Molly-Mae Hague avoids ‘Love Island’ stereotype


Molly-Mae Hague has become one of the most successful alumni in “Love Island” history. (Keith Mayhew / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images)

Molly-Mae Hague revealed that she tried to distance herself from being a Island of love candidate since leaving the villa as a 2019 series finalist.

In a fan Q&A reported by The Sun, the 22-year-old social media influencer revealed that she tries not to talk too much about the reality show.

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Hague and her boyfriend Tommy Fury – a boxer and brother of two-time world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury – came in second in the 2019 series, behind Amber Gill and Greg O’Shea.

But now Hague has said she wants to establish herself outside of her association with the show.

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She said: “I wanted to go back to what I was doing before without that mark of being a Island love or just be known for it.

“I’ve definitely spent a lot of time since coming off the show retreating from that stereotype and in doing so, I just don’t talk about it much.”

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The star worked as an influencer before entering the villa, but has grown in popularity since taking part in Island of love and it is estimated that she can now earn over £ 10,000 for a single branded Instagram post.

She has just under six million Instagram subscribers and over 1.5 million YouTube subscribers.

Tommy Fury and Molly-Mae Hague are among the most successful contestants in “Love Island” history.  (Karwai Tang / WireImage)

Tommy Fury and Molly-Mae Hague are among the most successful contestants in “Love Island” history. (Karwai Tang / WireImage)

The Hague said fans asked him to comment on the show’s current series and this year’s contestants, but tried to avoid doing so.

However, she condemned the abuse received by some of the candidates on social media following a statement released by the family of Chloe Burrows.

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Hague said: “It made me really sad to see because I imagine my sister and family could really relate to this and I’m surprised my family didn’t do something like this while I was there because I was bad enough to hate it. “

The last series of Island of love is scheduled to end on Monday, after receiving the most Ofcom complaints in the show’s history.

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