Former Love Island star Mike Thalassitis dies aged 26

Love Island star Mike Thalassitis who has died aged 26

File photo dated 7/2/2018 of former Love Island contestant Mike Thalassitis who has died aged 26, his management has confirmed. His cause of death has yet to be released.

The reality star was a former League One soccer player and last played for Margate in 2017.

And Love Island host Caroline Flack took to Instagram to say: "Mike. you were a total gentleman".

His behaviour on the show saw him land the nickname "Muggy Mike" as well as a reputation as a reality villain.

He had previously been in a relationship with country singer Megan McKenna, who was a star in The Only Way Is Essex.

Mike was also grieving the loss of his best friend Danny Cutts who passed away on Christmas Eve past year.

Mike also focussed on his career as a professional footballer.

Tyla Carr who had a romance with the star also tweeted: "I can't believe the call I've just had. You'll be missed so much you have no idea". Love and prayers to the family and friends of Mike Thalassitis.

- Olivia Bowen Buckland (@OliviaDBuck) March 16, 2019His name wasn't Muggy Mike. Please stop brandishing that.

Chris Hughes wrote: "Every inch of my heart goes out to his family & friends".

Love Island star Mike Thalassitis during his time at Margate FC
Love Island star Mike Thalassitis during his time at Margate FC

Chris Hughes took to Twitter on Saturday night to lead the tributes to his former Love Island co-star.

Mike Thalassitis was found dead at the age of 26. All the articles how dare you not use his real name.

Amber Davies also said: "I am in utter shock". My heart and soul and love goes out to his friends & family.

Fenton tweeted: "I'm lost for words". This is horrendous. I'm in shock. He was extremely fun to work with and always made me smile. I send my love and condolences to all of his friends and family at this bad time.

He also appeared in E4 reality dating series Celebs Go Dating previous year.

"Wow feel awful for the argument I had with that lad! RIP [Mike Thalassitis] rest well handsome", Geordie Shore's Marty McKenna tweeted. Mike Thalassitis your lovely self and smile will be truly missed.

"Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with Mike's family and friends at this very sad time".

Kady McDermott, from Love Island series 2, posted: "In absolute shock".

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

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