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Caroline Flack’s life and career


Love Island took Caroline Flack to the peak of her career.

Over its first five series she became synonymous with the increasingly popular TV dating show in fans' minds.

She took it to new highs as it created a buzz on social media, and became one of the UK's best-loved reality shows.

Some 3.6 million viewers tuned in to watch Amber and Greg being crowned champions at the end of last summer's series, with a further 400,000 streaming the show.

In 2018 she was present as the show won a TV Bafta for best reality and constructed factual show.


But victories could be bittersweet. After winning Strictly Come Dancing in 2014 with professional partner Pasha Kovalev, her mood crashed.

Caroline Flack on Love Island

The morning after lifting the glitterball trophy she felt that her body was "covered" in "clingfilm".

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She thought she was "ridiculous" feeling so low, she told The Sun, adding: "I couldn't get up and just couldn't pick myself up at all that next year."

Her TV career began in 2002 when she played Bubbles on tRead More – Source