Gabby Allen won all our hearts as one of the Series 3 Islanders just a couple of years ago. However, one of the most memorable moments of her stay in the villa was when her little brother Ethan popped in to visit before the end of the series. Ethan sent fans wild during his short appearance and show producers have reportedly been desperate to snap him up as a contestant ever since.
According to insiders, the University of Leeds graduate was reluctant to go on the programme at first, saying 'it's not me.' However, he has since reportedly had several meetings with show producers and big sis Gabby is definitely keen for him to take part.
Speaking to Heart Radio, Gabby said: 'I’d love him to go on it, I think it’d be jokes.' She was full of praise for her little brother who 'everyone fancies' but revealed 'I think he’ll be quite hurt if he does like someone and they sacked him off to go with someone else, I don’t know how well he’d deal with that heartbreak.'
Whilst Gabby tried hard to keep the discussion hypothetical to avoid confirming or denying Ethan's presence as a 2019 Islander, one slip of the tongue might just have given the game away... Check out the video above to see more!