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11th Jul 2022

Zara McDermott’s reaction to Adam Collard going back into the villa is everything

Ellen Fitzpatrick

Can’t believe this is real?

As we all reel in the news that former Islander Adam Collard is making his return to Love Island and officially entering the villa, nobody could have had a better reaction than his ex girlfriend Zara McDermott.

At the end of Sunday night’s episode, Adam, who appeared on season four of the show, was shown walking in as the latest bombshell.

This is the first time in Love Island history that somebody from a past series has reappeared on the show, and it’s sure to cause even more chaos than we’ve ever seen before.

While Adam was on the 2018 series, he memorably dumped Rosie Williams for Zara and the two went on to date for eight months after the show ended.

Now in a happy relationship with Made In Chelsea star Sam Thompson, he shared a video of his girlfriend’s reaction to the Love Island news, showing the exact moment she saw him back on screen.


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In the video, you can hear Sam screaming: “Oh my god abs and pecks! Wow he’s jacked! Who is this guy? Who is this absolute animal? It’s your ex boyfriend! No way!”

As the camera turns, we see a very shocked looking Zara who immediately shouts: “This is the best series ever!”

Putting a caption on the video itself, Sam wrote: “Don’t think I’ve ever seen her face light up like that for me,” along with the caption on the post saying: “Can’t tell whether I’m excited or terrified.”

Zara isn’t the only islander from season four to react publically to this news as his former fling Rosie also had a thing or two to say about it.

Heading to her Instagram story, Rosie shared a throwback picture of her on Love Island looking less than impressed, writing alongside it: “Tomorrow night…”

Also sharing a photo of herself and Zara together, she added: “‘I’m just sorry we don’t got popcorn.’”

But that wasn’t all, on the official Love Island accounts post confirming Adam was heading back, Rosie simply commented “lol” while Zara joked: “You’re joking me.”