Love Island 2019: Day 1 Recap...

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Love Island 2019: Day 1 Recap & Meet The New Couples

Tara Walsh
Tara Walsh

10:28 4 Jun 2019


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The latest season of Love Island returned last night.

We watched as ten new islanders entered the villa and five couples were formed however, not everyone was happy with their pairing.

Below is a full recap of last night's episode!

The girls

Amy Hart, Amber Gill, Anna Vakili, Lucie Donlan, and Yewande Biala are the first five girls into the villa.

They spend some time getting to know each other before Caroline Flack makes her grand entrance.

She gathers the girls around the fire pit for a conversation on what their ideal man would look like.

Lucie says, “Blonde! Longish hair… just hair, a lot of hair. Like me, he’s got to match me. Two lions together really.”

 

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When Caroline asks Amber if she has a type, she says, “Looking at my past boyfriends, probably not."

"I would say tall, dark and handsome, that’s standard isn’t it? Someone that goes to the gym and someone that makes us laugh."

"I think I want to go for looks now because I haven’t previously!”

 

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Amy admits she's turned off by, “Arrogance and a wandering eye."

"I want someone that is devoted to me as much as I am devoted to them.”

Anton

The girls line up in front of the pool as Caroline introduces the boys one at a time.

First up is Anton Danyluk.

He admits in his interview that his mother kicked him out because he brought too many women home.

Amy steps forward for Anton and he chooses to couple up with her.

 

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Sherif

Sherif however, has to make a decision and he chooses to couple up with Amber.

 

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Michael

Michael Griffiths is next and Lucie was the only girl to step forward for him.

Yewande told Caroline that he looked like a heart-breaker and that's why she didn't go for him.

Griffiths chose to couple up with Lucie.

 

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Joe

Joe Garratt stirred the pot with his appearance.

Yewande and Lucie both step forward for Joe which is kind of awkward considering Lucie is already coupled with Michael.

Garratt chose to couple up with Lucie leaving Michael on the bench.

 

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Callum

When the final islander Callum Macleod is introduced to the girls, he turns the head of Amber who is already coupled with Sherif.

She doesn't hesitate as she steps forward.

Callum chooses Amber leaving Sherif without a partner.

 

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Sherif and Michael must choose a girl

Now, both Sherif and Michael must choose a girl to couple up with.

Sherif chooses Anna while Michael is left to team up with Yewande.

Caroline congratulates the cast on their matches saying,  "We now have our five couples!"

"The choices you’ve just made could decide how long you stay in the villa."

 

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Sherif confesses he knows one of his fellow islanders

Sherif reveals he already knows Anna from Instagram.

Anna later tells the girls, "I was flattered but I didn’t expect it coming in here, that someone would follow me on Instagram."

"When I do go out, I do tend to get that a lot."

 

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Yewande and Michael seem to hit it off, despite not having a choice in their coupling.

She reveals she's a scientist and she tells him she studied for a biotechnology degree.

"That’s quite interesting because I did biomedical science at uni," responds Michael.

 

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Lucie is quite the catch in the Love Island villa.

She's coupled up with Joe however, Anton has eyes for her.

Her first conversation with Joe goes really well and the two seem to hit it off straight away.

 

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But it's not long before Anton makes his move.

By the fire pit he reveals his attraction to her and asks, "I wanted to see if you’re attracted to me?"

Lucie admits, "You walked in and we were all like ‘Oh my God, look at him’ You’re very good looking."

 

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The islanders play Never Have I Ever

The islanders gather at the fire pit for a game of Never Have I Ever.

Joe says, "Never have I ever cheated whilst in a relationship."

Sherif takes a sip of his drink and was instantly quizzed by the other islanders.

He reveals he's cheated during two of the four relationships he's been in.

Two new islanders

Just as the Islanders begin to settle in, Amber gets a text.

She reads aloud, "Islanders, it’s time for the real games to begin! Please welcome your new arrivals."

Curtis Pritchard and Tommy Fury enter the villa.

 

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Reflecting on their arrival in the Beach Hut, Michael says, “Nobody was expecting that! Like nobody at all.”

Lucie also says, “It’s been such a full-on day. There have been bevs coming in everywhere and then two guys come in… who are also bevs."

 

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The drama has already begun as the new boys must now choose the girls they want to couple up with.

Love Island returns to Virgin Media Two tonight from 9pm.


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