Who is Camilla Thurlow? Love Island contestant 2017 [Camilla Thurlow/Instagram]
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.
And since the start of Love Island, there’s been one 2017 contestant that’s caught everyone’s eye, Camilla Thurlow.
But who REALLY is Camilla? The beautiful blonde has been romantically linked to one of the royals and has a super cool job.
Here’s everything you need to know about the new Love Island 2017 contestant…
Love Island’s Camilla Thurlow has been romantically linked to royalty [ITV] Where is Camilla Thurlow from?
27-year-old Camilla is from Dumfries in Scotland.
What does Camilla Thurlow do for a living?
Camilla works in Explosive Ordnance Disposal.
Speaking about leaving her occupation while she’s in the villa, Camilla admits it will be hard.
She said: “I’ve been lucky to have an interesting career that has taken me all over the world, and I have a lot of great experiences. I don’t know if that makes me different but it’s given me a different background to a lot of other people.
“I will definitely miss my work – I’ve had breaks from it before, like when I moved to London, and I found it difficult. It was a very life changing experience.”
Love Island contestant Camilla Thurlow is from Dumfries [ITV] Does Camilla Thurlow have any secrets?
Camilla has been romantically linked to royalty after it emerged she’d once dated Prince Harry.
While she has made no reference to her link with the royal, it was reported in 2014 the pair had a “fling” but never got serious.
A source told The Sun at the time: “They are not serious in any way. They’re just two young people having a good time.
“It’s probably unlikely they will see each other again. They are both very busy.”
Love Island newbie Camilla Thurlow has dated Prince Harry [ITV] Why is Camilla Thurlow going on Love Island?
The sporty blonde admits she’s at the age where most of her friends are settling down.
She also wants to “break down some of the barriers” she put up due to her job.
Camilla explained: “A huge part of it is pushing myself out of my comfort zone and forcing myself to make a connection with someone.”
Camilla Thurlow admits she’s looking to find someone on Love Island [ITV] What are Camilla Thurlow’s social media handles?
Camilla is fan of Instagram and often shares pictures of herself doing outdoor activities and at social events with friends, she can be found at @camillathurlow.
She can also be found at @CamillaThurlow on Twitter but is yet to post her first tweet.