If you’re still mourning the end of Love Island (which, let’s be honest, we totally are), fear not – Hurricane Maura is going to be back on our screens before you know it.
Maura Higgins has been given a presenting role on This Morning, where she will host a phone-in segment giving viewers advice.
Here’s hoping her boyfriend, Curtis Pritchard won’t be helping out there…
When she’s not being the resident agony aunt, she will front a segment called Maura Than Meets The Eye, in which she will take on a series of challenges around the country.
She confirmed the role to the Mirror, revealing: ‘I’m getting flutters about joining This Morning. I can’t believe it. It’s beyond my wildest dreams.
‘I’ve grown up watching Phillip, Holly, Eamonn, Ruth and the team. Mad to think I’m now part of that iconic family. Can’t wait to crack on.’
This Morning editor Martin Frizell added: ‘Maura was the stand out star of this year’s villa antics with her straight-talking opinionated views.’
It’s safe to say she saved this year’s series, which was looking pretty beige until she (and her fanny flutters) landed in the villa as one of the new bombshells.
The grid girl ended up coming in fourth place with Curtis Pritchard, with Amber Gill and Greg O’Shea winning the £50,000 prize money.
Tommy Fury and Molly-Mae Hague came second and Ovie Soko and India Reynolds took third place in the final, watched by a record 3.6 million viewers.
Maura fast became one of the most popular personalities on the show, thanks to her no-nonsense approach and the complete lack of filter.
She had originally set her sights on Tommy, but decided her perfect man was actually professional ballroom dancer Curtis instead, which led to him breaking up with his ‘half-girlfriend’ Amy Hart, who he had been coupled up with since the start of the series.
We can’t wait to see Maura on This Morning – we literally couldn’t think of anyone better placed to dish out advice than her, tbh.
This Morning airs on weekdays, at 10:30, on ITV.
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