Celebrity Love Island could be making a comeback

Show bosses are apparently ‘in talks’ to revive the show

Love Island

by Nathan Katnoria |
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It’s hard to imagine Love Island without Iain Stirling hilariously narrating as a group of sassy, single civilians couple up in Spanish paradise, but back when the show first launched it was very different indeed.

Back in 2005, the show was hosted by Patrick Kielty and Kelly Brook and involved celebrities including Calum Best and Bianca Gascoigne heading to Fiji to try and find love with each other. It only lasted for two series before being axed and brought back 10 years later as the show we know and love, but it’s thought that show bosses are considering reviving a celebrity edition of the show after the reboot’s HUGE success.

Celebrity Love Island contestants
Celebrity contestants included Calum Best ©ITV

“It’s a no-brainer to bring back the celebrity version. It will mean they can air two series a year – a regular one and a celebrity one,” a source told the Daily Star on Sunday.

They continued: “It’s an easy format to slot celebs into, and the villa and location are available in January so ITV are costing everything up and speaking to sponsors,” suggesting that the celebrity version of the show could hit our screens in the winter months.

Two series of Love Island a year would be LIT.

The latest series of the show is just 24 hours away and we can’t wait, especially after hearing that Leigh-Anne Pinnock’s sister Sairah has reportedly signed up. According to a report by The Sun, Sairah has applied to be a contestant on this year's show, and she's even got the backing from her Little Mix star sister.

A TV insider revealed that the 28-year-old will be in 'reserve' and could be thrown into the villa at any given moment throughout the new series!

Check out this year’s confirmed contestants below...


Love Island 2018 contestants (slider)

Laura Anderson Love Island1 of 11

Laura Anderson

Age: 29Occupation: Cabin CrewFrom: Stirling, Scotland

Dani Dyer Love Island2 of 11

Dani Dyer

Age: 21Occupation: BarmaidFrom: East London

Hayley Hughes Love Island3 of 11

Hayley Hughes

Age: 21Occupation: ModelFrom: Liverpool

Kendall Rae-Knight Love Island4 of 11

Kendall Rae-Knight

Age: 26Occupation: Retail ManagerFrom: Blackpool

Samira Mighty Love Island5 of 11

Samira Mighty

Age: 22Occupation: West End PerformerFrom: London

Niall Aslam Love Island6 of 11

Niall Aslam

Age: 23Occupation: Student and Construction WorkerFrom: Coventry

Eyal Booker Love Island7 of 11

Eyal Booker

Age: 22Occupation: ModelFrom: London

Adam Collard Love Island8 of 11

Adam Collard

Age: 22Occupation: Personal Trainer and Gym DirectorFrom: Newcastle

Jack Fincham Love Island9 of 11

Jack Fincham

Age: 26Occupation: Stationary Sales ManagerFrom: Kent

Dr. Alex George Love Island10 of 11

Dr. Alex George

Age: 27Occupation: A&E DoctorFrom: Carmarthen, West Wales

Wes Nelson Love Island11 of 11

Wes Nelson

Age: 20Occupation: Electrical and Nuclear Systems Design EngineerFrom: Staffordshire

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