EXCLUSIVE: Love Island’s Adam reveals the strange reason he knows he’ll make it with Zara

Adam Collard and Zara McDermott

by Eden-Olivia Lord |
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In an exclusive interview with Closer Online Adam Collard has revealed why he knows his relationship with Zara McDermott will work

He's mainly known as the biggest player in Love Island 2018 because he dated Kendall Rae-Knight, Rosie Williams, Darylle Sargeant and showed an interest in Megan Hanson Barton, but after leaving the villa Adam Collard found love with one of the girls he was coupled up with - Zara McDermott.

In an exclusive interview with Closer Online he has opened up and revealed why he knows he'll make it work with his girlfriend - because she likes Bountys from the Celebrations box.

Yes, really.

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Zara McDermott looks like Lola from Shark Tale

Lola is one sassy fish, just like Zara. That hair, those eyes, the pout - they basically share the same face. Hang on, how can a human look EXACTLY like a beautiful fish?

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Megan Barton Hanson looks like a snake

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Wes Nelson is a mug

Need we say more?

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Adam Collard looks like Bruce from Finding Nemo

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Kendall Rae-Knight is twins with Kady McDermott

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Adam Collard and Zara McDermott
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He admitted: "When I was in the villa I found out that Zara was the only person that ate the Bounties in the Celebration box and I thought I was the only person in the world to do that so, I feel like if that doesn't say anything, that's it."

However, the 22-year-old went on to add: "She's beautiful, amazing and I'm sure we'll make it work."


Zara McDermott and Adam Collard
©Instagram / zara_mcdermott

There being a lot of speculation about the reason viewers never see the Love Island contestants in the pool and now Zara has spoken out and revealed it's not because it's too cold.

She explained: "It's amazing in there but because you're in the pool you can't have a mic on. So usually if [you] were going to get in quite a lot of people get in together.

"You're not allowed to really talk or have any conversations if you don't have a mic on.

"So obviously if you're going to have a chat you're encouraged to get out and then that's when they'd film."

Adam Collard and Zara McDermott

They went on to reveal which couple they think will be the first to split and it might surprise you - Megan Hanson and Wes Nelson.

Adam confessed: "I think it'll be too much to handle. Wes is 20 and I know that sounds patronizing from me at 22 but I've been around the block, he hasn't been around the block but I'm routing for Megan and Wes at the same time."

Zara added: "I'd love Wes and Megan to work but I think they're almost in different places. I think it'll tell when they come out."

Love Island Wes and Megan

When asked what's the one thing that has been cut from the show that they'd wish Love Island bosses had shown, the former player admitted he thinks viewers would be surprised at his relationship with Zara.

He explained: "Me and Zara were so close, I don't think we really got that across.

"If you saw me and Zara and Dani and Jack together in the time when I was with Zara I think everyone would be surprised the way we went on and I don't think that was shown from what I've seen."

They may be out of the villa but it seems Adam and Zara are still totally loved up!

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