'My values are a lot more old school' - Irish contestant Eoghan Murphy causes a stir on Love Island Australia
The new series of Love Island Australia has kicked off Down Under and an Irishman is causing a stir with fellow islanders and viewers.
Eoghan Murphy (not the Minister for Housing, but a 24-year-old estate agent from Laois) was one of the first bombshells to arrive in the Fijian villa.
Just two days in he has already kissed two fellow contestants - Vanessa Sierra and Cartier Surjan - and stripped down to his undies for a dare.
"If I like someone, I'm going for it 100%. I'm not here to make friends. I have enough friends, I want a girl," he said before entering the villa.
"My values are a lot more old school than what's floating around today," he added.
"I treat women the right way. I was raised by a single mum. I was in a relationship from when I was 14 up until last year. A lot of girls do look at me and think I'm a player but I'm truthful, I'm honest, and I'm loyal."
Speaking to news.com.au he also revealed that he had only achieved his impressive physique in the past year after a soccer injury forced him to choose between the sport and the gym.
“My body changed quite a bit after I started going to the gym, so it wasn’t really ideal for soccer," he said.
"In the end I had to choose whether to prioritise going to the gym or getting my body in shape for soccer. In the end I went with the gym, because well, I want to look good … and here I am."
“If I hadn’t have done that I probably wouldn’t be here,” he added.
He also revealed that he applied for the show while hungover after a stag trip to Vegas.
The second episode of the show - narrated by fellow Irishman Eoghan McDermott - has seen Eoghan, who moved to Australia in 2006, couple up with blonde Jessie.
As well as causing a stir with his fellow islanders, Eoghan has proven a hit with viewers of the Nine show.
Now Eoghan just looks like a manly man. His eyes 😍 Oh my god, where do I find one? 😂 And he mentions watching Disney movies - stop! #LoveIslandAU— Ali 🎃 (@mcali187) October 7, 2019