Love Islander Tanyel Revan while bringing Maura Higgins’ direct style to the villa
Upcoming Love Islander Tanyel Revan has said that she feels similar to former contestant Maura Higgins in terms of how she will be directly in the mansion.
The 26-year-old hairstylist from north London said that in previous relationships, men were initially attracted to her stubborn personality, but later decided she was “quite intimidating”. “.
She will be one of 10 islanders entering a villa in South Africa for the new winter series of the ITV2 reality show, which premieres Monday.
Before entering the villa, she confirmed that she would be “very” directly on the show.
When asked if she admired any of the Love Islander’s previous outspoken approaches, she said: “I love Maura. I think she’s hilarious.
“I actually think in some ways (she) is like me in how loud she is.
“I would rather be someone like her than someone who is too quiet and doesn’t share my opinion but has a lot of thoughts in my head, because I think it’s better if you really say how you feel. mine.”
Tanyel added that she usually comes face-to-face with issues, but there are times when she has to take a step back if she gets too angry.
She said: “I don’t really stay away from an argument – I’m very calm but sometimes I can be quite argumentative and I love to make my point there and then, in a casual way. .
“So I have to be really, really angry to walk away, because if I get too angry, I know I’m not going to say the right things and that’s the only way I can get out of an argument.
“Because I’d rather speak when I know what I’m saying, thinking and feeling, because obviously, when you’re angry, you’re just saying the wrong thing.”
She added that she was mentally prepared for her personality to not be liked by all audiences, saying: “You can’t please everyone and as long as I live with it. myself, I wouldn’t mind too much.
“As long as I don’t annoy anyone by doing something malicious then there’s only so much I can do, I can be myself.”
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TV salesman Haris Namani is also joining the mansion for the new series and hopes his day job will help him sell his personality.
He said: “I’ve been a salesperson for three and a half years so I’ve talked to a lot of different types of people, older generation, younger generation than me, so I feel like I’ve mastered it, you guys. can say .
“I am not an awkward person at all. Anyone can come talk to me or get into a situation.”
The 21-year-old from Doncaster admits he has never found the “right person” to bring home to meet his family and hopes Love Island will help change that.
“On Love Island, you get the best of the best. You get people from different areas,” he said.
“I think that would be the best chance to find the right person.
“Can you imagine if I found the connection in the first place and lived with her for nine weeks a day like doing all this?
“With the girls, I’ve always been a salesperson and I’ve always been training and I can go see them on weekends for a few hours (but) I don’t think that’s enough and I’m not going to change my lifestyle his for that.
“I’m always training 24/7, I’m always working, but obviously with this, it’s all out of the window.”
The new series, with Maya Jama as the new host after taking over from Laura Whitmore, is the show’s first winter series since before the coronavirus pandemic.
Made In Chelsea stars Sam Thompson and Indiyah Polack, who were finalists on the show last year, will join as regular commentators on Love Island’s Aftersun show.
Love Island returns Monday, January 16 at 9pm on ITV2 and ITVX.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/love-islander-tanyel-revan-on-bringing-maura-higginss-direct-style-to-the-villa-42285816.html Love Islander Tanyel Revan while bringing Maura Higgins’ direct style to the villa