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

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

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

The news was confirmed by his manager at the weekend, however the cause of his death has not yet been released.

According to The Mirror, Thalassitis' death comes two months after his best friend, Danny Cutts, suddenly died on Christmas Eve. Various reports from the United Kingdom on March 16 confirmed that Thalassitis had tragically passed away, in addition to social media posts from his co-stars.

Love Island star Mike Thalassitis was found dead at age 26. Mike you are going to be sorely sorely missed. "RIP Thalla we won't forget you pal".

Thalassitis' death was also mourned by Love Island presenter Caroline Flack as well as several contestants from various seasons of the show.

In response, Alex wrote: "This is what angers me the most mate!" My heart and soul and love goes out to his friends and family. His name was Mike Thalassitis, and every inch of my heart goes out to his family & friends.

He said: "I genuinely can't believe what I'm seeing here".

Thalassitis split from The Only Way Is Essex star Megan McKenna late previous year.

Fellow islander Chris Hughes demanded on Twitter that people not refer to Thalassitis as "Muggy Mike". "A good guy, taken far, far to soon", he wrote. "I'm in complete shock". I feel so lucky as a man to have had a strong support network around me and a passion for something before love island. "Too much pressure and not enough support for these young people who are probably not prepared for the sudden fame etc". "RIP [Mike Thalassitis] rest well handsome", Geordie Shore's Marty McKenna tweeted. The show is very similar to Bachelor In Paradise where singles come to the island to find love, romance and enjoy some steamy hook-ups. Thinking of mike's family and friends at the horrendous time. you will be missed terribly'.

Some also criticised the initial report for referring to Mike by the nickname he earned during his time on Love Island. In 2018, CBS announced it will produce an American version.

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