Olivia Attwood reveals why it ‘didn’t work’ with Bradley Dack

The Love Island star reveals why MAFS’ Paul C Brunson told her to ‘leave the relationship alone’

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by Sarah O'Byrne |
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We cannot get enough of Olivia Attwood. Her Love Island days, her TV show about the lead up to her wedding, and her series of docs have all solidified her icon status in our books. Our obsession reached new heights when she launched her podcast, So Right It’s Wrong, in February 2024.

This pod did not disappoint, and so far she has released week after week of stellar guests, including fellow Love Island 2017 alum Georgia Harrison and former TOWIE co-star Pete Wicks.

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Olivia and Pete have been pals ever since their TOWIE days ©Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images

The latest episode features yet another reality TV legend a long CV; Celebs Go Dating and Married at First Sight UK dating expert, Paul C. Brunson.

We would trust basically anything this man says, but it turns out Olivia chose to ignore some of his past love advice, and maybe rightly so.

Olivia and Paul reminisced about her time on Celebs Go Dating back in 2018, and it turns out that Olivia was not exactly eligible for the show since she was simultaneously dating her now-husband, Bradley Dack.

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Olivia and Bradley have been married since 2023 ©David M. Benett/Getty Images

“I was obviously, non-exclusive, but I was dating my husband Bradley basically kind of behind the scenes. I was obviously snogging these guys, but I wasn't taking it seriously, you know.

"And you said to me one day, ‘Oh, you're kind of holding back.’ And I was like, yeah, well, there’s this ex-boyfriend and I don't know, like, I think I should give another go of it.”

She continued, “I listed off the reasons why it hadn't worked and then you, very rightfully so, said, ‘I think you should just leave it alone.’ We're married now. It’s not been smooth.”

Fans will know that Olivia and Bradley tied the knot back in June 2023, and the pair have been happily married ever since.

Paul defended his past self for his love advice, which thankfully she ignored.

“Keep in mind you were telling me these things and you were on a dating show. Come on, Liv… I was like whoa, this is wild. But congratulations.”

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Olivia and Bradley being couple goals ©eff Spicer/Getty Images

Olivia admitted, “I think in that situation, you’re not exactly going to turn around to me and go, ‘Yeah, do you know what, do it! It sounds really healthy and I think you’re going to be happy forever.’”

Hmm. Maybe take this as your sign to go marry your situationship, it could lead to a TV deal.

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Sarah O'Byrne has been working at heat and Closer since May 2023, but has been watching Love Island since day one. She considered applying, but figured writing about the show was the next best thing.

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