Controversial ex Love Island claims she’s returning to show – this time as a bombshell


LOVE Island star Olivia Hawkins has joked she’s heading back into the vilal – this time as a bombshell.

The 2023 winter series star teased fans on TikTok and some of them believed her, while begging producers to ban her from the show.

Olivia Hawkins has joked she’s heading back into the Love Island villa

Olivia and Maxwell narrowly missed out on the final of Love Island

Olivia posted a video of her joking to a pal who pretended to be shocked: “I’m going on Love Island as a bombshell!”

The video sparked a flurry of comments, and one fan replied: “Why would the producers think this is a good idea???

“Of all the islanders they could bring back, they bring one of the most annoying contestants to watch with no self awareness.”

Another said: “This might be rude to say but I will not watch the show if she is on it… honestly last season I wanted to run head-first into a brick wall when watching a show cause of her.”

Adam Collard was the first Love Island star to return for a second stint and appeared as a bombshell in the 2022 series.

He ended up reaching the final with Paige Thorne.

Olivia recently defended herself against claims she was a “villain” in the winter series.

She appeared on ex-islander Toby Aromolaran’s Fancy a Chat? podcast and hit out at her co-stars for sniping at her in TikTok videos.

She said: “It’s like don’t you have anything better to do? Go and live your life and smash it.

“It’s really giving Mean Girls behaviour and I don’t stand for it.

“I don’t retaliate. What is it going to gain for me? It’s just not worth it. I wish them all the best. I just wish they’d stop going in on me on social media.”

Olivia knew fellow beauty Zara before their time on the show, having starred in music videos together.

While Olivia fell out with Tanyel after ‘stealing’ Kai Fagan from her.

Earlier this week, Olivia opened up about her death threat hell after her stint in the villa.

Olivia narrowly missed out on a place in the final alongside her beau Maxwell Samuda when they were both dumped from the Love Island villa on day 45.

But since being back in the UK the ring girl has received some awful messages online.

Olivia said: “It’s hard.

“And obviously because of the social media change, the trolling hadn’t been filtered out, so I was the one having to see it all by myself when I left the villa, which was really difficult.”

Back in December, it was revealed that the family and friends of the Islanders were banned from posting on their social media accounts during the show, and their accounts were dormant.

Olivia also opened up about what she has found the hardest thing to deal with post-villa.

She added to New magazine: “The mental health aspects of fame and trolling.

“When you get the nasty comments – and I have had quite a lot of death threats – you just don’t expect it at all.

“So when you see it, you’re just completely shocked.”

Toby Aromolaran interviewed Olivia on his podcast