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Love Island star looks very different after getting £1k of filler in her face dissolved

Former Love Island contestant AJ Bunker is embracing a more natural look.

The reality TV star, 28, appears to have ditched the tweakments and dissolved all the filler in her face.

AJ - who appeared on the 2021 series of the ITV2 show - looked fresh faced and youthful as she attended the Bat Out of Hell premiere on Tuesday night.

In the past, the reality TV star has admitted to spending £1,000 a month on filler, in a bid to look younger.

But as she posed for the cameras at the New Wimbledon Theatre, AJ looked like she had followed in the footsteps of many other celebrities and quit filler injections.

Looking stunning in leather-look trousers and a racy sheer bustier, the hair extension technician from Hertfordshire turned heads as she enjoyed a night watching the musical based on Meat Loaf's greatest hits.

AJ Bunker looked sensational ahead of her big night out on Tuesday (Piers Allardyce/REX/Shutterstock)
The former Love Island star rocked a more natural look for her night at the theatre (Piers Allardyce/REX/Shutterstock)

Last year, AJ opened up about the cruel trolling she received after her stint on Love Island.

The star - whose nickname is short for Andrea-Jane - arrived on the show as a bombshell but some insensitive viewers quickly dubbed her a 'granny' due to the fact she was slightly older than the average age in the villa.

AJ would later reveal that she spent £1,000 getting filler pumped into her face four times in a month ahead of her stint on the dating show.

Speaking to The Sun in November 2021, the reality TV star confessed to worrying about her appearance before splashing out £250 a go for 0.5ml cheek and 1ml lip injections.

The reality TV star has been critical about how she looked during her time on Love Island (ITV/REX/Shutterstock)

The 28-year-old feared she would look on television when she got the last-minute call to pack her bags for a stay in the villa.

She explained: "I was hoping it would make me look younger, because I had this line under my eye which I thought looked like a big wrinkle or an eye bag; I didn't want to look tired. I spent all this money but it did the opposite."

AJ then went on to confess she felt she "looked like a hamster" when she watched her episodes back once she returned home.

AJ had £1,000 worth of filler before arriving as a bombshell in the villa (ITV)

Rather sadly, she also agreed with some of the cruel comments from Love Island viewers that dubbed her 'granny AJ'.

The star's time on the show back in the summer of 2021 was short and sweet - coupling up with teacher Hugo Hammond, 24, at one point but failing to find love during her short stay.

AJ believes that she would have had a better chance of forging a successful relationship on the show had the boys not been so young.

AJ suggested producers should include a mix of ages in casting (ITV)

Speaking to Daily Star last year, AJ said: 'For me I was getting trolled at for being a granny age, that's the one thing I didn't get when I went in- obviously being 28 and the boys being 21 and 22. Only Teddy was over the age of 26 so they were all so young.

"Also in my head I think, is a 21-year-old looking for something long term? Because when I was 21, I didn't even, you know.

"So yeah, I think they definitely need to revise that because especially when you know you're putting older women in there, women who are of a certain age."

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