Former Love Island star Mike Thalassitis dies aged 26

Love Island star Mike Thalassitis who has died aged 26

Love Island star Mike Thalassitis who has died aged 26

After his time on Love Island in 2017, Thalassitis continued his career on reality TV on "Celebs Go Dating" the following year.

Michael Thalassitis, an English soccer player who also starred in the British reality TV show "Love Island", has died.

Both fans and fellow co-stars took social media to express send their condolences after reports emerged the 26-year-old had passed away.

She added: "My heart and soul and love goes out to his friends & family". You'll be missed so much.

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

Love Island star Mike Thalassitis during his time at Margate FC
Love Island star Mike Thalassitis during his time at Margate FC

He penned: 'Absolutely lost for words not only made a friend in the villa but made a mate for life on the outside to!

The 26-year-old star was best known for appearing in Love Island in 2017.

Several fans took to social media after news of the death to pay respects to Thalassitis.

He wrote on Twitter: "His name wasn't Muggy Mike". The Only Way Is Essex star Ferne McCann posted: "So so so so sad".

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