Love Island star couldn't watch ex Owen Warner on I'm A Celebrity
A Love Island contestant has told how she previously dated Owen Warner - but couldn't bring herself to watch her ex's star turn on I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!.
The Hollyoaks actor was the runner up on the most recent series of ITV1's jungle contest and won over fans with his hilarious one-liners, but Lana Jenkins says she didn't watch any of his memorable moments.
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Make-up artist Jenkins, 25, is in the starting line-up of 10 singles entering the Love Island winter villa on Monday and has told of her claim to fame.
She said of dating Warner, 23: "We had a lovely relationship. We had a bit of a lockdown relationship, so we spent a lot of time together.
"And then when we ended, we ended amicably, so I have nothing bad to say in terms of our relationship and the time that we spent together."
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But despite splitting on good terms, Jenkins thought it would be weird to settle down and watch her ex going about his life in the jungle.
She explained: "I watched the (I’m A Celebrity) final and that was it because, obviously he got to the final, so that was amazing, and I thought I’d watch it out of support.
"But I just thought it’s a bit weird to watch your ex for an hour on telly every evening, so I didn’t bother.
"But I did send him a message when he got out and was like, 'Well done. That’s amazing that you came runner up'. So it was nice."
Jenkins, who appeared in an episode of Benidorm as a child, also told how she had worked with other famous people doing their make-up, including Michelle Keegan.
She said the former Coronation Street star "is an absolute dream to work with" and added: "She is gorgeous. She’s like a real-life Disney princess. She’s such an amazing person inside and out."
Love Island launches its second winter series on Monday at 9pm on ITV2, featuring singles looking for love at a holiday villa in South Africa.