Antigoni Buxton will enter the Love Island villa tonight as a bombshell.
The 26-year-old, who is from London and also has Cypriot roots, is a singer-songwriter whose music has been described as “hip hop with UK beats and Greek/Middle Eastern elements”.
Speaking about why she signed up for the show, Antigoni said: “I’ve been single for almost a year and a half and for the whole of the last year my goal has been to have as many different experiences as possible.”
“I really just want to say ‘yes’ to things. Why not? It’ll be fun. I’m a Cypriot girl and I love being in the sun. I’ve got nothing to lose!” she added.
Antigoni said she’s going to bring a “positive energy” to the villa, and said her friends and family would describe her as “energetic, a bit of a party animal and loyal”.
When asked what makes her a catch, she said: “When I’m into somebody, I’m very much all about them. My culture is a very open, generous culture and I like to think I carry that trait as a girlfriend. I really put 100% into somebody when I like them. I would also like that back!”
The singer continued: “In life generally, I am quite competitive – I get really serious over Christmas Day Monopoly.”
“It’s not my intention to tread on anyone’s toes but if I feel the energy from somebody and that connection then in a very open and honest way, I will explore that but I’ll be transparent with everyone in the situation.”
When asked who she has her eye on in the villa, Antigoni replied: “I won’t know who I’m feeling until I get in there – I need to meet somebody in person and see their energy and vibe.”
Antigoni was first linked to the Love Island lineup earlier this month, with a source telling The Sun at the time: “Antigoni is certainly going to turn some heads. She’s great fun and is naturally very beautiful, as well as being talented with a good head on her shoulders.”
“Her music has always been her priority, but she just couldn’t turn down the chance to go on Love Island as she’s a big fan of the show and it also means she’s guaranteed a fun summer,” the insider added.
Antigoni, who has over 32.2K followers on Instagram, previously dated 2018 Islander Jack Fowler.
Love Island continues tonight at 9pm on Virgin Media Two.
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