Love Island: Over 150,000 people apply to be on next series of ITV's hit ...

Love Island's 2017 series was the most sizzling television show to hit the small screen over the summer last year. 

And it seems that people are desperate to get onto the show themselves, as show insiders revealed to The Daily Star that over 150,000 fans have already applied to be on the next season.

The producers received the record-breaking amount of applications in under four months, but host Caroline Flack, 38, is not phased by it as she said to the newspaper: 'I mean, why would you not apply?'

Record-breaking response: Over 150,000 people have applied to be on the next series of sexy reality television show Love Island after its 2017 series became hugely popular

Record-breaking response: Over 150,000 people have applied to be on the next series of sexy reality television show Love Island after its 2017 series became hugely popular

She then continued to list of the many reasons why people would want to be on the show, and said: 'Firstly, everyone wants to be in love. 

'Secondly, you get to be on holiday for nine weeks. Third, you get to get a good tan. And fourth, you get to have fun!'

The sexy 2017 series was steamiest show on over the summer last year which drew in an impressive growing audience.  

Kem Cetinay and Amber Davies, who have since split up, were crowned the king and queen of the villa after winning over the hearts of the nation. 

Last year's winners: Kem Cetinay and Amber Davies (pictured), who have since split up, were crowned the king and queen of the villa after winning over the hearts of the nation

Last year's winners: Kem Cetinay and Amber Davies (pictured), who have since split up, were crowned the king and queen of the villa after winning over the hearts of the nation

Leading lady: Host Caroline Flack (pictured), 38, was not phased by the huge response as she said to The Daily Star: 'I mean, why would you not apply?'

Leading lady: Host Caroline Flack (pictured), 38, was not phased by the huge response as she said to The Daily Star: 'I mean, why would you not apply?'

Hit show: Caroline named a number of reasons to be on the show like 'you get to be on holiday for nine weeks' (Pictured: Amber Davies, Olivia Attwood, Montana Brown, Camilla Thurlow and Gabrielle Allen)

Hit show: Caroline named a number of reasons to be on the show like 'you get to be on holiday for nine weeks' (Pictured: Amber Davies, Olivia Attwood, Montana Brown, Camilla Thurlow and Gabrielle Allen)

Explaining the rise in interest in the show, Caroline continued and said: 'I think Love Island is popular because people can relate to it. 

'I don't know how it will do this year… you never know. But I'm hoping we can make it as good. The people will be different so we'll get different stories.'

'People

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