Love Island EXCLUSIVE: the Islander Tom Clare saw in South Africa that didn’t go in the villa

Tom bumped into an Islander on the beach outside the villa

tom clare and chuggs with a shocked emoji

by Eden-Olivia Lord |
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We know, we know, Love Island - well the All Stars series - is over but that's not stopped us wanting to know every single detail about the contestants.

Just when we thought we knew everything, Tom Clare has revealed that he saw an Islander in South Africa before going into the villa but he wasn't on the show.

Speaking on heat's Under the Duvet podcast, he said, "I bumped into Chuggs."

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tom bumped into a fellow islander on the beach ©ITV

Now before we continue, can you remember Chuggs?

Chuggs Wallis?

Love Island 2021 - aka series seven - bombshell Chuggs Wallis?

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chuggs was a series seven bombshell ©ITV

If you don't remember him we can hardly blame you because he was literally in the villa for four days.

Quick reminder: he arrived alongside Liam Reardon, bombshell Rachel Finni had to chose between Chuggs and Brad McClelland and when she chose the latter, Chuggs was dumped.

Bless him.

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chuggs alongside kaz in the villa ©ITV

Anyway, back to Tom and Chuggs' meeting in South Africa.

"He was just there on holiday," Tom explained.

"I remember I was sat on the beach and this guy comes over and is like, 'Oh my God it's Tom Clare.

"I was like, 'What the f--k' and then Chuggs was there."

And it turns out that Molly Smith also bumped into an Islander but this one was actually in the villa.

"I saw Luis [Morrison] in the gym before I went in. We weren't allowed to say hi and we were rushed apart.

"They were literally like, 'Get her out the gym now.'"

WATCH: Love Island All Stars Molly and Tom | Under The Duvet FULL PODCAST EP 5

Eden-Olivia is the deputy editor of heatworld and she’s worked in showbiz since 2016. She started watching Love Island in 2017 because of her job. However Montana Brown remaining unphased by absolutely everything kept her entertained and she’s watched every series since.

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