Who is Zara Holland’s boyfriend Elliott Love? Everything to know as Love Island star is ‘charged with breaching Barbados Covid-19 laws’

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Zara Holland hit headlines over the weekend after finding herself in a spot of bother over in Barbados where she paid a visit with her boyfriend Elliot Love.

The pair were reportedly arrested by police after allegedly breaching the island’s COVID laws and could now be facing an £18,000 fine or up to a year in jail, The Sun has reported.

But who is Zara’s boyfriend?

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The couple met shortly after Zara, 25, left the Love Island villa in 2016, and has since said that Elliott, 30, is definitely "the one".

She gushed: "We're very happy together and have such a great time. He is absolutely amazing and he's definitely the one."

Zara has said that Elliott was the first man she met after leaving the villa who didn’t recognise her from the show.

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She said: “When I did just come out the villa and I was on nights out or at public appearances guys would be like ‘Can I buy Zara from Love Island a drink?’ But he just likes me for me which was so refreshing.”

Zara lost her title as Miss Great Britain after having sex with fellow contestant Alex Bowen less than 24 hours after arriving in the villa.

She has since called the incident the "worst mistake" after saying saying at the time that "all women have needs" in defence of the move.

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However, she’s now happier than ever with Elliott who she says "isn’t in the industry and doesn’t want to be".

The reality star said how they "clicked right away" and started to spend every weekend together ever since before moving in together last year.

Four years later, Zara says that Elliott "loves her for her" and the pair were looking forward to spending their first Christmas together.

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They had decorated their tree with matching personalised baubles, before they jetted off for their intended break in Barbados.

Zara will appear in Bajan court on Wednesday.

According to The Sun, Elliott tested positive for coronavirus and the pair were given red wristbands to wear, but cut them off and attempted to flee to the airport.

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According to The Sun, Elliot tested positive for coronavirus and the pair were given red wristbands to wear, but cut them off and attempted to flee to the airport.

The pair were then said to have been held at a Covid-19 ward at the St Lucy Hospital in northern Barbados after a staff member at their £300-a-night Sugar Bay resort found their wristbands and called the police.

It has since been claimed Barbados has seen a surge of 200 news cases of the deadly virus in the past two days, with 33 linked to the airport from which the couple are said to have tried to flee.

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