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Love Island: Who is Anna-May? Meet the Swansea payroll assistant with the hilarious ‘ick’

Payroll adminisrator from Swansea is looking for love in the villa

Isobel Lewis
Sunday 22 January 2023 16:43 GMT
Love Island winter cast revealed in new video

Love Island is back on our screens to brighten the winter days.

The ITV2 dating show’s current season is the first one filmed in South Africa since the pandemic.

Among this series’ group of islanders are a contestant with vitiligo, the show’s first partially sighted star, and a body double who once stood in for Emma Watson.

Anna-May Robey, a payroll administrator, is also in the villa. You can find out more about her below…

Who is Anna-May?

Hailing from Swansea, 20-year-old Anna-May is the youngest contestant in the original Love Island lineup this year.

The payroll administrator said she’s “funny, energetic and spontaneous” and promised she would bring lots of fun to the villa. “I’m always running around singing and screaming,” she said. “My parents are always like, ‘Shut up!’”

What is Anna-May looking for in the villa?

Before going in, Anna-May said she hopes to leave the villa with a boyfriend, which is a good place to start. “I want to find someone who makes me laugh,” she said. “I’ve been single for quite a while, my mother is bugging me, she’s like, ‘You need to find a boyfriend.’”

She said she reckoned she was single because she’s “fussy” and “gets the ick easily”. Her most bizarre turn off? “Watching a boy get his haircut and the barber pushing up the seat, you know the pumping thing? I used to go to the barber with my ex and I used to sit there and every time the barber would do it, I would have to look away.”

However, Anna-May said she’s often falling for people who aren’t interested in her, adding: “I become obsessed with someone when they don’t like me. But, when they start giving me the attention that I want I’m not interested anymore.”

Who is her celebrity crush?

Anna-May said Anthony Joshua is 100 per cent her type on paper, but she “wouldn’t say no to Jamie Dornan as well”.

Her dream dinner party guests are Joshua again, Ricky Gervais and Olly Murs, while Coldplay would provide the music.

“I love Coldplay, I absolutely love them, I’d probably listen to Coldplay forever,” she said.

What is Anna-May’s Instagram?

Anna-May’s Instagram page is @annamayrobey. You’ll have to wait until she leaves the villa, however, to see her posts due to a change for this series of Love Island.

Unlike previous years, when the islanders have left their profiles in the hands of their loved ones to run, the winter 2023 contestants have been asked by ITV to make their accounts “dormant” for the duration of their time on ths show.

ITV have brought in this measure to prevent the “adverse effects of social media”.

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