Faye Winter announces ‘return to Cougarville’ and we are HERE for it

She's been single since splitting with her Love Island beau

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by Ben Pulsford |
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Let's be honest, Love Island fans... Love Island 2021 was some of the most jaw-dropping reality telly we've ever seen and as far as we can tell that was down to both some pretty brutal production decisions and a truly iconic cast of Islanders.

A cast SO iconic that it must've pretty hard to stand out from the crowd and get that sexy air time; one Islander who had ZERO problem doing this was finalist Faye Winter – winning over fans with her witty one-liners and no-nonsense attitude.

Not only did she make for wildly exceptional telly, but she managed to leave one of the most chaotic villas in Love Island history with a hunky man on her arm - a hunky man in the form of Teddy Soares.

Faye Winter and Teddy Soares
Faye Winter and Teddy Soares ©Getty Images

Unfortunately, the relationship was not meant to be and the pair called it quits in February 2023 (which is still a miraculous shelf-life for Love Island relationships).

Despite a rocky few months of healing and Teddy reportedly moving on with a new model girlfriend, Casey Boonstra, Faye appears determined to live her best life in 2024...in fact, according to Faye, she "might return to cougarville", so lock up your dads...and sons. Her words, not ours.

In one of her regular Q&As the Love Island finalist was asked, "Any man on the scene yet?"

Faye replied by sharing a snap of her and some of her Love Island girlies, writing, "I said I wanted to focus on me for one year... 2nd January is coming fast. Lock up your dads (might return to cougarville so maybe your sons."

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As much as we're feeling this vibe for Faye, we have to say, we're getting a whiff of PR. Single Faye is back on job and on the hunt for younger men just as Love Island: All Stars is set to air? Let's be honest, if producers didn't ask her, that was an error on their part.

No doubt the Love Island: All Stars villa will be jam-packed of young 20-somethings that didn't quite get chance to shine as an Islander, so if Faye is going in, it seems she'll be very much, erm, on job.

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ITV officially confirmed the return of Love Island All Stars earlier this month. The series will debut on ITV in January 2024 – taking over from the somewhat lukewarm winter Love Island – and see Maya Jama return as host. Returning Islanders are yet to be confirmed, but our money's on Faye (and we mean for the win).

WATCH: Faye Winter bares all in our gorgeous shoot

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