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'Love Island' Couples To Return For Reunion Special Over Christmas?

'It's just a case of working out the logistics.'

12/10/2016 12:39

Anyone who misses the bed-hopping action and dramatic revelations that ‘Love Island’ brought us over the summer will be pleased to hear the show will be returning to our screens sooner than any of us realised.

No, not for a new series - at least, not yet - but for a reunion special showing us what all of this year’s contestants have been up to since returning to normality.

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This year's 'Love Island' stars
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'Love Island' winners Nathan and Cara

It’s thought the special episode will pick up where ‘Love Island’ left off four months ago, when Nathan Massey and Cara De La Hoyte were crowned the winning couple.

The pair are still together at present, having grown close during their time on the show, and even put in a guest appearance in the most recent series of ‘The Only Way Is Essex’, where they enjoyed a game of bowling with Tommy Mallett and Georgia Kousoulou.

Meanwhile, a third series of ‘Love Island’ is currently being slated to air in summer 2017, after this year’s run proved to be a hit with ITV2 viewers.

The series had plenty of shocking moments, not least when Zara Holland was dethroned of her Miss GB pageant title for having sex with fellow contestant Alex Bowen.

Viewers also complained to Ofcom on a number of occasions, when the steamy bedroom scenes got a little on the OTT side.

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