Pete Wicks reveals he has been supporting Megan McKenna in the wake of Mike Thalassitis' death

Mail Online | 3/24/2019 | Sean O\
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Pete Wicks has told how he has been supporting former girlfriend Megan McKenna in the wake of the tragic death of Mike Thalassitis.

The Celebs Go Dating star, 30, who was previously in a relationship with Megan, 26, said Mike's passing has been a 'shock' for all his family and friends.

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While Pete admits he and Megan were 'toxic' as boyfriend and girlfriend, he pointed out they are still close and he will always be there for her if she needs him.

He told The Mirror: 'She's a lovely person. I might not be the best boyfriend but I’m a good friend. Whatever she needs, I’m there.'

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Pete and Megan dating from 2016 to 2017 while Megan later dated Mike, 26, for seven months last year.

Mike's body was found in a parkland in Edmonton, London on March 15 while nine months ago, fellow Love Island star Sophie Gradon, 32, also died of an apparent suicide.

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Pete believes it is the duty of TV bosses to offer appropriate aftercare for people participating in reality shows.

He said: 'Irrespective of whether you’re on telly or not every workplace has got a duty to ensure that people are in a good place - well-being should be a priority.'

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The TV star added anyone considering taking part in a reality show should assess the risks of doing so beforehand.

He said: 'What we do is a job, people forget that. I think people need to assess whether they can deal with the pressures that come with it.'

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Love Island producers recently released a statement saying they are overhauling their aftercare policy.

They said they will ensure contestants are offered support before, during and after their time on the series.

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Outlining the process, they said: 'When the time comes for each Islander to leave the...
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