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Love Island star claims the show didn’t cast her after she insisted on dating ‘girls and guys’

The reality star is openly bisexual

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Megan Barton-Hanson has claimed Love Island didn’t cast her after she insisted on dating “girls and guys.”

The 26-year-old rose to fame on the 2018 series of Love Island, but she was actually approached to appear on the show in 2017.

Speaking to Metro.co.uk, Megan said: “I was kind of seeing this girl, and I got approached to go on Love Island the year before I went on.”

“And I was like ‘but I wanna date girls and guys.’ They said they’d get in touch but nothing really happened.”

The reality star explained that she applied for the show the following year as a “straight” woman, and was subsequently signed up.

“The following year, I thought, maybe if I go in straight, it would be easier, and that’s obviously the year I went on,” she said.

Megan publicly came out as bisexual after appearing on the show, and admitted she was “worried” about the public’s reaction.

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She said: “It’s not like I was ashamed – I told people before about the way I felt. My family always knew, it was just more about other people’s opinions that I was slightly worried about.”

Megan struck up a romance with fellow Love Island star Wes Nelson on the 2018 series.

However, their relationship ended several months after the couple finished in fourth place.

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On this week’s episode of #GossChats – Ali Ryan chats to Aoife Walsh.

The former Miss Ireland opens up about postponing her wedding, being apart from her fiancé, and the lessons she has learned during lockdown.

#GossChats is sponsored by top Irish aesthetic clinic Haus of JeJuve.

 

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On this week’s episode of #GossChats @itsalirose chats to @aoife_walsh_x The former Miss Ireland opens up about postponing her wedding, be apart from her fiancé and the lessons she has learned during lockdown. #GossChats is sponsored by @haus_of_jejuve

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