Meet the cast of Love Island UK season 5

Hot off the satellite, the most talked about TV series on Twitter last year is about to screen in New Zealand.
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Love Island UK became the most talked about TV series on Twitter last year, with a total of 6.3 million tweets and 18 million likes. And the latest season is coming to New Zealand.

We’re about to get our own version of the show and anticipation, Three is screening the latest series of Love Island UK, hot off the satellite, from June 5th.

12 singles will be holed up in a luxury villa in Mallorca, Spain, vying for the title of Love Island 2019 winner – and the £50,000 ($97,000 NZD) prize money. The winning couple can choose to share it – or take it all for themselves.

One very interesting thing to note about the new cast is many of them have admitted to cheating on their partners in the past. And with only five girls compared to seven guys, there’s bound to be some partner swapping going on.

Gym owner Anton Danyluk, 24, admits that he’s “never really been loyal” in any of relationships. But after being caught, could it have changed his behaviour for the better?

“My last relationship, I actually got caught cheating for the first time in my life and it changed everything for me,” he says.

“I saw how much it hurt her and what it did to her. So, for me going to into Love Island, it’s going to be the biggest test of my life. I know that if I am loyal to someone in that space of time when hot girls are being thrown in all the time then I know I can be loyal to them.”

Firefighter Michael Griffiths, 27, also owned up to infidelity. “I’ve been cheated on plenty of times but I am loyal,’ he says, before adding, “I think I’ve cheated once but it was more of a revenge cheat.”

Lucie Donlan, a 21-year-old surfer, also admits to previous cheating. “Have I got a wandering eye? Probably, yeah. I have cheated in the past because I’ve got on with someone so much better. It was a few years ago, I wouldn’t do it again.”

There is some hope amongst the cast though. ‘Joe Garratt, 22, says “When I’m committed to somebody, I’ve only got eyes for them.

“I’ve never cheated and I’ve never been cheated on. I’m not that type of guy. If I’ve got eyes for somebody then I commit to them.”

So let’s meet the cast.

Yewande Biala

Age: 22

From: Dublin, Ireland

Occupation: Scientist

Celebrity crush: Anthony Joshua

Lucie Donlan

Age: 21

From: Newquay

Occupation: Surfer

Claim to fame: The last guy I was with was Charlie [Frederick] from last year’s Love Island. We got together a few weeks after he came out of the villa.

Amber Gill

Age: 21

From: Newcastle

Occupation: beauty therapist

How would you rate your looks on a scale of one to ten: You have to say ten because you have to back yourself! You’ve got to love yourself. What’s the point if you don’t?

Amy Hart

Age: 26

From: Worthing, Sussex

Occupation: Air hostess

Celebrity crush: Liam Hemsworth, he’s fit. Ashley Banjo from Diversity is really fit.

Anna Vakili

Age: 28

From: London

Occupation: Pharmacist

What’s your definition of girl code? This is really difficult because the island isn’t a normal place, the real world is different. I don’t know how close I can get to a girl in a few weeks. If a guy likes me, I’m there for love at the end of the day, not girls.

Anton Danyluk

Age: 24

From: Airdrie, Scotland

Occupation: gym owner

Will you be loyal or do you have a wandering eye? That’s a medical condition that I have… a wandering eye! I’ve never really been loyal in any of my relationships.

Tommy Fury

Age: 20

From: Manchester

Occupation: Boxer

What’s your claim to fame? It’s probably my brother, Tyson, but I’m my own man and I’ve said it throughout my whole boxing career. I don’t want to be labelled as his little brother.

Joe Garratt

Age: 22

From: South East London

Occupation: Catering company owner

What song sums up your love life? How Am I Supposed to Live Without You by Michael Bolton.

Michael Griffiths

Age: 27

From: Liverpool

Occupation: Firefighter

How would you rate your looks on a scale of one to ten? I’d rate myself ten out of ten, I would have said nine but I’m a hero so it bumps it up.

Sherif Lanre

Age: 20

From: London

Occupation: Chef and semi-pro rugby player

Will you be loyal or do you have a wandering eye? I can have a wandering eye but I am pretty loyal. That would be an absolute must on the show.

Callum Macleod

Age: 28

From: South Wales

Occupation: Aircraft engineer

What song sums up your love life? I Just Haven’t Met You Yet by Michael Bublé.

Curtis Pritchard

Age: 23

From: Shropshire

Occupation: Ballroom and Latin dancer

What’s your claim to fame? I would say my claim to fame is that I’m on Dancing with the Stars Ireland and AJ Pritchard from Strictly Come Dancing is my brother.

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