The ambitious Love Island contestant wants to go all the way to the final – and has reportedly struck a deal with a male admirer who is rumoured to be entering the 2022 series for Casa Amor
Love Island could be headed for a sensational ending ‘fix’ storm amid claims that fan favourite Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu has been plotting to fake a romance in order to bag a spot in the final.
Rumours abound that the 27-year-old Essex bombshell had been messaging a gentleman named James Price after getting a tip off that he would be joining the show as a late arrival – likely parachuting in to Casa Amor around halfway through the current season.
According to some reports, Ekin-Su was a shrewd and ambitious woman who sent James messages suggesting they get married as soon as he arrived on the Island.
It is suggested she sent the messages before she started appearing on the show herself – although it’s unclear how she got advance notice of the Love Island casting procedure.
Silver Screen Beats claimsI have seen the text exchanges between Ekin Su and James, where she suggested that they should be “act like”Kim Cetinay, Amber Davies were the 2019 winners
One exchange, allegedly shows James ask: “Think we could actually win it?”Ekin-Su responds: “We will baby”.
It is suggested that the pair know each other from the Essex nightclub scene and a friend of Ekin-Su told the publication: “Everybody knows Love Island can be a big machine for making money and becoming famous.
“Even those that really did find love also happened to make tons of money too, didn’t they? Ekin just wanted a piece of that.”
According to the friend, they are speaking out because viewers have been voting for Ekin-Su’s survival. “without knowing this.”
However, another source has denied to Silver Screen Beat that James was ever meant to enter the villa.
Mirror has contacted a Love Island spokesperson for comment.
Ekin-Su has developed a fanbase amid Love Island fans as she has been one of the few contestants on the current eighth season to bring some drama to the show.
She was asked about her feelings towards the other female contestants by her on-screen partner Jay Younger earlier in the week.
The hunky Scotsman asked the Turkish actress: “I won’t lie, I am sensing a bit of friction between you and Amber, I can just sense it.”
Ekin-Su confronted Amber and the younger bombshell said: “I feel like upstairs, you’ve been really genuine and we’ve seen a vulnerable side to you but I will add, over the last couple of days I’ve thought, ‘is she playing a bit of a game?'”
Ekin-Su was questioned back “What’s your actual issue with me? All you’re saying doesn’t make sense.”
Amber then informed Ekin-Su “You’re playing a bit of a game, enjoying the drama.”
After Jay split, Ekin Su partnered with Charlie Radnedge.
Love Island continues on ITV2 every night at 9:00pm and via the ITV Hub
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