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Sharon Gaffka's Ex Co-Workers In Government Shocked Over Her Love Island News


08:43 23 Jun 2021

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Sharon Gaffka's Love Island news

25-year-old Sharon Gaffka's former government co-workers were shocked to hear she had joined the cast of Love Island 2021.

It turns out she quit her job as an operations manager for the Department for Transport in order to star in the show.


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A source at the department told the Mirror, 'It was surprising to see the Love Island lineup...'

They added, 'plenty of eyebrows were raised.'

'But everyone thinks the DfT is potholes and bus stops, so it’s great to see a former colleague bringing a bit of glamour to the Department for Transport.'

According to the Mirror, Sharon spent about six months as a contracted employee for the department.

However, she has been a civil servant for seven years and in that time she's worked in various governmental departments.

A source said she'd have to reapply for any further roles after quitting her job to enter the Spanish villa.


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Sharon's Love Island interview

In her interview for the show, Sharon spoke about her job and how, 'intense,' this past year has been.

She revealed, 'I’ve been doing Brexit policy for the last year.'

'I did a stint during the coronavirus pandemic in the Department of Health so I was helping deliver testing kits and managing the operations.'


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On why she's decided to enter the Love Island villa, she said, 'It's been a bit of a running joke between my friendship group for a while that I should apply, probably because I’m the most outrageous one out of the group.'

'But also because of COVID and the lockdown, I’m the only single one in my friendship group.'

'They’re either married or planning on getting married. I don’t want to be the only one in the group-chat that is single anymore!'


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Love Island airs exclusively on Virgin Media One from Monday 28th June at 9pm.

Get to know the other Islanders here.

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