Mike Thalassitis | Love Island star's death sparks ITV worker mental health offering

Love Island star's death sparks ITV worker mental health offering

Following the death of Love Island star Mike Thalassitis, ITV has pledged to offer future guests on the show therapy, social media training and financial advice. His death triggered calls for better aftercare for people starring on reality TV shows - BBC reports.

Thalassitis, who was affectionally nicknamed ‘Muggy Mike’ on the programme, was found dead in a North London park on Saturday, with Glamour UK stating that he committed suicide just days after his beloved nan passed away.

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Comments (1)

  • Ann McCracken
    Ann McCracken
    Wed, 20 Mar 2019 3:10pm GMT
    And about time too!!!! People on these 'reality' programmes may be naive or just pushed by their PR companies, but such exposure is psychologically dangerous. Surely this has been common sense for years.......oh! I forgot, common sense is dead......"No one knows for sure how old he was, since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red tape. He will be remembered as having cultivated such valuable lessons as knowing when to come in out of the rain, why the early bird gets the worm, life isn't always fair, and maybe it was my fault. Common Sense lived by simple, sound financial policies (don't spend more than you earn) and reliable parenting (adults, not children, are in charge)........anon