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6 July 2021, 17:35
Season 2 of Netflix’s dating show Too Hot To Handle has finally dropped and everyone is wondering who voices the Alexa-style device and what the meaning is behind Lana's name.
The singletons including Cam, Melinda, Carly and Peter have headed into the villa to look for love, but the huge twist is that they can’t have any sexual interaction.
The show’s digital ‘host’ Lana (who is basically Alexa) recites the rules to the contestants in the first episode, telling them: "There are conditions to your stay here. No kissing or sex of any kind. This retreat is to help you gain deeper emotional connections.”
But who voices Lana? And what's the reason behind her name? Here’s what we know…
Lana is the virtual assistant that keeps all the peace on the dating show by enlisting the rules.
However, it turns out the Alexa-style device is exclusive to the Netflix show, meaning she was made just for entertainment purposes.
Lana is basically just a speaker and her voice was created by a team of experts.
Her script is programmed by the producers, who watch the contestants’ every move and recite back the instructions through the digital device.
Lana cannot be purchased anywhere as she isn’t a real talking device, just a speaker that’s for the show!
As far as the contestants knew, Lana's name was chosen at random, just like anybody's name!
However, Netflix revealed that her name actually has a very NSFW reason behind the decision, which is quite fitting with the theme of the show.
They tweeted: "If you found yourself watching Too Hot To Handle and wondering where we got the name Lana from ... reverse it."
Fans were left very wide-eyed after reading their reason and we don't blame them!