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Love Island: Danica Taylor

Love Island: Danica Taylor

Age: 21

From: Leicester

Occupation: Dancer

Why Love Island and why now?

I feel like right now is the perfect time, I’ve just finished my university degree, I am single and I’ve been single for a year now so it just felt like the right time.

What do you think you are going to bring to the Villa?

I am definitely going to go in there and step on a few toes and I am more than happy to go after what I want. I feel like I am quite a relatable person. I’ve come from a small town but I’ve got a lot in me. I like to be silly. I’ve got an immature side and a mature side. 

Why do you think you’re a catch? What makes you a good girlfriend?

I am the type of girlfriend that I want to do so much with you - deep conversations, silly activities. If you say let's go canoeing all day even though I am quite a glam girl, I am down for it. If I am with you, I am with you, I want to do everything with you. Silly things, nice things like going on holiday and for expensive meals. I will love you and I’ll keep you very entertained.

Why would you say you’re single at the moment?

My last relationship I was in for quite a long time, but he wasn’t meeting what I needed in a relationship. I need someone who can match my energy. I am an extrovert and in my previous relationship he was very introverted so we didn’t meet on a level.

How do you think your family and friends would describe you?

My mum always says I am a bit of a princess, a bit dramatic and always thinks I am right, which is very true. My friends would probably say I don’t hide from drama or arguments and I am a good friend. I am very good with advice, I am quite wise beyond my years. For a 21-year-old, I’ve got a slight maturity about me which is quite good when giving advice to people.

If you had one chance to impress someone, what would you do?

I don’t know if this would put someone off but I can shake my bum to anything, give me any song, anything!

Are you competitive? How do you feel about treading on toes?

I don’t really see competition, I am a very self assured girl, I know myself, I know what I bring to the table and there are stunning girls in that Villa but I back myself. There’s obviously going to be competition because there are guys in there that I like that are already interested in other girls but I have no fear that I won’t be able to turn heads and I am happy to step on a few toes.

What gives you the ick? 

I don’t like unhygienic people. Arrogance gives me the ick but I am not really an icky person, I either like you or I don’t. If I like you, I just accept you for who you are.

Do you fall in love quickly or are you a ‘slow burner’?

I like to think I am a slow burner but I am definitely not.

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