Megan Barton-Hanson was compelled to relive hamster gate on reunion with Charlie Brake (Image: Getty/Rex)
Love Island star Megan Barton-Hanson admits she was knocked for six when she was unexpectedly compelled to reunite with Charlie Brake, after spontaneously stealing his hamster final 12 months.
Megan is about to seem on MTV’s new Ex On The Beach spin-off, Ex In The Metropolis, which sees a few of our favorite stars pondering they’re heading on a blind date, solely to then be confronted by a blast from the previous.
It’s the identical premise as Ex On The Seashore, besides it was filmed in lockdown, adhering to authorities pointers and and a two metre distance, at a restaurant in London.
Talking solely to Metro.co.uk, Megan, whose exes include Wes Nelson and Chelcee Grimes, stated that whereas she was happy along with her blind date who was ‘so engaging’, she was completely thrown when Charlie – who she briefly dated final 12 months – appeared out of nowhere.
They hadn’t seen one another or spoken since one drunken evening out the place Megan determined to steal his cousin’s hamster – as a result of she thought it ‘deserved higher’ -then misplaced stated hamster earlier than discovering it and returning it, and the story later making it into the headlines.
Naturally, hamster-gate was relived between the exes once they got here face-to-face, all whereas in entrance of Megan’s date, with the star confessing: ‘My date was like, “What the f**ok?” However I simply actually love animals and I would like them to be handled proper. It was useless awkward.’
Megan and Charlie starred on Love Island collectively (Image: Rex)
Provided that their romance was fairly transient, Megan stated that Charlie was the particular person she had least anticipated to see when the pill of terror revealed an ex was on their approach.
‘It was Charlie, which I actually wasn’t anticipating. Once they say, “Oh it’s your ex”, you consider somebody you’ve been speaking to for just a few months,’ Megan instructed us.
‘I used to be attempting to mentally put together myself for somebody I’ve been with and when it was him, I used to be like, “what the f**ok?” I didn’t count on that.’
The final time she noticed Charlie she stole his cousin’s hamster (Image: ITV/Rex)
Addressing hamster-gate, Megan laughed: ‘I nicked his cousin’s hamster as a result of I used to be like, “You boys social gathering an excessive amount of, you’re not going to deal with this hamster with sufficient respect,” that was most likely the final time I noticed [Charlie].’
Nevertheless reconnecting with fellow actuality star Charlie, who discovered fame on Love Island in 2018, like Megan, and dated former islander Ellie Brown, turned out to be much more ‘intense’ than Megan had first thought.
She revealed: ‘What occurred was nothing I might have imagined, it was deeper that I believed it could be – and on each components. I noticed him, like, fairly weak, which I didn’t count on from him.’
Megan stated Charlie ‘shocked her’ throughout their reunion (Image: ITV/Rex)
Becoming a member of Megan on the little question drama-filled sequence is Towie star Liam Gatsby, who reunites with his ex Summer Monteys-Fullam, who’s finest recognized for beforehand courting Nice British Bake Off choose Paul Hollywood.
Love Island stars Michael Griffiths and Amy Hart are additionally in for a shock from one in all their exes, as is Sugababes star Amelle Berrabah – albeit in barely totally different circumstances.
Normally Ex On The Seashore sees the celebs compelled to stay with their former flames in a villa someplace sizzling and unique for a a number of weeks.
Barely relieved that she skipped out on shacking up along with her previous baes, Megan joked: ‘Dwelling with somebody is much more intense, however to be trustworthy, 2020, I’d have liked to have been within the solar with a cocktail in hand.’
Ex In The Metropolis kicks off on MTV at 9pm on Tuesday December 8.