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Love Island viewers think Sam Bird looks like Matt Terry

Once you see it you can't unsee it!

Love Island fans did a double take on Thursday night when newcomer Sam Bird arrived at the villa.

Why? Well, apart from being shirtless and covered in gold tattoos, plenty of viewers thought Sam is the spitting image of former X Factor winner Matt Terry!

Once you see it you can’t unsee it!

Sam Bird from Love Island and Matt Terry
Sam, pictured on the left in Love Island, and former X Factor winner Matt (Credit: ITV/Splash)

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Sam, 25, rocked to surprise the islanders on Thursday night, but immediately social media was flooded with comments likening him to Matt.

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Even Matt himself saw the funny side and tweeted during the episode: “Nope that’s not me in the villa.”

Sam certainly made his presence felt immediately, telling Adam Collard off for how he’s treated Rosie Williams, and naming Zara McDermott, Ellie Brown, Georgia Steel and Samira Mighty.

That didn’t go down too well with single Rosie Williams who seemed a bit disappointed.

Love Island's Sam Bird
Sam previously worked as Queen of the Jungle Toff’s personal trainer! (Credit: ITV)

Before entering the villa, Sam had said: “All the girls in there are beautiful. It’s still early days so they’re all fair game. I’d go for Georgia, Samira and then the two new ones – Zara and Ellie.

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“I’m definitely looking for love. I’ve been single for a year and a half and I’m a bit of a serial dater. I’m quite a selfish person in terms of putting work first. I need more balance in my work and personal life. If I can meet someone in an environment like this it will be perfect as I can get to know them without any distractions.”

Love Island airs 9pm on ITV2.

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