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16th Mar 2023

Davina McCall announced as host of ‘middle aged’ Love Island after ‘manifesting’ role

Steve Hopkins

‘I manifested and it came true’

Davina McCall will host the adult version of Love Island called The Romance Retreat.

The Masked Singer judge announced she will be fronting the show, that will follow a group of single parents looking for love, in a post on Instagram on Thursday.

In the clip, a very excited Davina said: “I manifested and I made it happen. I willed there to be an amazing new dating programme for grown-ups, people who have lived a life, who have been through experiences, bad, moving, they’ve had tough lives.

“They’ve got luggage but they deserve love and it’s happening. It’s coming to ITV soon.”

A caption on the post echoed the sentiment: “Omg.. I manifested and it came true!! I’ll be hosting a brand NEW grown up dating series for ITV1!!

“This is a show for single parents who have lived a life, have stories to tell about their dating pasts and deserve another chance at love and I’m gonna help you.

“It will all take place in the most romantic countryside location!”

Davina’s friends and fans congratulated her on her new gig.

One wrote: “Yessssss! You told me about this and it is such a great idea forwarding to amazing, beautiful single friends now xxxx.”

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