5 facts about Love Island's Mike Boateng you need to know - EpicNews

January 17, 2020 – 20:28 GMT Francesca Shillcock

Love Island is again and we’re already hooked. The Islanders arrived within the South African villa only a few days in the past and have coupled up, and uncoupled for some, after which re-coupled once more (that is Love Island in any case). Whereas we really feel like we have already acquired to know the Islanders fairly nicely because the present started, there are some things that you just won’t learn about them. So, who’s Mike Boateng? Listed here are just a few information in regards to the 24-year-old that you could be not already know…

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His brother has additionally been on TV

It appears Mike and his household aren’t strangers to TV fame. His brother, Samuel, appeared on BBC favorite The Apprentice in 2016 as one among Lord Sugar’s hopeful contestants. Seeing as Mike’s brother has been on a highly regarded TV present, it is sensible that he offers his bro some suggestions. “He has given me just a few suggestions which I’m grateful for. He’s type of given me tips about methods to act in a manner, methods to converse to individuals and what to anticipate, so I really feel like I’ve acquired an concept of what to anticipate once I get within the villa.”

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Mike is a 24-year-old Police Officer from London

He labored as Police Officer

Mike joined Higher Manchester Police in 2018. The Islander impressed his villa-mates when he walked in and advised them his occupation, however plainly he really walked away from his function for his Love Island journey. A spokesperson for Higher Manchester Police advised the Manchester Night Information: “Mr Boateng is now not a GMP officer. He was with GMP for beneath three years and left the organisation previous to participating within the present. As a serving officer, he was suggested that participating in a actuality TV present could be a battle of curiosity and due to this fact Mr Boateng decided to resign from GMP.”

However was a footballer

Previous to becoming a member of the Police, Mike additionally had a profession as a semi-professional footballer. He used to play for Sheffield United alongside present Everton skilled participant Dominic Calvert-Lewin.

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Mike is at present coupled up with Leanne

He is fairly the impressionist

In his interview previous to coming into the villa, Mike revealed a powerful occasion trick: impressions. “I do nice voice impressions of individuals like Barack Obama and Drake.” We’ll be the choose of that Mike!

He is in it for the lengthy haul

Regardless of admitting that he has a wandering eye, Mike is decided to do no matter it takes to seek out The One. “I can have a little bit of a wandering eye, however I am not going to wander for the sake of it. I’ve at all times had fairly long run relationships,” he stated. “I am entering into to the villa to seek out love. If which means stepping on just a few toes, burning just a few bridges and discovering the love of my life, I am keen to do it.” Will Mike and Leanne go the space?

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