- I am 19
The year-old got frisky between the sheets with her now fiance Alex Bowen on a of occasions on last year's show and says it's not fair that girls face backlash for their behaviour. Speaking exclusively to the Sun Online ahead of the launch of her new 'Top Culture' tshirt line with Miss Pap, she said the girls shouldn't regret getting intimate with their men on screen. She continued: "And when you're with someone that you're like, it's a natural thing. It's a natural part of a relationship and I don't think people should go that mad on it.
As reality stars go, she is not one to comfortably go unnoticed. There are, it seems, no regrets.
The pair moved in together within a few weeks, got engaged after four months, and have won a string of endorsement, modelling and fashion deals between them. I feel so proud. My confidence was in tatters.
I was in love and blind to the fact that it was so wrong, and although I knew he was cheating I was scared to leave, scared of the rejection. I knew I had to get out.
In the weeks that followed, free from the constraints of her controlling ex-partner, Olivia crumbled. The anxiety she had been suffering with ly spiralled and, unable to stomach food, she turned to meal-replacement shakes.
Love island's olivia buckland to have sex on tv?: 'i would never say i wouldn't do it'
Within three months, her weight had plummeted by two stone, although she denies that she had an eating disorder. Then, after another fruitless stab at the relationship, she finally hit rock bottom.
Living on my own in a really emotional state, that was the downfall. I enquire whether this is the first time Olivia has truly analysed her inner self.
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Before finding fame on Love Island two years ago, Olivia Buckland was on a mission of self-destruction and was consumed by anxiety, distrust and anger.