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Love Island’s Maura Higgins lands her first ever presenting gig on This Morning

Love Island’s Maura Higgins lands her first ever presenting gig on This Morning… as she cheekily quips she has the ‘FLUTTERS’ about the job

Love Island’s Maura Higgins secured her first ever presenting job on This Morning as she cheekily quipped she’s got the ‘flutters’ about the position.

The grid girl, who made the final with her beau Curtis Pritchard, had the backing of the nation on Love Island thanks to her no-nonsense attitude and fiery nature.

Now Maura, 28, will star on This Morning for a special segment called ‘Maura Than Meets The Eye’ where she will dish out her straight-talking advice.

'I'm getting flutters': Love Island's Maura Higgins landed her first ever presenting job on This Morning as she cheekily quipped she has the 'FLUTTERS' about the job

‘I’m getting flutters’: Love Island’s Maura Higgins landed her first ever presenting job on This Morning as she cheekily quipped she has the ‘FLUTTERS’ about the job

She gushed to The Mirror: ‘I’m getting flutters about joining This Morning. I can’t believe it. It’s beyond my wildest dreams.

‘I’ve grown up watching Phillip, Holly, Eamonn, Ruth and the team. Mad to think I’m now part of that iconic family. Can’t wait to crack on.’ 

Maura will first make an appearance on Monday’s This Morning to discuss her new venture alongside Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes. 

This Morning editor Martin Frizell claimed it was the Irish bombshell’s ‘straight-talking opinionated views’ on the show that made her the perfect choice for the job.

Starring role: The grid girl, who made the final with her beau Curtis Pritchard, had the backing of the nation on Love Island thanks to her no-nonsense attitude and fiery nature

Starring role: The grid girl, who made the final with her beau Curtis Pritchard, had the backing of the nation on Love Island thanks to her no-nonsense attitude and fiery nature

Smitten: Although he was yet to publicly congratulate his girlfriend on the role, Curtis Pritchard revealed he was pining for each other in social media posts on Friday.

Smitten: Although he was yet to publicly congratulate his girlfriend on the role, Curtis Pritchard revealed he was pining for each other in social media posts on Friday.

He told the newspaper: ‘Maura was the stand out star of this year’s villa antics with her straight-talking opinionated views and we’re delighted she now joins a long list of successful reality stars presenting on This Morning.’

Maura will follow in the footsteps of Rylan, Vicky Pattison, Ferne McCann and Toff, who all landed their first TV presenting gigs on This Morning. 

Although he was yet to publicly congratulate his girlfriend on the role, Curtis Pritchard revealed he was pining for each other in social media posts on Friday.

The professional dancer admitted he was ‘missing’ her when he shared a cute kissing throwback snap with the words: ‘missing you’. 

Not long now: She echoed Curtis' sweet sentiments as she posted a picture of her beau on her Instagram story

Not long now: She echoed Curtis’ sweet sentiments as she posted a picture of her beau on her Instagram story

The Dancing With The Stars personality has been in London visiting his Strictly Come Dancing star brother AJ Pritchard without Maura by his side.

She echoed Curtis’ sweet sentiments as she posted a picture of her beau on her Instagram story. She wrote: ‘Not long now til your back by my side (sic).’

Maura and Curtis came in fourth place at the Love Island final while winners Amber Gill and Greg O’Shea scooped the £50,000 prize fund.

Watch Maura exclusively on This Morning, Monday from 10.30am on ITV.  

Reality show: Maura and Curtis came in fourth place at the Love Island final while winners Amber Gill and Greg O'Shea scooped the £50,000 prize fund

Reality show: Maura and Curtis came in fourth place at the Love Island final while winners Amber Gill and Greg O’Shea scooped the £50,000 prize fund

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