Molly-Mae Hague says success is not due to “Love Island”
Molly-Mae Hague says her many accomplishments since leaving the Island of love villa “do not quite live up to the show”.
The 22-year-old influencer, who finished second in the 2019 series with boyfriend Tommy Fury, was announced this week as the new creative director of online fashion brand PrettyLittleThing.
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The Hague recently said it had tried to distance itself from the Island of love landscape and now said Online Mail she doesn’t link her success to appearing on reality TV.
She said, “The things that I have accomplished since this show came out isn’t really due to the show. It’s more about my willingness and ambition to do great things.”
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Hague, whose social media following was already considerable before Island of love, said that she was actually discouraged from appearing on the show, but saw it as a “fun opportunity” to potentially find a mate.
The star said the show “pushed me in the right direction”, but she believes she would have finally achieved her goals without it.
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She added, “Everyone when they come off this show has the same opportunities – we all have the same 24 hours a day – and where you take your life when you get off a show like this is totally dependent on who you are as a person. “
The Hague is ranked among the best performers Island of love alumni, with numerous reports suggesting she can make over £ 10,000 for a single sponsored Instagram post aimed at her six million followers.
Hague described her new role at PrettyLittleThing as an “honor”, adding that “the opportunities are endless” for what she can do in her job.
She added, “I love my life now. There isn’t one thing I would change. I am so blessed.”
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The most recent series of Island of love ended this week, with Liam Reardon and Millie Court crowned the winners.
Controversy continued the series, however, with the 2021 series winning over 30,000 Ofcom complaints – the most in its history.
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