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Niall Makes First Public Appearance Since Leaving Love Island


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Love Island's Niall Aslam has made his first public appearance since revealing he has Asperger's Syndrome. 

Viewers were left devastated last month after it was announced that the 23-year-old had quit the show "for personal reasons". 

Taking to Instagram last week, Niall released a statement explaining his decision to leave the hit reality programme. 

 

Right, so here it goes...for this post I am putting my laying it on thick brush down and hoping to hit the nation with a love potion. For far too long I have suffered in silence and not acknowledged a massive fact about my life which going into the villa has led me to finally realise and accept. When I was a young child I was diagnosed with asperges syndrome, a fact that until this post has never shared outside of my close family. Growing up was extremely difficult for me and I often felt out of place. I always felt that people didn't understand me, yet I was afraid to reveal my true scales as I did not want the label or stigma that was attached to it. But now I think it is important that I come forward, not only so that I can finally be honest with myself and to those around me, but also so that other individuals in my position can embrace their true colours. It's not been an easy ride for me to come to terms with this fact but I am glad that I can now accept who I am, and am looking forward to my next chapter. I would just like to thank the team at ITV for always backing me and giving me the opportunity to rid my myself of my insecurities and embrace the fact that I am different yet I am still a rainbow fish. I can't explain how grateful I am for the support from the whole team over this period. I would also like to thank the British public for the love you have all shown me over the past few weeks, it has been overwhelming. Now it's time for this rainbow fish to dive deep into the big blue ocean and show the world what I'm all about - there's more layers to come! 🐠#AutismAwareness #BeYourOwnKindOfRainbowFish #LessPrangMoreLove

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Last night, Aslam was spotted with fellow contestant Rosie Williams at the Harry Potter Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London. 

During his time on the reality show, Niall revealed his love for the J.K Rowling series. 

...we solemnly swear we are up to no good 👀

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Meanwhile, Dani went for drinks with Jack's ex Ellie on last night's episode of Love Island. 

You can read more on that story here

Love Island continues tonight on 3e from 9pm. 


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