0 Love Island 2017: Who is Kem Cetinay? ITV2 contestant has an unlikely link to The Only Way Is Essex stars Pete Wicks and James Argent LOVE Island 2017 is due to launch on ITV2 on Monday June 5, and this year's contestants have been revealed. By Megan Nisbet
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
The launch of the sexy singleton show – which sees boys and girls couple up in a villa abroad and has resulted in the engagement of Olivia Buckland and Alex Bowen as well as last year's winners Cara De La Hoyde and Nathan Massey's pregnancy – is back on our television screens with Caroline Flack as the presenter.
But while the Love Island contestants for this year's show have been revealed, one of the stars has an unlikely link to some of your favourite reality television faces.
Kem Cetinay is one of the boys in the Love Island line-up and he's pretty clued up to the world of showbiz.
The gorgeous hunk is a hairdresser and has worked with the likes of The Only Way Is Essex stars Pete Wicks and James Argent, as well as Made In Chelsea star Spencer Matthews and Love Island original, Calum Best.
Love Island 2017: Kem Cetinay is a hairdresser in Essex [ITV]
So we're asking the question, who is the Love Island contestant Kem Cetinay?
Based in Essex, Kem is 21 years old and is hairdresser to the stars. Kem is responsible for Pete's famous long locks and Arg's floppy new do.
Love Island 2017: the contestants Glamous model Jessica Shears will be swapping her home town of Devon for the Love Island villa this series [ITV]
ITV's Love Island returns on 5th June for it's third series – contestants include former Blazin' Squad member Marcel Somerville and Miss Edinburgh Camilla Thurlow
Speaking about his job and claim to fame, Kem said: "I'm a hairdresser and I've done hair for Spencer Matthews, Calum Best, and the TOWIE boys, Pete Wicks, Arg, the standard guys.
"I get on well with them. I do look at the way girls react to them and I do think, 'I wouldn't mind a bit of that!'"
Kem still lives at home and describes himself as a mummy's boy, he said: "The problem is, I'm a mummy's boy!
"I live at home and I always sit with my mum at home watching TV and cuddling up to her. We're best friends. I don't think she'll ever let me move out!"
And talking about his dream girl, Kem admitted he's after a Michelle Keegan lookalike.
Talking about his celebrity crush, he said: "Michelle Keegan – petite, tanned, gorgeous. Sorry, Mark Wright!"
Meanwhile, Love Island contestant Marcel Somerville's secret musical past was unveiled as a former singer in the 00s hip hop boy band, Blazin' Squad.
Love Island returns to ITV2 on Monday 5th June at 9pm.