‘Love Island’ star Amy Hart considering politics
Amy Hart applied to study politics at university in the time before she appeared on ‘Love Island’. (Ian West/PA Images via Getty Images)
Amy Hart could be set to swap the sun loungers of the Love Island villa for the green benches of the House of Commons.
The former reality show contestant applied to study politics at university prior to taking on a role as cabin crew for British Airways, and has hinted she could one day attempt to enter the corridors of power.
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The 28 year old told the Mirror she wants to “use my Love Island powers for good, as opposed to getting free theatre tickets”.
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departing the reality show in 2019, Hart has been a vocal supporter of the Labour party and the trade union movement, as well as volunteering in a food bank.
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She said she doesn think she will be pursuing a political career any time soon, but wouldn rule it out in the future.
Hart said: “People think that politics is men in suits and doesn apply to us. It very alien to normal people.
“But it is normal things, that what I trying to get across.”
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She added: “I remember someone that I no longer friends with saying to me: can believe someone who was going to study politics at university is applying to go on Love Island.
“And that fine, actually, because I can use my voice more.”
Amy Hart and Curtis Pritchard had one of the most dramatic break ups of the 2019 series of ‘Love Island’. (ITV2)
Hart competed on the 2019 series of Love Island the most recent summer series, given the 2020 incarnation was cancelled due to COVID 19.
She spent much of her time on the show in a relationship with professional dancer Curtis Pritchard, choosing to leave the competition voluntarily after their split.
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