Football legend Michael Owen’s daughter has been rocked by the arrival of her ex-boyfriend, Jacques O’Neill, appearing on the show – but now a second lover from the past is also being sent into solitary confinement. villa
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Gemma Owen will need to brace herself to endure further shocks in the Love Island mansion as it is reported a second ex-boyfriend will be joining the show.
The 19-year-old reality star – the daughter of 42-year-old soccer legend Michael Owen – was one of the original contestants on ITV’s 2022 reality romance series.
She was shaken by the appearance of her ex-boyfriend Jacques O’Neill, 23, in her Love Island mansion, with the camera capturing her gasping: “That’s my ex!” when the rugby star entered the show.
But now, reports suggest Jacques isn’t the only past boyfriend of girlfriend Gemma who will walk through the door of the famous house – as another ex named Cameron Green is also said to be going. Enter the mansion.
The Sun on Sunday reported news, claims 23-year-old Cameron is close to Gemma and her family – even appearing in a social media post shared by Michael, Gemma’s father.
A friend of the TV star said: ‘Her family really likes him, especially because he is a sportsman and hard worker.
“His entry into the mansion at the end of the season could tug at her heart.
“He and Gemma have a great bond, and they look great together.”
While an ITV spokesman confirmed to the publication that Gemma and Cameron knew each other before entering the villa, saying: “Gemma and Cam are friends.”
The addition of Cameron to the mansion is sure to spice up the current eighth season of Love Island due to its Ex on the Beach style twist.
Jacques has suggested that he hopes to win back the swimwear designer by participating in the show.
When asked why he joined the series, the professional rugby player said: “I broke up with my ex and then I met someone else.”
Jacques, who has been plagued by a hamstring injury, added: “I was focused a lot on my rugby career and then I had that injury.
“I think it has to be the right person, at the right time. But the other day I told my mother that I wanted a girl. And now I’m ready to settle down.”
Gemma has proved her charm both inside and outside of the Love Island Villa when becoming a favorite face of the audience and coveted by a series of male contestants.
She reunited with Luca Bish while in the villa, but also attracted the attention of Italian boy Davide Sanclimenti.
Meanwhile, Gemma’s celebrity dad shared his thoughts on seeing his daughter sharing a bed with unfamiliar relatives while on the show.
He told the Daily Mail: “Luckily for me there was no physical contact. Gemma was back with the guy.”
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“There’s a gap between them. I thought, ‘Good daughter.’ No father wants to see them in physical contact? I’m sure not. If there was physical contact, I think I’d throw something in. screen. I don’t I don’t want to see the kiss. Don’t make me see the kiss!”
Love Island continues tonight on ITV2 and via ITV Hub at 9pm.
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/gemma-owen-set-double-shock-27210352 Gemma Owen 'prepared for double shock as second ex-boyfriend joins Love Island cast'