, Chris Hughes and Olivia Attwood.

Are Blazin' Squad reuniting?

Yes – with all 10 squad members! Marcel admitted quite a few times on Love Island that he would love a reunion… and it happened! Marcel announced the news on Instagram.

Fans had an absolute meltdown when it was announced. The tour took place in November 2017 in London at KOKO

What has Marcel Somerville been up to since Love Island

Well, aside from announcing a Blazin' Squad reunion… Marcel has done a number of appearances at clubs – worldwide.

Butttt, he has also been focusing on his OWN music (yeah, as a soloist). In 2017, Marcel, released his single on iTunes. The track is called 'Someone'.

He's now also a DJ, and often does modelling work... and often shows off his ripped physique on Instagram...

Marcel Somerville's book? What is it called?

Marcel released a book on dating called, _'_Dr Marcel's Little Book of Big Love'.

The book is available to purchase at: WHSmith, Waterstones, eBay and Amazon.

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Does Marcel Somerville have an Instagram or Twitter?

You can follow Marcel on Instagram and Twitter @marcel_rockyb

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