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Lotan Carter is one of the rumoured Love Island 2019 contestants: here's everything you need to know about him
Winter's over, we've packed away our big coat, and it's going to be hotter than Majorca this weekend - and this time of year means one thing: Love Island is imminently back on our screens.
Despite ITV bosses not revealing the line-up until just before the show starts, that hasn't stopped us theorising about who could potentially be heading into the villa this year.
One hotly rumoured contestant is Lotan Carter, and you may have seen him somewhere before...
Let's find out more about him.
Lotan Carter, 28, is from Essex. He became known as one of the stars of all-male stripper group Dreamboys.
Lotan is currently single, but was previously engaged to Elizabeth Ellison from 2015. However, they broke it off in 2017.
He became a dad aged 23 when his girlfriend Darcey gave birth to their son.
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What do you see... A man with confidence, a man so insecure seeking approval from others to validate himself, a man proud of the work he’s put in to his shell ( perhaps masking his inner demons) or a man whoring for likes?? My point is it really shouldn’t matter what others see (easier said I know) ultimately people will always see what they want. Regardless of what we say or do people will only ever see what they want to! “Those that know us the least, will judge us the most” Not everyone is your friend! And never expect to get back what you give in life... not everyone is build as you are. Find comfort in knowing you’re a good person, let their poison be their curse. Be happy - stay driven - be you! L x #mindset #mindful #innerpeace
Lotan was a contestant on the 2017 series of Big Brother, in which he was involved in a romance storyline with ex-Ibiza Weekender star Ellie Brown.
They were regularly seen cuddling up in bed together, and they even discussed marriage - but it all ended when Lotan confessed he was still in love with his ex Elizabeth.
Lotan was removed from the Big Brother house for inappropriate behaviour when a fight with his other housemates escalated and security were called in.
It's been reported that Lotan is 'in talks' to head into the Love Island villa this year.
Lotan, who was previously kicked off Big Brother 2017 for aggressive behaviour, has apparently already met with show bosses.
A source told The Sun: “Lotan’s really up for it and he’s been training so he looks his best on camera.
“Producers seemed really interested but he’s worried his reality show past might work against him.
“He’s got some really good stories about celebs, though, and would make great TV.
“And he’s looking for love. He wants to find The One and hopes that he can find someone to settle down with through the show.”
You can join his 47,000 followers @lotanlaidbare.