Love Island’s Curtis and Maura ‘knew each other for YEARS’ amid fakery claims

It's been suggested that they knew each other before coupling up in the villa

Maura Higgins and Curtis Pritchard on Love Island

by Nathan Katnoria |

Love Island stars Curtis Pritchard and Maura Higgins appear to have found the real thing after meeting in the villa earlier this summer but fans are now questioning how genuine their relationship is after it was claimed they’ve actually known each other for years.

Curtis previously admitted to sending the Irish beauty a DM on Instagram before their time in the villa, which she claimed not to have seen, but it looks like things between the pair go back a little further.

It’s been revealed that Maura visited the Dancing With The Stars set a number of times while Curtis was working as a professional dancer on the show, with judge Brian Redmond claiming that the pair ‘cast eyes’ at each other backstage.

“Maura knows the show because she has been a brand ambassador for Bellamianta, who are the tanning company for Dancing With The Stars,” he told The Irish Mirror.

“I believe Maura had been out a few times to watch the show and apparently she and Curtis had cast eyes at each other across a busy dance floor years ago.”

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Amy is the 26-year-old Islander from Sussex who has never had a boyfriend before.She worked as an air hostess and cabin crew manager for British Airways for eight years.On launch night, Amy announced on Instagram that she had left her old job to "start a new adventure."Amy has also taken part in beauty pageants and was crowned Miss United Kingdom in the Miss Beautiful International Pageant in 2017.

Curtis Pritchard and Maura Higgins
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Brian also suggested that Maura could one day appear as a Dancing With The Stars contestant, adding: “She knows the show and being with Curtis she obviously knows what it involves. It would be great to have her on but probably not this year.

“But I’m sure she will be supporting him in the new series so we will wait and see what happens.”

Closer Online have contacted Curtis and Maura’s reps for comment.

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In other Love Island news, it appears that Yewande Biala has recoupled with Casa Amor’s George Rains after she posted a cosy video of the pair hanging out on her Instagram story.

George can be seen with what looks like Yewande’s makeup all over his face in the video, leading fans to believe that they had been SNOGGING.

One person wrote on Twitter: "YEWANDE IS WITH GEORGE I REPEAT YEWANDE IS WITH GEORGE".

Another commented: "I may or may not be back on the Yewande /George train 😍".

Someone else said: "Seeing Yewande and George together has really blessed my evening ... by the way George look like a whole meal on Yewande’s story 😍😍... I Stan 🙌🏾"

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