Love Island has announced the arrival of two new bombshells. Afia Tonkmor and Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu will join the 2022 line-up on Wednesday, June 8.
The late arrivals were confirmed after the show’s first bombshell, Davide Sanclimenti, 27, chose to recouple with Gemma Owen, 19, leaving Welsh contestant Liam Llewellyn single and at risk of being dumped from the villa.
The public now has to opportunity to choose who Afia, 25, and Ekin-Su, 27, takes on a first date when they enter the show in tomorrow night’s episode.
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But who are Afia Tonkmor and Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu? Here’s everything you need to know.
The 25-year-old is from London and works as a Lounge Host at a Private Members Club. Afia says she falls in love “too quickly” and is looking for a summer romance.
Explaining why she joined the show, Afia said: “It just seems like a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet someone, have an amazing summer, just have so much fun and have a bit of a summer romance as well.”
She added: “I fall in love quickly, too quickly, two dates I am like, ‘OMG I am obsessed with this boy, he’s everything.’
Ekin-Su is a 27-years-old actress from Essex. On joining Love Island, Ekin-Su said: “I’m looking for that real genuine spark and they just see me as me. I think the concept of the show brings back true and raw feelings.”
Ekin-Su says she is “quite picky and not just looking for looks”. She said: “I’m looking for someone with intelligence, someone who can have good chats. Nothing like cockiness! I’m looking for a serious man and a serious relationship.”
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