Love Island star Michael Griffiths strikes up an unlikely friendship with co-star Belle Hassan’s brother Taşer… as they put on a giddy display while driving together and listening to music
He became the villa villain due to his treatment of winner Amber Gill.
Yet that has not stopped Love Island hunk Michael Griffiths making friends on the outside as he revealed an unlikely friendship on Friday, when he filmed himself being driven around by his co-star Belle Hassan’s brother Taşer.
The Liverpudlian firefighter, 27, put on a giddy display as he blared out rap music alongside Belle’s brother, who has further reality world connections as he shares a son with Ex On The Beach alum Hariette Harper.
Here come the boys! Love Island hunk Michael Griffiths has bvmaking friends on the outside as he revealed an unlikely friendship on Friday, when he filmed himself being driven around by his co-star Belle Hassan’s brother Taşer
Despite initially winning hearts of viewers, Michael soon saw his popularity plummet when he ditched Amber in favour of Joanna Chimonides during Casa Amor.
Since leaving the villa he has been making a host of appearances and has been keeping his fans up to date via his social media channels.
His latest post however may leave fans scratching their heads as he seems to have forged a friendship with Belle’s brother on the outside world.
Taser, who is the son of Football Factory star Tamer Hassan alongside Belle, welcomed his son Hudson Harley to the world in August however his relationship with Harriette seems to have come to an end.
Over and out: The Liverpudlian firefighter, 27, put on a giddy display as he blared out rap music alongside Belle’s brother
The EOTB star has deleted all traces of Taşer from her social media accounts bar their announcement that they were taking Hudson home.
The reveal of their friendship comes after Michael asserted he could have won the show and admitted he and Joanna still have feelings for each other.
He insisted he was ‘really happy’ for his former flame Amber, 21, as she lifted the Love Island 2019 trophy with her new love Greg O’Shea, 24.
While modelling tiny swimwear on Friday’s edition of This Morning, he told presenters Rochelle Humes and Ben Shephard: ‘I’m actually really happy for her. It [The winner] could have been me.’
Happy days: Belle shares snaps with her brother on Instagram
But Michael quickly clarified: ‘We weren’t right together. It wouldn’t have been right. No I haven’t thought I stuffed it right up [referring to his former relationship with Amber]. I’d rather stay with it.’
Despite begging for Amber back in his final days in the villa, the muscle-bound hunk has claimed both he and Joanna, 22, still have feelings for each other.
The tattooed star revealed he speaks to Joanna every day after they shared a steamy smooch at Kisstory festival over the weekend.
However, Michael admitted he remains unsure what the future holds for him and Joanna as a couple.
‘We speak pretty much every day,’ he said. ‘We haven’t really had the chance to see what we’re doing. We aren’t together. She’s still got feelings for me, I’ve got feelings [for her]. We don’t know what the future holds.’
Nearest and dearest: Michael seems to have forged a close bond with Taşer