Davina McCall revealed that she submitted her ‘middle-aged’ Love Island concept to ITV months earlier than securing her position as presenter.
The veteran presenter, 55, confirmed the information final month, revealing the present’s location and premise.
Alongside a video expressing her enthusiasm for the undertaking, Davina wrote, “Omg.. I manifested and it got here true!! I will be internet hosting a model new grownup courting collection for ITV1!
“It is a present for single mother and father who’ve lived a life, have tales to inform about their courting previous and deserve one other probability at love and I am going that can assist you.”
Talking of the present’s potential impression, Davina stated: ‘It was so necessary to me that I wrote to ITV 18 months in the past.’
“I stated, ‘You guys ought to do a midlife courting present.’ I really like Love Island too,” she added to the Mirror.
The doting mum beforehand revealed she ‘begged’ ITV to let her host another spin-off.
Communicate towards Steven Bartlett on his podcast The Diary of a CEODavina started, “So I all the time suppose, simply begin strolling that manner, and one thing else will come alongside, however by no means sit and wait.
“I’ve by no means sat down and thought, I am going to simply keep right here and anticipate one thing to occur to me.”
The mother-of-three added: “I am not embarrassed or embarrassed to e-mail a TV firm or head of a TV firm and say, ‘Have you considered this? What about this one? Can I current that when it occurs? Can I do that?”
“I actually beg ITV to let me current midlife Love Island. I might fill a villa in Love Island with the very best backstories you’ve got ever heard in your life.”
The Romance Retreat will premiere quickly on ITV2 and ITVX.
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