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Love Island star says contestants don’t know that Michael Owen is Gemma’s dad

Love Island star Afia Tonkmor has claimed that this year’s crop of islanders have no idea who Gemma Owen’s dad is.The ITV2 dating show is currently in its second week, with dressage rider Gemma, who is the daughter of former England footballer Michael Owen, among the contestants.While Gemma appeared to hint at her dad’s identity earlier in the series, the information is yet to have been officially discussed on the show. This is despite Jacques O’Neill, Gemma’s ex, being in the villa.The first contestant to be dumped from the villa this year was bombshell Afia, who joined alongside Ekin-Su...
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Will Michael Owen and Louise Bonsall Go In The Villa During Love Island’s Meet The Parents Episode?

Yes, the 'meet the parents' episode of Love Island is a long way off, but time does fly when you're having fun! This series is a very dramatic one; in no time at all we will be gearing up for the Love Island final. But before that, the meet-the-parents episode is an annual classic of the ITV dating show. The emotional episode during the final week sees the islanders reunited with their family and friends after weeks of separation - there is never a dry eye in the house!

Love Island: Which contestants know Gemma’s dad is Michael Owen?

The majority of the tension in this year’s Love Island surrounds someone who isn’t even in the villa.Ahead of the ITV2 reality show’s return for its eighth run, it was revealed that Gemma Owen, the daughter of former football pro Michael Owen, would be a contestant.Sure enough, when the series began, 19-year-old Gemma was present – and she’s become one of the most-talked about contestants not just because of her father.She’s been at the centre of some of the most dramatic moments to have aired so far – but still is yet to publicly announce who her father is.At...

Love Island: Liam reacts after discovering Gemma’s dad is Michael Owen

Love Island star Liam Llewellyn has become the first of this year’s contestants to discover who Gemma Owen’s dad is.The 22-year-old was coupled up with Gemma, who is the daughter of former football pro Michael Owen, in the first days of the new series, which began earlier this month.However, Gemma is yet to reveal the identity of her father, despite dropping numerous hints.On Friday (10 June), it was revealed that Liam had decided to leave the Spanish villa. Explaining his decision to his fellow contestants, Liam said that he hadn’t “been himself” since arriving, adding: “I know what 100...

Love Island fans in meme heaven as Gemma drops hints about her footballer dad Michael Owen

As of June 6th, the nation’s favourite dating show is officially back on our screens and brings with it a batch of new singletons ready for a summer they’ll never forget. Love Island season 8 is in full swing and many of the show’s contestants actually seem to be looking for true love this year, one thing’s for sure – Ekin-Su isn’t looking to make seasonal girlfriends.

Michael Owen: NFT tweet deleted after Advertising Standards Authority contact

Former England striker Michael Owen has deleted a tweet about a non-fungible token (NFT) project after he was contacted by the Advertising Standards Authority. Owen, 42, wrote last month that "my NFTs will be the first ever that can't lose their initial value". It is understood the ASA considered that...

Michael Owen forced to delete NFT tweet after Advertising Standards Authority contact

Former England striker Michael Owen has been forced to delete a tweet about a NFT project after he was contacted by the Advertising Standards Authority.The body got in touch and it is understood they told him he was being misleading after he tweeted: "My NFTs will be the first ever that can't lose their initial value" last month. \u201cMichael Owen: This NFT can never lose value\nMichael Owen's NFT business partner: This NFT can absolutely lose value\u201d — Luke Bailey (@Luke Bailey) 1652179381 ...

Michael Owen Reacts To Love Island Joke After Daughter Gemma Enters Reality TV Dating Show

Michael Owen was on Channel 4's punditry team for Germany vs England on Tuesday night but he was not the only member of his family on prime time UK TV this week. Owen's 19-year-old daughter Gemma - who is an international dressage rider - recently entered the Love Island villa in series eight of the UK's most famous reality TV dating game show.

Michael Owen teased over daughter’s Love Island debut during England v Germany broadcast

Michael Owen had a short response when quizzed about his daughter Gemma appearing on Love Island during Channel 4’s Nations League coverage of England vs Germany.Gemma made her Love Island debut on Monday (6 June) in the first episode of the reality show’s eighth series.Before the match, Channel 4 presenter Jules Breach introduced the punditry team, referring to Owen as “the father of Love Island’s Gemma Owen”.Breach went on to quiz Owen about his feelings towards his daughter’s reality show appearance, which he responded to by joking: “I came all the way to Germany to try and avoid all...

Every clue Gemma’s dropped on Love Island that her dad is Michael Owen

Love Island contestants are flirty, but they’re hardly known to be coy. Still, Gemma Owen, daughter of Michael Owen, has yet to announce to the rest of the cast that her father is the famous England footballer.The ITV2 series returned on Monday (6 June) with a new batch of contestants who entered the Spanish villa in the hopes of finding romance with a side of summer fame.But one of the contestants is already famous, at least by association. And while Gemma hasn’t publicly declared her sporting parentage, she has dropped a couple of clues.The first came early as Gemma,...

Michael Owen quizzed about Love Island during sports punditry for Channel 4

Michael Owen joked that he’d gone “all the way to Germany” to “avoid” Love Island as Channel 4 presenter Jules Breach quizzed him about it.The former Liverpool striker, 42, was appearing as a pundit on screen for England’s Nations League match with Germany on Tuesday evening.His daughter Gemma, 19, was among the new crop of Love Island contestants who entered the villa on Monday night as the ITV2 reality show returned to screens. Davide's made his decision, and he's coupling up with... 👀 #LoveIsland — Love Island (@Love Island) ...