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Love Island star Arabella Chi’s mum Eunice revealed as a 1970s GAME SHOW hostess

Love Island star Arabella Chi’s mum Eunice revealed as a 1970s GAME SHOW hostess… after the model’s explosive entrance

  • Eunice Stanforth worked as a model herself before appearing as a hostess on the game show Sale Of The Century, which ran from 1971 to 1997
  • She now runs Fashion Live Events for clients including The Clothes Show and Debenhams 
  • Arabella, 28, made an explosive arrival in the villa on Thursday night, after following in her mother’s modelling footsteps 

Love Island star Arabella Chi’s secret history in showbusiness has been revealed, after her explosive arrival in the villa on Thursday.

The model’s mother Eunice Stanforth worked as a hostess on the game show Sale Of The Century, which was famously hosted by Nichola Parsons during the 1970s and 80s.

Eunice also worked as a model for many years before going onto run Fashion Live Events, for clients including The Clothes Show and Cosmopolitan.

Unbelievable: Love Island star Arabella Chi's secret history in showbusiness has been revealed, after her explosive arrival in the villa on Thursday

Unbelievable: Love Island star Arabella Chi’s secret history in showbusiness has been revealed, after her explosive arrival in the villa on Thursday

Look at that! The star's mother Eunice (seen here centre front) worked as a hostess on the 1970s game show Sale Of The Century, which was famously hosted by Nicholas Parsons

Look at that! The star’s mother Eunice (seen here centre front) worked as a hostess on the 1970s game show Sale Of The Century, which was famously hosted by Nicholas Parsons

Arabella is the great great granddaughter of an Olympian cyclist who took part in the 1908 Olympics in the UKs oldest velodrome – Herne Hill Velodrome.

Arabella is the daughter of former model and Leamington carnival queen Eunice Stanforth who now runs the incredibly successful Fashion Live Events for clients including The Clothes Show, Cosmopolitan, Debenhams and other big names.

Despite her mum’s similar career path she has always told friends how proud she is of her beloved father and referred to her self on social media as a ‘daddy’s girl’.

Famous roots: Arabella's father Paul was the co proprietor of Saracen cycles, the great British bike company who used to sell to Argos

Famous roots: Arabella’s father Paul was the co proprietor of Saracen cycles, the great British bike company who used to sell to Argos

Her father Paul was the co proprietor of Saracen cycles, the great British bike company who used to sell to Argos.

He is an industry legend who later started up EBCO electronic bike company and her older brother Simon who is on his mid forties now owns Stanforth Bikes in Hove, East Sussex.

He travels the world for 2-4 week tours including Sweden, Denmark, France, Spain, New Zealand, Vietnam.

Arabella, a former Arnold Lodge, Emscote Lawn and Warwick Prep School pupil is well educated and appears ready to add a touch of class to the villa.

She finished an art and design foundation course at Leicester De Montfort University before deferring entry onto a fashion, marketing and branding degree course at Nottingham Trent University.

The lure of the catwalk beckoned and she has since modelled for big name brands including Calvin Klein, Triumph and Jack Wills.

Daily Mail UK

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