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A new bombshell entered the villa in the form of real estate developer Charlie Radnedge during Wednesday night's episode.
But some show fans were left unimpressed by the new arrival, claiming a similar boys have entered the villa at the same stage in previous series just to get the boot from the show a week later.
Seeing double? Love Island fans claim bombshell Charlie Radnedge is similar to other blonde males who have entered at the same stage before getting the boot from the villa after a week
Both Charlie and George were of a similar appearance to this year's Charlie, with all three boys having blonde hair.
Series four's Charlie entered the villa on day eight but was dumped on day 13 while series five's George entered Casa Amor on day 26 before entering the villa on day 30 and was dumped from the Island on day 36.
Taking to Twitter to respond to the fan's tweet, one person wrote: 'I was thinking just that last night. I couldn't remember all their names, but I did say to my OH, "Don't they always put a blond, forgettable sort of bloke in around now, who never lasts very long in the villa?" Can't see this one being very different.'
Cookie cutter? Series four's Charlie Frederick entered on day eight but was dumped on day 13 while series five's George Rains entered Casa Amor on day 26 and was dumped on day 36
Eagle-eyed: One fan wrote: 'They’re just spawning the same fella 2 weeks into the show each year #LoveIsland,' after seeing the latest bombshell arrive
Another viewer tweeted: 'I reckon they're all in a warehouse somewhere just waiting to be unloaded,' while someone else simply wrote: 'All bland and boring.'
One other person shared: 'They defo got a checklist of what needs to happen. This one just getting ticked.'
And one other person wrote: 'Legit and they’re never memorable.'
MailOnline has contacted Love Island for comment.
In agreement: Hoards of viewers were quick to respond in agreement with the original tweet about the new arrival
In previous years, viewers have gone so far as to quip that ITV2 bosses 'clone' contestants in a factory, and the consensus in 2022 was much the same when the original show line-up was announced.
Eagle-eyed tweeters drew comparisons between the new Islanders and singletons of the past, with this year's Amber Beckford likened to season five favourite Anna Vakilli.
Meanwhile, Andrew Le Page was compared to series three star Chris Hughes while Paige Thorne and Gemma Owen were mistaken for the same girl on social media, with their resembling luscious dark locks and petite frames.
Look familiar? Some fans compared Amber Beckford to season five favourite Anna Vakilli last month
Love Island 2022: 'Copy and paste cast!' Fans of the dating show have been left baffled how producers 'find people that look exactly the same as previous years' (2022 contestant Andrew Le Page pictured left, 2017 contestant Chris Hughes pictured right)
Alike: Paramedic Paige Thorne, 24, from Swansea (left), and footballing legend Michael Owen's daughter Gemma, 19 (right), have already been mistaken for the same girl on social media
They join a a legion of petite brunettes, who appear to grace screens every season - as they follow on from 2017 winner Amber Davies, 2019's Maura Higgins and 2018 star Kendall Rae Knight.
Meanwhile Irishman Dami Hope was labelled the 'GCSE version of Ovie [Soko]' - who placed third in 2019 with India Reynolds.
The new series of the show will come to ITV2 and new channel ITVX in the New Year, with January seeing a fresh batch of Islanders heading to South Africa on a quest for love and romance.
Meanwhile, summer 2023 will see the dating show return to Mallorca for another eight week run.
Your type on paper: It comes after ITV bosses announced Love Island will air two series in 2023, with the landmark winter series returning to South Africa after three years away (pictured 2020 winter series winners Paige Turley and Finn Tapp)
The landmark debut winter series aired in January 2020 - shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic - and was won by Paige Turley and Finn Tapp.
Plans for a second winter series were shelved in 2021 amid concerns surrounding the pandemic.
Paige and Finn said in the wake of the announcement: 'Love Island enabled us to find love with someone that without the show, our paths would never have crossed.
'We both found everything that we'd asked for in a partner in each other and we now live together in Manchester (we've been here for almost two years). We've got a new amazing group of friends and literally couldn't imagine life without each other.'
Ratings juggernaut: Love Island 2022 scored its biggest launch show ratings since the 2019 series with a a whopping five million viewers tuning in to the saucy series' first episode earlier this month (pictured Gemma Owen and Luca Bish on the current series)
Wow: 2020 winter series alum Callum Jones and Molly Smith are another show success story - and are still together 2.5 years on
Paul Mortimer, Director of Reality Commissioning and Controller, ITV2, said 'Love Island has once again proved itself to be the nation's favourite talking point across the summer, and we're always blown away by the show's ongoing impact and talkability amongst our younger audience. So, rather than just serving up a Summer of Love, we thought we'd make 2023 the Year of Love with two full series of the show.'
Mike Spencer, Executive Producer at Lifted Entertainment, said 'After eight brilliant series, we are excited to be serving up two helpings of love in 2023 by kicking off in January at a stunning new villa in South Africa. We can look forward to more romances, bromances and everything in between as we embark on another epic year of love.'
Love Island 2022 scored its biggest launch show ratings since the 2019 series with a a whopping five million viewers tuning in to the saucy series' first episode earlier this month.
Smitten: Series two runners-up Olivia Buckland and Alex Bowen were the first Love Island couple to tie the knot in 2018, 2 years after meeting on the show. They recently welcomed a son, Abel
Yay: While series two winners Cara De La Hoyde and Nathan Massey wed in 2019 and are now parents to two children
Love: Fellow 2017 series alum Dom Lever and Jess Shears wed in 2018 and now share a son. They are expecting a second boy imminently
Family: 2017 runners-up Camilla Thurlow and Jamie Jewitt are now parents to two daughters and tied the knot last year
The opening saw a rise of 0.2 million viewers based on 2021's launch, with the following series going on to be streamed a staggering 32 million times.
Consolidated data has confirmed that the Love Island launch is now officially the biggest programme of the