Love Island's Michael Thalassitis has died, aged 26

Angelo Anderson
March 16, 2019

Mike Thalassitis has been found dead aged 26.

He had enjoyed a successful sporting career before appearing on the reality show in 2017 and also had spells at Ebbsfleet and Welling.

Mike did not enter the villa until partway into the series.

Speaking on Twitter he said: "His name wasn't Muggy Mike". Please stop brandishing that.

Tributes have already begun to pour in, with Love Island co-stars upset that outlets are disrespectfully using his nickname from the show in headlines.


"His name was Mike Thalassitis, and every inch of my heart goes out to his family and friends. A good guy, taken far, far to soon". Mike, you were love by all the Love island family.

We'll bring you more news on this tragic story as he have it.

Mike had also appeared in Celebs Go Dating and was in a relationship with TOWIE's Megan McKenna before breaking up past year.

Thalassitis was going through a turbulent, public break up with The Only Way Is Essex star Megan McKenna.

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