13 January 2020 02:46

Picture: ITV/Instagram Leanne Amaning is one of the first Love Island contestants for the winter season of 2020.

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Watch Love Island Winter Edition 2020 online FREE live stream – from anywhere

LOVE Island is BACK on ITV2 and it's just what we need to lift our January blues every night. A bunch of sexy twenty-somethings will spend weeks in sunny South Africa coupling up with their fellow Love Island contestants in a bid to find true love and be in with the chance of winning £50,000. After six months off our screens, Love Island has returned with 12 new singletons looking for love in the brand new South African villa. Sophie Piper, a 21-year-old medical PA from Essex, is making her way to the villa along with 11 other Love Island 2020 contestants this year and she has a closer celebrity link than most. Not only that, but she also went to school with Love Island's series three winner Kem Cetinay.

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Sophie Piper – Key Facts Age: 21 Job: Medical PA In three words: "Kind, fun and energetic" Instagram: @sophpiper_ Love Island starts on Sunday 12th January on ITV2 and continues weeknights and Sundays. Then you probably don't need us to tell you that all the connections and muggings off of Love Island are back now, but this time in an unprecedented winter time slot. And we're here to help you discover exactly how to watch Love Island online – even if you're abroad finding your own bit of winter sun. So what should you expect from the very first Winter Love Island? For starters, the permatanned contestants will be shacked up together in Cape Town, South Africa instead of the usual Majorca villa.

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We're honestly not judging you if you're desperate to know how to watch Love Island online for its very first winter outing. Watch Winter Love Island online for free in the UK Just like its summer show, 9pm GMT is the time and ITV2 is the place if you're intending to watch from the comfort of your home TV. It's just as easy to watch away from your living room, too, thanks to the ITV Hub app that you can download for smartphones and tablets. Of course it's all available online on the ITV website as well, and there are apps available on a range of TV streaming devices, such as Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire. How to watch Love Island: Winter online from outside the UK The winter version of Love Island is likely to become a daily fixture in so many people's lives in the UK, we can see why you'd be more than miffed if you're out of the country when it's on - you won't want to miss a minute!

Who is Love Island 2020 star Leanne Amaning? ITV2 contestant's age, job and Instagram handle revealed Leanne is among the contestants on the new series of Love Island. Picture: ITV/Instagram Leanne Amaning is one of the first Love Island contestants for the winter season of 2020. Winter Love Island is here and the contestants of the upcoming winter series have been revealed. Among them is "unpredictable, fun and charismatic" Leanne Amaning, who is going to Love Island to "learn and change" – and potentially meet the boyfriend of her dreams. READ MORE: How to follow the Love Island 2020 cast on Instagram But what do we know about Leanne, how old is she, what is her job and what is she looking for in the villa? Who is Leanne Amaning, and how old is she? Leanne Amaning is a 22-year-old from London. What is Leanne Amaning's job? Leanne is looking for a loyal and trustworthy man in the Love Island villa. Leanne said she is going on Love Island to "learn and change". Picture: Instagram/Leanne Amaning What has Leanne Amaning said about going on Love Island? Leanne is looking for love in the villa, but has also admitted she is going on the reality show to "change and learn". READ MORE: The full Winter Love Island line-up has been revealed - including twins and a police officer Laura Whitmore has amped-up the tension ahead of the launch of Love Island by giving another sneak peek at the villa in South Africa just hours ahead of the first winter series of the show hitting screens. The 34-year-old Irish beauty has stepped into the shoes of troubled host Caroline Flack, 41, to save the new series after the usual host landed in hot water amid an assault arrest last month. With the launch episode of the first winter season of the show now just hours away, The Whitmore teased fans about the new series as she made an announcement during last night's episode of The Masked Singer. "It's just one more sleep until Love Island opens its brand new villa doors here in South Africa," Laura declared as she spoke from the palatial new villa in Cape Town. "The sun is shining and our islanders are ready and waiting to couple up," she went on, as she posed in a pink outfit. "Forget the January blues and get ready for an unforgettable winter of love," she declared. Earlier in the week, Laura gave ITV a tour of the new villa as ITV maximised her time in the African town. Fans were left speculating the show could open with a shock twist as Laura revealed there are 14 beds in the Love Island villa - but only 12 contestants - suggesting there could be surprise entrants appearing in the first episode. The new series will be a test for Larua's romance with Love Island voiceover artist Iain Stirling. He is a bit of a liability, so I don't know what I have let myself in for but he has to come back and live with me, so..." she added. Love Island launches on ITV2 tonight at 9pm.