Love Island star Mike Thalassitis known as 'Muggy Mike' found dead

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Love Island star Mike Thalassitis has passed away at the age of 26.

Mike also focussed on his career as a professional footballer. "My heart breaks for your family RIP MikeThalassitis". "Once again thank you so much and let's try to give dan the best send off him and his family deserve".

"RIP Muggy Mike", tweeted one fan.

"Mike... you were a total gentleman..."

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Mike went on to couple up with Tyla Carr, but was voted off the show after another five-day stint. I won't forget's so will be missed.

Chris Hughes, who was in the villa with Mike, tweeted: "His name was Mike Thalassitis, and every inch of my heart goes out to his family & friends".

Fellow Love Island star Ellie O'Donnell took to Twitter to say she was heartbroken, first writing "This isn't real...this is a nightmare and I need to wake up".

Mike was previously in a relationship with The Only Way Is Essex star Megan McKenna, before the pair split earlier this year.

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"I'm shocked and extremely saddened to hear reports of the passing of [Mike Thalassitis]". I'm in shock. Mike you are going to be sorely sorely missed. He was extremely fun to work with and always made me smile.

"Our sincerest condolences go to his family & friends". I feel so lucky as a man to have had a strong support network around me and a passion for something before love island.

After finding fame on Love Island, Mike remained in the public eye and appeared on the 2018 series of Celebs Go Dating. Glad we made peace, Just goes too show u should be kind too everyone because you never know what's around the corner!

Our thoughts are with his friends and family at this time.

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Another added: "Love island is cancelled this year".