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30th May 2023

Maya Jama reveals she was stopped by immigration officers for a really strange reason

We honestly can’t blame them for asking…

Maya Jama has opened up on the really strange reason that airport immigration officers once stopped her.

Speaking ahead of the new season of Love Island this year which is set to air on Monday, June 5th, the host revealed all about the unusual experience.

As the host for a second series of the show, there are very few places Maya can go where nobody asks her about Love Island – not even going through airport security.

She said: “It’s not even celebrities, it’s just everywhere I go.

“I was in the airport recently going to America and the woman at immigration was telling me how much she loved the show. She was asking me questions about all of the Islanders.

“I wasn’t asked any questions about why I was in the country, but instead everything that went down last series.”

But when it does come to the show, Maya has admitted that ahead of this series, she is a lot more relaxed than the first one she was at the helm for.

She admitted: “It feels so exciting, I was full of nerves for my first series because I was wondering what it would be like.

“Now, I know I feel really ready and excited, there’s a bit more of an expectation so I just want to make sure that I live up to that expectation again.

“I’m excited to add even more to it. More opinions, more fun, more vibes.”

Love Island returns for its tenth series on Monday 5th June at 9 pm on Virgin Media Two and Virgin Media Player, and among the new contestants announced this week, we have an Irish person in the mix.

22-year-old Catherine Agbaje from Dublin has joined the cast of the popular reality series.

Speaking ahead of the show’s launch, Catherine said, “I’m fun, I’m flirty, I’m just never boring. I can chat your ears off!”

The 22-year-old said she is a fun and loving character. She said her family and friends would describe her as someone with a lot of “love to give”.

“I’m always smiling, I’m always happy, I’m always laughing. You’ll always see me with a smile on my face,” Catherine added.

Catherine has two degrees and works as a Commercial Real Estate Agent in Dublin.

“My teeth are real, people always think they are veneers! I had braces when I was younger. I have two degrees, I have my undergrad and my masters in Psychology and Sociology and Real Estate.”


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