Ready To Couple Up? Applications For Love Island 2021 Are Now Open

After a year's break due to the pandemic, Love Island is preparing for summer 2021 in the sun.

Previously on Love Island…

Love Island is all systems go for next year as it has begun its recruitment process, looking for a whole host of new singles to star in the next season of the show, with casting is apparently set to begin as early as January.

“Reality shows can now have huge casts living together as long as all participants and crew have isolated for two full weeks beforehand,” a source told The Sun. Positive news given that the UK and Ireland are still on level 5 lockdown.

Like always, it is believed the filming will take place in a Spanish villa, with this year’s show expected to be “bigger and better” than ever before to make up for the year lost. As the filming usually runs for six weeks, there’s also talks on that being extended to eight weeks, to give fans more action to watch.

Also back in the hosting seat, it looks like Laura Whitmore will once again lead the show. Confirming its return, Laura told Tyla that she has missed not having Love Island in lockdown.

“I really missed not having Love Island in lockdown – I’ve been watching the old seres’ because I really needed to not watch the news.”

At the beginning of this year, for Love Island’s debut winter series, it was Laura’s first time in the hosting hot seat. Crowning her first set of Love Island winners, popular islanders Finley Tapp and Paige Turley took home the title, and a sweet €50,000, in February.

And so, now it’s time to see some new Islanders in the house, with a whole new competition, and a whole new chance at finding love and of course, fame.

Could you see yourself as the next Maura Higgins or Greg O’Shea?

Firstly, make sure you tick these boxes first…

You must be aged at least 18 years or over.
Applicants must not be currently or previously employed by ITV or any of the ITV group of companies.
You must not be a live-in partner or immediate relative of an ITV employee.
Applicants must hold a passport valid for the whole period of filming and at least six months thereafter.
You must be eligible to travel to the programme destinations ITV specify.
Applicants must be exclusively available to participate for a minimum of eight consecutive weeks.

As always, Love Island is a competition and so, to remain in the game, you must couple up with someone of the opposite sex and you must win over the hearts of the public to avoid elimination.

Now, what are you waiting for? Apply here.


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