Winter Love Island Back On TV this Sunday!

Pie Radio Winter Love Island Back On TV this Sunday
Pie Radio Winter Love Island Back On TV this Sunday

Sun, spice, sex (well not as much as there used to be), influencers, cash prizes modelling contracts, cash prizes, love, affection, cash prizes, romance, dead house remixes in between scenes, kinis and oh did we forget to mention cash prizes?

Yes Love Island Is returning to our screens on Sunday but there’s a few changes with this one.

Not only is this the first winter series, there is a change of location, instead of the usual sunny settings in Spain. They’ve switched it up to the more exotic South Africa. After Caroline Flack went on a mazza and brought out her inner AJ on her man!! Laura Whitmore will be the host for this series.

Here’s what we can expect from Love Island this season:

Who is hosting Love Island?

As aforementioned Laura Whitmore will be the new host and the change has come after previous host Caroline Flack was arrested and charged with assault by beating.

Laura Whitmore has been confirmed as Love Island’s new host for the January 2020 series
Laura Whitmore has been confirmed as Love Island’s new host for the January 2020 series

Caroline “Rock-she balboa” Flack Revealed the news on her Instagram story, the 40-year-old said: “Love Island has been my world for the last five years, it’s the best show on telly.

“In order to not detract attention from the upcoming series I feel the best thing I can do is to stand down for Series 6. I want to wish the incredible team working on the show a fantastic series in Cape Town.”

New host Laura Whitmore Said :

To say I’m excited to be heading to Cape Town to host Love Island, the biggest show on television, is an understatement,” she said on her appointment.

“I want to thank ITV for trusting me at the helm of this huge show. I wish it was in better circumstances; Caroline is a brilliant host and also a friend. We’ve spoken a lot in the last few days since she stepped down. She has been very kind to me and strongly pushed me for this role.”

Now for the bit that actually matters ….

Who are the contestants for Love Island this season?

A new batch of hopefuls looking for riches “I mean love” ready to be welcomed with the open arms of Mama Africa.

So who are they?

Leanne Amaning

Leanne Amaning

Leanne is a 22 year old customer service advisor from London hoping to be more than someone’s hotline bling, she wants to find a rugged manly man.

Siannise Fudge 

Siannise Fudge Winter Love Island 2020
Siannise Fudge Winter Love Island 2020

With a face a sweet as her surname suggests, Siannise is a beauty consultant who all her friends refer to as princess Jasmine, hoping not to bump into a Jafar in the villa.

Eve and Jess Gale 

Eve and Jess Gale Winter Love Island 2020
Eve and Jess Gale Winter Love Island 2020

Double trouble’s a bit cliche so we’ll just say hubba hubba for the blonde bombshell twins that are Eve and Jess. The Students/VIP hostesses from London claim they have the “girl code”.

Shaughna Phillips

Shaughna Phillips Winter Love Island 2020
Shaughna Phillips Winter Love Island 2020

Shaughna is a democratic services officer who describes herself as “clever,” and is on the lookout for her very own Jack Fincham

Sophie Piper 

Sophie Piper  Winter Love Island 2020
Sophie Piper  Winter Love Island 2020

I know what you’re all thinking why’s Rochelle Humes on this ting; she’s current, she’s sorted!! Well this is Sophie, Rochelle’s Sister she hopes to find a boxer…. it’s such a shame she won’t meet Caroline.

Paige Turley

Paige Turley Winter Love Island 2020
Paige Turley Winter Love Island 2020

Paige once dated Lewis Capaldi will the clout get her to the final ?

Mike Boateng

Mike Boateng Winter Love Island 2020
Mike Boateng Winter Love Island 2020

The former footballer hopes to hit the back the net with one of the ladies at the Villa. He hopes to get very V.A.R in the competition.

Connor Durman 

Connor Durman Winter Love Island 2020
Connor Durman Winter Love Island 2020

Connor hopes to find his “Maya Jama” at the Villa. He’s a coffee salesman and in the country that gave us the famous DJ/producer; “Black Coffee” maybe he can become someone’s “Superman”

Callum Jones 

Callum Jones Winter Love Island 2020
Callum Jones Winter Love Island 2020

The scaffolder describes himself as a cheeky chap but will all that cheek and charm get him to the final ?

Nas Majeed

Nas Majeed Winter Love Island 2020
Nas Majeed Winter Love Island 2020

Nas describes himself as “very different” to guys who have been on Love Island before which could give him the edge in the competition.

Ollie Williams 

Ollie Williams Winter Love Island 2020
Ollie Williams Winter Love Island 2020

Just like the skateboard trick with the same name Ollie hopes to be just as impressive, but with the ladies in the villa,

now for the million pound question….

Will Iian be narrating Love Island this season?

The witty, savage Scottish legend we’ve all come to love is coming back as the narrator but of course it just wouldn’t be love island without him.

Speaking on Good Morning Britain, he teased: “Do you know what, it’s gonna be an absolute blast. Winter Love Island is gonna come back sooner than you thought and it’s gonna be enjoyable.”

Love Island will also be back later in the year for its usual summer series.

Roll on Sunday !!!

Written by Kofi Gyamfi