HE made Love Island historical past as the primary star to return as a bombshell to enter the villa for a second time.
However hunky dangerous boy Adam Collard, 27, remains to be a single – 5 years on from his first stint on the hit present.
In an unique interview with The Solar, Adam says he is but to satisfy his soulmate – however has “no regrets” about his Love Island exes Paige Thorne and Zara McDermott.
“I do not remorse something,” says Adam, who says he is taking a break from courting after his break-up with Paige.
“I’ve had relationships and a few have labored out higher than others. I’ve had dangerous breakups and also you be taught from it. I will nonetheless have them once more.”
He mysteriously added: “Not all the pieces you may have seen is what it appears.”
The 27-year-old made it to the ultimate week of sequence eight with co-star Paige after getting into as a bombshell 4 years on from being on the present.
He turned the Welsh paramedic’s head whereas she was coupled up with Jacques O’Neill who later walked out of the villa.
Adam made her his girlfriend quickly after leaving the present – however cut up months later.
Paige, 25, blamed a string of movies on-line exhibiting Adam chatting together with his arms round women at nightclubs.
It was his second relationship to interrupt down after the present, following his cut up from ex Zara after eight months.
Opening up on his break-up with Paige intimately for the primary time, Adam stated: “It may have labored, however a seven-hour distance between Newcastle and Swansea undoubtedly places plenty of strain on you.
“Should you’d requested me after I got here off Love Island if I used to be able to cool down with Paige, then I might have stated sure, however I realized we’re simply totally different folks.
“You do not actually notice within the villa which you can have somebody who is ideal for you in that state of affairs, however then once you come out you possibly can simply reside totally different lives.
“That was one of many issues that we discovered. Distance was considered one of them, but in addition personalities too.
“I am very work-driven. I am not saying she is not in any respect. We simply reside fully separate lives.
“She’s a paramedic and I need her to do actually rather well with that. She is going to do superb with that as a result of that is what she loves, however I simply love various things.”
Quizzed on how he feels about how he is been portrayed on TV, Adam added: “I do not thoughts my dangerous boy popularity. I am nonetheless getting tweeted about after the stuff I did after I was 21 or 22.
It sounds bizarre however I at all times stated to myself one factor: Should you put me in a room with somebody for an hour, even when they’ve that opinion on me, I do assume I can change it.
“I really like my household, my canine and residential. I am only a regular child who was thrown into this place the place I needed to make necessary selections that affected different folks.
“At 21, I’ll mess-up. There is a purpose why folks thought I used to be higher behaved in sequence eight – I wasn’t, I used to be older and extra mature, it is as simple as that.”
For now, Adam is joyful concentrating on his gymnasium companies and can be in coaching to do a triathlon after signing up for Ironman to boost cash for Marie Curie UK.
“I might love to satisfy the lady of my desires, however proper now I am not on the lookout for them,” he provides.
“The Paige factor was such a giant factor in my life and in her life that I in all probability want a bit little bit of day trip.
“I’m actually a hopeless romantic at coronary heart. I do truly assume there’s an individual for everybody who makes them not search for anybody else and be fully head over heels.
“I nonetheless do imagine in soulmates. Possibly I’ve watched too many movies.”