Melbourne based users of the dating app Hinge may stumble across former Love Island ‘star’ Hugo Hammond while browsing for love (or a hot hook-up).

It’s been reported by So Dramatic that Hugo, who starred in the 2021 season of Love Island UK, has been spotted on the dating app by users based in Melbourne. However, it should be noted that Hugo hasn’t actually verified that the account is his.

On the profile, he tells potential love matches that his go-to “cry-in-the-car-song” is Heartbreak Anniversary by Giveon. In the “recently discovered” section of his profile, he pens; “my Hinge is great for TikTok views, if you don’t laugh…”

Hugo's Hinge profile

Interestingly, Hugo posted a TikTok video of himself last month with the caption “Aus ready”, indicating that he was coming to Australia.

Hugo was an OG Islander on season seven of the popular dating show and was initially paired with Sharon. He was partnered with multiple women through the season, but struggled to find love and was eventually dumped from the island on day 38.

Filming is currently underway for season four of Love Island Australia, and reality fans will spot a recognizable face in the villa. It’s been all but confirmed that MAFS fan favourite is one of the islanders looking for love on the show.

Daily Mail Australia papped Al surrounded by a bevvy of bikini-clad beauties in the show’s Spanish villa earlier this month, which you can view here. To add fuel to the fire, his normally-active Instagram account has been silent since August 23rd.

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Love Island host Sophie Monk also told the audience at this year’s Upfronts, which is an event where Channel 9’s upcoming shows are revealed, that they’ve cast a “famous groom” for next year’s season.

“We have high-flying real estate agents, we have a soccer player, we have a model, a dancer and we have a famous groom,” she said.

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