New Love Island bombshell Spencer’s Hollywood connection revealed | The Sun

NEW Love Island bombshell Spencer Wilks has a secret connection to a huge Hollywood mega-star.

The latest boy to enter the villa has close connections with a number of celebrities, thanks to his famous cousin.

Spencer, 24, is the cousin of mixed martial artist and film star James Wilks, who is best known for appearing in 2018 documentary The Game Changers.

The documentary focused on promoting a plant-based diet in high-performance sports like MMA.

James, 44, wrote and directed the production, which saw him alongside elite athletes, special forces soldiers and scientists.

Spencer's older brother worked closely with major Hollywood star and The Terminator actor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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James and Arnie worked on the documentary – on Netflix – ahead of its debut on the streaming service five years ago.

Spencer's connections also extend to Avatar filmmaker James Cameron and Oscar-winning director Louie Psihoyos.

Netflix star James also competed for the UFC, King of the Cage, and was the winner of Spike TV's The Ultimate Fighter: United States vs. United Kingdom.

In May 2012, he announced his retirement from active MMA competitions after suffering extensive injuries.

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Meanwhile, his cousin Spencer entered the villa last night with high hopes of finding a girlfriend.

The E-Commerce Business Owner, who admitted he "sold vibrators online", said he was trying the show as it was the "only time in his life" he had been single.

Spencer told ITV: “It’s a great experience and I’ll be out of my comfort zone, maybe I’ll find someone that I could be with forever.

“This is the only time I’ve been single, so it’s now or never really.”

He went on to reveal that he can fall for someone quickly if they tick all the right boxes.

“I get head over heels pretty quick if I find someone I think, ‘Wow, you’re ticking my boxes,’” he explained. “I can definitely fall pretty quick”.

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