Love Island Star Mike Thalassitis Dead at 26

Tanya Cunningham
March 17, 2019

His cause of death has yet to be released.

Mr Thalassitis has died just a few months after his best friend died, The Daily Mail reported.

Some reports have surfaced that the ex-footballer was having a hard time dealing with the death of his grandmother, who passed away a few months ago.

Love Island star Mike Thalassitis was found dead at age 26.

Singer Caroline Flack, who hosts the show, wrote, "Mike... you were a total gentleman..."

Mike had recently moved in with his 94-year-old grandmother as her full-time carer.

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

Thalassitis competed on the third season of the British reality show back in 2017, where he became known as "Muggy Mike".

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"His name is Mike Thalassitis".

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

"My heart goes out to his family and friends at this hard time".

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"I am absolutely in shock of the news".

Appearing to maintain close relations with his former Love Island co-stars, Johnny Mitchell - who also appeared on the show - shared a touching tribute on Instagram to the late TV personality. Please stop brandishing that. "My thoughts go out to all of Mikes friends and family". "A good guy, taken far, far to soon", said Chris Hughes, who was a friend and contestant with Thalassitis on Love Island. My heart is with your family.

"I'm shocked and extremely saddened to hear reports of the passing of [Mike Thalassitis]".

"All at the club wish to express our deepest sympathies to all the family and friends of Michael, which include many of our past and current playing and management staff".

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