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Love Island's Shannon Singh is ready to find love this summer.

And ahead of her stint in the Majorca villa, the 22-year-old from Fife, Scotland has opened up about her past as a glamour model in her late teens.

But she refuses to be "ashamed" about her past and has described them as her "glory days".

"I used to be a glamour model when I was 18/19. I loved those days, I’ve got nothing to be ashamed of, they were my glory days. Now I’m more on Instagram / YouTube. I've done a bit of commercial modelling. I can DJ as well," she said.

Shannon is one of the new stars of Love Island
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Shannon regularly posts sultry snaps on her Instagram account, sharing them with her 150,000 followers.

She also models for Savage x Fenty, Nasty Gal and Pretty Little Thing.

The 22-year-old says it's a "once in a lifetime opportunity" to be a part of the show – and if she meets an "exciting hunk", that would be an added bonus.

She refuses to be ashamed about her glamour model past

"It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity. If you’re lucky enough to participate in the show, why would you not? And hopefully meet an exciting hunk," she shared.

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Shannon is looking for a man who has good "energy" and "personality" and likes going out and being social.

She explained: "I don’t feed off looks, I feed off energy, I need someone with personality. Just someone I can have fun with. I’m a party girl, I love going out, I’m very social."

She regularly shares sultry snaps on social media

The former glamour model has been struggling to find love because she wants someone "genuine" – and she refuses to be with anyone just because it's "convenient".

Ahead of her time in the villa, she said: "For me it’s quite hard to find people who are genuine and looking for what you’re looking for. I’m not just going to go with anyone because they’re convenient."

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"I need to make sure they’re for me. Looks – obviously, they’ve got to be handsome, but if he’s a handsome hunk but it’s like talking to a brick wall and I’d rather watch paint dry, it’s not going to be great."

*Love Island 2021 starts Monday June 28 at 9pm on ITV2