EXCLUSIVE: Love Island’s secret sleep TALKER revealed

The winter Love Island villa had a secret sleep talker this year and it's definitely not who you think it is

Shaq and Will

by Ben Pulsford |
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Love Island may be well and truly over and the South African villa undergoing its end-of-tenancy clean as we type (good Lord, imagine), but the goss is still coming thick and fast.

We've spent the last few days on the phone to management trying to secure some of this series' most popular couples for our YouTube series, Closer Secrets. Spoiler alert: we've nailed it and have some uber exciting additions to announce in the coming days but, first up, we managed to secure the self-proclaimed Woody and Jessie of Love Island, Will Young and Jessie Wynter for a spot of on-camera tea spillage.

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Jessie and Will ©ITV

Siri, come up with a stronger word for 'adorable', please? Because, let us tell you, these two are the real deal. Wholesome is the word.

During the most cutesy on-camera interview we've ever conducted, Aussie bombshell Jessie lifted the lid on some of the bizarre sleeping habits of her fellow Islanders, including the villa's secret sleep talker.

When we asked the couple what they would not miss most about the villa, Will responded, "It's so difficult, because it was the best experience of my life. I feel like we both chucked ourselves into it. We had real, pure fun with it. It was so, so, good. But, kind of like Shaq [Muhammad] farting... big no no. I'm not going to miss that one bit."

Eww. Fair.

Jessie then piped in, adding, "The snoring! Sleeping in a room with that many people... Everyone was sleeping, we had Tom [Clare] sleep talking, Aaron [Waters] sleep walking... Oh my God, it's been so nice to get a decent night's sleep since being out of there."

Tom Clare smiling
Tom Clare aka the villa's sleep talker ©ITV

Hold on a tick; Tom Clare, the northern, stacked, gentle giant of ALL our dreams sleep talks? Oh, to have such an insight into his inner most thoughts and feelings... Oh, who are we kidding, it's probably all football, food and Samie Elishi.

Will and Jessie met on day seven of winter Love Island 2023, when Jessie entered the villa alongside Aaron Waters as two surprise bombshells from Down Under. The pair quickly hit it off and left the villa just short of the final (in fifth place) on day 56.

WATCH: 'We wasn't allowed to talk for the whole day' Will and Jessie spill the tea | Love Island Secrets

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