Too Hot to Handle's Harry has already won $100,000 on a different dating show

21 April 2020, 12:13

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Sophie Thompson

By Sophie Thompson

Too Hot To Handle is Netflix's newest dating show, which sees 14 singles get to know each other while holidaying in Mexico as they try to meet their dream partner while competing for a prize of $100,000. But there's one catch - no intimacy allowed.

Now we've binge-watched the entire first season of Netflix's new dating show Too Hot to Handle in one sitting, we're using our newfound free time to sleuth on the entire cast, and there's someone in particular that's caught our eye: Harry Jowsey.

Because as it turns out, the self-described arrogant Australian has already won another dating show and bagged a $100,000 prize...with his ex girlfriend.

The 23-year-old was arguably the shows largest personality (and the pioneer of "naughty little possums"), but just one year before Too Hot to Handle was filmed, he appeared on New Zealand's answer to Love Island, Heartbreak Island (original), in 2018 with then-girlfriend Georgia Bryers.

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Harry won Heartbreak Island in 2018 with then-girlfriend Georgia Bryers.
Harry won Heartbreak Island in 2018 with then-girlfriend Georgia Bryers. Picture: TVNZ/Netflix

Although they broke up pretty much as soon as the show was over, or, the day the finale aired to be exact, Harry split the prize money with Georgia, which they won by competing in challenges against other couples and winning over the public, all while living on an island in Fiji.

That probably explains why he didn't care too much about the money this time around, and instead, broke the rules and risking the prize a number of times to get to know new girl Francesca Farago a little better, including a $3,000 penalty for kissing her on the first day.

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While on Heartbreak Island, Harry got himself a reputation with the nickname 'Heartbreak Harry' who didn't have the best track record with girls, but won over viewers with his cheeky sense of humour and trying to change his luck. Unfortunately, that didn't work out in the end (although he became $100,00 richer), and he claimed that the reason for the split was because “Georgia didn't appreciate girls commenting on my Instagram pics. We drifted apart.” Sure, Jan.

He's currently keeping hushed about the outcome of his relationship with his Netflix bae and ex-girlfriend of artist Diplo, Francesca, but there's been a lot of hints to suggest they're still an item, and have been seen on Instagram in the same place at the same time. Interesting.

While we wait for them to drop the cutest couple pic of 2020 or announce that they've gone their separate ways, we can almost guarantee that we'll see Harry pop up on Love Island Australia next year. We're calling it now.

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