MOLLY-Mae Hague has revealed how she knew Maura Higgins earlier than Love Island – earlier than opening up on them being love rivals.
The 23-year-old mentioned the primary time she met Maura, 31, in a brand new vlog on YouTube from her time in Dubai.
4Molly-Mae Hague has revealed how she knew Maura Higgins earlier than Love IslandCredit: Getty4Molly-Mae was initially unimpressed when Maura rocked up within the villa as she tried it on along with her beau Tommy FuryCredit: ITVAs she loved the sunshine on a lounger at Cove Seashore membership, Molly-Mae stated: “Enjoyable reality, that is the seaside membership by which I first noticed Maura earlier than we even knew who one another had been.
“Then when she got here on the present [Love Island] I used to be like ‘I recognise you. I noticed you at Cove Seashore Membership’ and he or she was like: ‘Oh my gosh, I noticed you too! I recognise you as properly’
“And the remainder is historical past actually. However that was about 4 years in the past now.”
Each girls appeared on the 2019 sequence of the hit ITV2 courting present, arriving as bombshells at totally different factors.
Molly-Mae had arrived first and shortly coupled up with Tommy Fury, however Maura threatened to place a spanner within the works when she made a move on the boxer throughout her first couple of nights within the villa.
Nevertheless, Tommy remained trustworthy to Molly-Mae and the couple now stay collectively of their swanky new Cheshire mansion, whereas Molly-Mae and Maura have grow to be BFFs.
Writing in her current memoir, Molly-Mae recalled of their transient time as love rivals: “After all on Love Island she was fascinated about Tommy for a bit, however there isn’t any situation there.
“After Tommy began getting nearer with me, she stated to me: ‘Look, I am going to by no means go close to him once more in that approach, you understand’, and ever since then we have been finest associates.”
Maura and Tommy even have a superb friendship, with Molly-Mae including: “They’re like brother and sister – they make enjoyable of one another 24.7.”
Whereas some may marvel how she may be comfy with their friendship, she stated: “When you’ve got a pal like Maura you’ve got that full belief.”
Whereas Molly-Mae and Tommy have been beloved up because the present, Maura has had some ups and downs in her love life.
After splitting from villa beau Curtis Pritchard, she had a romance with fellow islander Chris Taylor, earlier than courting Strictly Come Dancing professional Giovanni Pernice.
Nevertheless they cut up after a 4 month romance, however now the Irish magnificence is courting MK Dons footballer Connor Wickham.
4Maura quickly moved on to others within the villaCredit: Rex Features4The women at the moment are finest friendsCredit: maurahiggins/InstagramWe pay in your tales!Do you’ve got a narrative for The Solar Showbiz staff?