Shaughna Phillips appeared as a singleton on Love Island in 2020 (Image: ITV/REX/Shutterstock)
The 25-year-old appeared as a contestant in the winter series of ITV2’s Love Island in January 2020 as a singleton in search of love within the South African villa.
Nonetheless over the weekend, Shaughna sparked hypothesis she has been in a long-term relationship this complete time after posting a cryptic caption alongside a photograph of herself lounging with a thriller man on vacation.
Within the remark, Shaughna wrote: ‘Beginning 2021 with the identical individuals I began 2020 with, and feeling very fortunate ❤️,’ main many to imagine she was in a relationship originally of final yr.
Addressing the controversy, a rep for Shaughna informed Metro.co.uk: ‘Over the previous few weeks Shaughna has met somebody who she is at present courting.
‘Previous to this Shaughna has been single since earlier than her look on Love Island – so in whole has been single for 2 years till now.
The truth star rang within the new yr along with her new thriller man (Image: @shaughnaphillips, Instagram)
‘Love Island has given Shaughna many implausible industrial alternatives which she is so very grateful for.’
Shortly after her stint in Love Island, it emerged that Shaughna had additionally appeared on Celebs Go Courting in 2019 earlier than her sharp rise to fame.
After the TV star posted the photograph along with her new man, one follower commented: ‘Boyfriend of two years? Weren’t you on celebs go courting lately?’
One other follower questioned: ‘Confused how she will be able to have a boyfriend of two years what with Celebs Go Courting and Love Island.’
Shaughna reportedly responded within the feedback: ‘In case you had the flexibility to doubtlessly change your mum’s/mother and father’ life, would you?
‘For me, personally, with the ability to assist my mum in something she financially would want outweighed ANY different state of affairs.
‘That’s the connection which means all the things to me, and I might do something to offer her the life she deserves. We might not agree, however I hope you perceive my choices.’
Metro.co.uk has contacted Shaughna’s reps for remark.