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An Irish Girl Will Be One Of The First Contestants On Love Island 2019

By Éadaoin Fitzmaurice

May 28, 2019 at 9:27am

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We're only days away from Love Island 2019.

It’s one of the most talked about shows around and I’m guessing this year will be no different.

This year, an Irish scientist will be one of the main contestants in this years villa.

23-year-old Yewande Biala, from Enfield, Co Meath is looking for love on Love Island because she's had some bad experiences on Tinder.

Coming from an academic background she thinks she'll bring something different to the house.

She told The Sun: “I’m a scientist, which is a unique job. I think people may be surprised. Every time I say that I’m a scientist, people are shocked.

Yewande said:

“I used Tinder but I had a horrible experience. So I didn’t use that again. I don’t think I’ve ever had a good date. All of my dates have been terrible. There was a guy that I met on Tinder once who took me for drinks. I was a bit worried because I met him online and thought he might be a bit strange, let’s just say my suspicions were right. Nowadays, (dating wise) it’s just through mutual friends that I’d meet people or on a night out.”

The Meath woman seems eager to find true love:

“I don’t think I have a wandering eye, I’m very loyal. I’ve never cheated on anyone but I’ve been cheated on multiple times. I feel like I am less trusting as a result of that. I think I’ll definitely have my guard up.”

She's looking for a guy who's “tall and athletic” and “someone that I can hold a normal conversation with. Someone that has good banter and someone that is easy to get along with and honest.”

Joining her in the Love Island villa is RTE Dancing With The Stars pro Curtis Pritchard as well as Tyson Fury's brother Tommy.

Here's a quick clip of the other main contestants:

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bx-rymmBw_l/

We can't wait!

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