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Zara McDermott ‘lands her first major presenting role’ following her revenge porn documentary

Love Island’s Zara McDermott explores a new avenue as she ‘lands her first major presenting role’ following her revenge porn documentary

She first graced our television screens three years ago on Love Island.

And Zara McDermott, 24, is allegedly swapping starring in reality TV shows for hosting them, according to The Sun. 

Zara was recently behind a BBC documentary about revenge porn and her career appears to be going from strength-to-strength, as she is set to host the new reality TV series Love In The Flesh.

Blossoming career: Love Island’s Zara McDermott is allegedly exploring a new avenue as she ‘lands her first major presenting role’ following her revenge porn documentary, according to The Sun

The new BBC 3 show, which will follow couples who met during the pandemic via a dating app, is expected to begin filming later on in the summer. 

It will see pairs who have only ever spoken online or on the phone thrown into a real-life date.

Adopting a Love Island aura, it will be filmed abroad, with travel restrictions meaning no official filming dates have been confirmed. 

MailOnline has contacted a representative for Zara for comment.  

Successful: Zara was recently behind a BBC documentary about revenge porn and her career appears to be going from strength-to-strength, as she is set to host the new reality TV series Love In The Flesh

Successful: Zara was recently behind a BBC documentary about revenge porn and her career appears to be going from strength-to-strength, as she is set to host the new reality TV series Love In The Flesh

A source told The Sun: ‘Zara is quickly becoming a real BBC darling, and following the success of her documentary earlier this year, she was approached for Love In The Flesh.

‘It will be Zara’s first time presenting a big show, but bosses think she is more than ready for it. And because of her Love Island past, Zara knows all too well what it can be like finding love on screen.’

They also added that the reality star was ‘thrilled’ when the opportunity was offered to her.  

First found fame: The 24-year-old first graced our television screens three years ago on Love Island

First found fame: The 24-year-old first graced our television screens three years ago on Love Island

Upcoming project: Love In The Flesh will follow couples who met during the pandemic via a dating app and is expected to begin filming later on in the summer

Upcoming project: Love In The Flesh will follow couples who met during the pandemic via a dating app and is expected to begin filming later on in the summer

'A real BBC darling': A source told The Sun that bosses of the show believe that the reality star is 'more than ready' for her first big presenting role

‘A real BBC darling’: A source told The Sun that bosses of the show believe that the reality star is ‘more than ready’ for her first big presenting role 

Zara’s ventures were also set to expand earlier on this year when it was announced that she would play a role in a new investigative documentary series called Sexism In Schools.

The Essex-born stunner will chat to young women about their experiences and will specifically focus on those pushing for change. 

She is accustomed to talking about challenging topics, as being a victim herself of revenge porn allowed her to explore the issue further in her successful documentary.

Speaking out: The Essex-born stunner is accustomed to talking about challenging topics, as being a victim herself of revenge porn allowed her to explore the issue further in her successful documentary

Speaking out: The Essex-born stunner is accustomed to talking about challenging topics, as being a victim herself of revenge porn allowed her to explore the issue further in her successful documentary

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