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Drop Ted Gorgeous Love Island's Kaila Troy hopes Teddy will win - but won't be supporting 'mouthy' Faye

'Milliam' may be backed by the bookies, but for Kaila Troy (28), there can only be one winner.

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Dubliner Kaila Troy didn’t get the screen time she hoped for.

Dubliner Kaila Troy didn’t get the screen time she hoped for.

Dubliner Kaila Troy didn’t get the screen time she hoped for.

As temperatures soar ahead of what promises to be a sizzling Love Island finale, dumped islander Kaila Troy reveals why she is clutching on to a Teddy victory and why she won't be cheering for 'mouthy' Faye.

After eight weeks of 'moving mad', tomorrow night will see one couple crowned the Love Island victors with one of them given the option to take home the £50K prize money or split it with their 'love'.

Staking their claim on the prize pot are fan favourites Faye Winter and Teddy Soares; Kaz Kamwi and Tyler Cruickshank; Toby Aromolaran and Chloe Burrows and Millie Court and Liam Reardon.

'Milliam' may be backed by the bookies, but for Kaila Troy (28), there can only be one winner.

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Teddy Soares

Teddy Soares

Teddy Soares

Speaking exclusively to the Sunday World from her Chicago base, the blonde bombshell who was dropped into Casa Amor to seduce the boys away from their original partners is now backing Teddy, and Teddy alone, to take the prize.

The international DJ and OnlyFans star, who hails from Malahide, Dublin, was one of six Casa Amor bombshells to enter the reality TV show but failed to find love in the challenge. Despite never making it back to the main villa to continue her Love Island journey Kaila had a clear connection with the dishy Mancunian.

"When I first went in I liked Tyler and bombed it over to talk to him. The next day I realised I wasn't into Tyler I was into Teddy.

"We stuck by each other a lot; having a lot of conversations about life, family, upbringing and we were working out together, too.

"Me and Teddy could have probably went that way and coupled up, but he was scared of what that outcome would mean.

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Faye Winters and Teddy Soares.

Faye Winters and Teddy Soares.

Faye Winters and Teddy Soares.

"The guys were very scared in Casa Amor, they were scared about what the public were going to think of them and they were very aware of cameras.

"I was thinking Teddy might win but then I was like 'ah he is coupled up with Faye so nah'. She has got a mouth on her for sure, sometimes she speaks when she shouldn't. He is a really genuine, nice guy."

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ON KAZ & TYLER: 'When I first went in I liked Tyler and bombed it over to him – but I realised I
wasn’t into Tyler I was into Teddy'

ON KAZ & TYLER: 'When I first went in I liked Tyler and bombed it over to him – but I realised I wasn’t into Tyler I was into Teddy'

ON KAZ & TYLER: 'When I first went in I liked Tyler and bombed it over to him – but I realised I wasn’t into Tyler I was into Teddy'

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Silencing 'Jake the snake' critics, Kaila also backed Jake and Liberty despite their untimely split and exit from the ITV show.

"Jake and Liberty were very strong throughout the whole season. When we were in Casa Amor you barely saw Jake, he was in his own world and not paying attention to the girls at all. People were saying he was egging the guys on but I don't think he was doing anything wrong.

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ON JAKE & LIBERTY: When we were in Casa
Amor you barely saw Jake, he was in his own
world and not paying attention to the girls at all'

ON JAKE & LIBERTY: When we were in Casa Amor you barely saw Jake, he was in his own world and not paying attention to the girls at all'

ON JAKE & LIBERTY: When we were in Casa Amor you barely saw Jake, he was in his own world and not paying attention to the girls at all'

"I said it to Teddy too, 'You're not in a relationship, if this was the real world you would be talking to other females so what is the difference? Yes, this is a show so are you afraid of what people might think?'

"If the guys were making false promises to the girls back in the villa, then that behaviour would be a problem."

Kaila also said she has a soft spot for footballer, Toby, whose bed-hopping caused lots of drama.

"He is so funny but really he is like a little kid, you just want to give him a hug, he is so cute."

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ON TOBY & CHLOE: 'He is so funny but really he is like a little kid - you just want to give him a hug, he really is so cute'

ON TOBY & CHLOE: 'He is so funny but really he is like a little kid - you just want to give him a hug, he really is so cute'

ON TOBY & CHLOE: 'He is so funny but really he is like a little kid - you just want to give him a hug, he really is so cute'

Despite her sassy entrance into Casa Amor, instead of stealing hearts, the Dubliner was robbed of screen time, barely making an appearance on the juggernaut show.

Since getting the boot, the entertainer, who splits her time between Dublin and Chicago, has said she was too hot to handle for the boys.

"I do feel like on the show the guys didn't know what to do with me. I picked up on it and it was kind of an intimidating thing, they didn't know how they would fit into my world.

"I already had a career going for me. I have already achieved so much and most people going in there, not taking anything away from them, but they haven't got to where they want to be yet.

"A lot of people also go in for the money and I already have the money and a successful career, the only thing I haven't been successful at is finding love."

Beating 150,000 hopefuls to land a place on the show, the straight-talking star admitted she wasn't a die-hard fan of the series.

"When I applied that was actually the first time I watched the show. It was during the pandemic and my sister sat me down and said you will like some of the guys on the show, we have to watch this.

"While watching it I just said, 'f**k it, I am going to apply. The real world is not doing me any justice with men so let's do it.

"I had to send in a video submission and my sister said 'do a DJ set and then stop the music and then start talking.' All of the boys loved the fact that I was a DJ and they went nuts when they found out saying 'we have a DJ in the house, we can have raves.'

"It was fun going in, at that point I said 'thank god I am in' because I was waiting six weeks before I went into the show.

"I was on the original line up and then I was supposed to be brought in as a bombshell on one of the first weekends and then they changed their mind again.

"It was such a long process and they kept changing their mind where they wanted me on the show.

"They take your phone a week before you go on the show so they would take it and then give it back - my family were on edge because they didn't know how long more they had to keep it a secret."

After the show aired, Kaila couldn't hide her disappointment and frustration with her lack of airtime.

"When I got out my mam called me and said 'do you want the good news or the bad news? The whole of Ireland is giving out because you didn't get any airtime and there is a search party for you. People are putting posters up on Instagram, last seen on day one.'

"I was confused and shocked but when I watched it over I knew why people were so annoyed. They really only showed me that first day.

"There was so much stuff they didn't show, so many conversations, so much entertainment I don't know who was editing it.

"For all the time I waited around, for the patience I had, it was definitely a little disappointing knowing that I wasn't shown and me as a person was kind of misplaced."

Admitting that her family were hopeful that she would find her dream man, Kaila said she's never been more single.

"My DMs are dryer than they were before I did this show. Honestly. There is nobody cute in my DMs right now.

But what exactly is Kaila's type?

"I like tall guys with a nice face, someone who is physically fit and has good morals. I want someone that is respectful and loyal and is cultured and has travelled and is close with their family. I will keep looking," she said.

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