Love Island Australia: John James Of Big Brother Fame Shocks UK Fans With Arrival

18 June 2020, 11:09 | Updated: 25 June 2020, 11:10

John James of Big Brother fame was on Love Island Australia in 2018
John James of Big Brother fame was on Love Island Australia in 2018. Picture: PA

Love Island Australia fans were shocked by the addition of John James in the villa, instantly recognising him from Big Brother UK. We take a look back at his time in the BB house.

For Love Island Australia fans only just catching up on season one as it airs in the UK on ITV2, viewers were shocked to see Big Brother star John James Parton, 34, enter the villa.

UK reality TV lovers instantly recognised John James from his days in the Big Brother house way back in 2010, where he had a brief romance with Josie Gibson.

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For those who didn’t watch Love Island Australia when it first aired in 2018, here’s what you need to know about John James and what he was like on Big Brother.

When was John James on Big Brother?

John James was on Big Brother in 2010
John James was on Big Brother in 2010. Picture: PA

DJ-turned reality star John James appeared on Big Brother’s eleventh series in 2010.

During his time in the house he grew close to fellow contestant Josie Gibson and they had a relationship outside of the show until 2011.

After their split, John James moved back to Australia.

Where is Love Island Australia star John James now?

John James left Love Island after not connecting with any of the girls
John James left Love Island after not connecting with any of the girls. Picture: ITV2

John James has continued to work as a DJ and music producer, and also seems to do a lot of modelling, if his Instagram is anything to go by.

He is still in touch with some of the lads from Love Island, including Grant Crapp.

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