Rest in peace, Mike Thalassitis.
The former contestant on the British dating show died on Friday, according to multiple reports. He was 26. ET has reached out to Thalassitis’ rep for comment.
A spokesman for ITV, which produces Love Island, confirmed the news to the in a statement on Saturday. “Everyone at ITV2 and Love Island are shocked and saddened by this terrible news,” the statement read.
Thalassitis’ cause of death has yet to been revealed. Before appearing on Love Island, the semi-professional soccer player starred on another British reality show, Celebs Go Dating. British television personalities took to social media to mourn Thalassitis’ death on Saturday.
‘Love Island’ star Mike Thalassitis