Love Island’s Liam Reardon has secret connection to THIS former Islander 👀

Small world, huns

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by Hannah Mellin |

The reality telly world is a small one. However here at heat, we always get very excited when we find out secret connections between current and former Love Island contestants.

It’s been revealed that recent bombshell and Welsh hunk Liam Reardon is good pals with Love Island series one star Joshua Ritchie.

According to reports, the pair have “known each other for years” and spent Liam’s 21st birthday together in Ibiza last year.

If you have a quick stalk on Liam’s Instagram you’ll see snaps of him hanging out with Josh including one where they’re living their best life on jet skis.

Tagging Josh on the post, Liam wrote, “Wicked day out on the jet skis yesterday✌🏽. Missing everyone at home but blessed to be spending my birthday in good company and in my favourite place. Still replying to messages but Thankyou everyone, feeling the love🖤”

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Olivia Buckland and Alex Bowen 2016

Olivia Buckland was a member of the 2016 Love Island cast from day one. She coupled up with Daniel Lukakis, Rykard Jenkins and Adam Maxted before Alex Bowen entered.From day 20 onwards, Olivia stayed coupled up with Alex Bowen. The couple ended as runners up.Before entering the villa, Olivia worked as a sales executive and Alex was a scaffolder and fitness model.Before her rise to fame, Olivia admitted she was so debt-ridden she had to sell her own sofa.

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Bombshell Liam was thrown into the series alongside Chuggs Wallis just after Shannon Singh became the first Islander to be dumped after a mere 48 hours.

Viewers sent Liam on a date with Devon babe 26-year-old Faye Winter and they immediately hit things off, with Faye choosing Liam in the recoupling – despite her worries about their six-year age gap.

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“Oh sweet Jesus,” a stunned Faye sighed.

“I've just turned 26 - you don't look 21,” to which Liam replied, “I get that a lot, people say I look 30.”

Before settling into the villa, Liam revealed that his type on paper was an independent lady and admitted that he had eyes for Kaz Kamwi and Chloe Burrows.

He said, "They have to be fun, outgoing. A big thing for me is independence. I want them to want me, not need me."

Now that they're coupled up, will Liam and Faye be able to go the distance? The only thing we know for sure is that ANYTHING could happen on Love Island.

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