Who is Lei Yen Rapp? Texas model has her eyes set on Love Island's Melvin 'Cinco' Holland
Lei Yen's entry is sure to shake up things, especially since she has eyes for an islander that everyone wants to get with!
Everything seemed to be going great for the couples of 'Love Island' until Aimee Flores joined the cast, resulting in chaos between a few couples. And now, with more twists on its way, their chemistry is about to be put to the test.
While Jeremy Hershberg decided that he was more into Aimee rather than Trina Njoroge. Trina was left high and dry, as closer to the elimination, Melvin 'Cinco' Holland Jr, who had shown interest in her also backtracked a bit, choosing to be with Cashay Proudfoot. But looks like there might be even more trouble in paradise, seeing that there will be three new ladies joining the cast -- Lei Yen Rapp, Florita Diaz and Roxanna' Roxy' Ahmad. Out of these three, here's what we know about Lei Yen Rapp.
Who is Lei Yen Rapp?
A model from Houston, Texas, Lei Yen is all set to be the newest addition to the 'Love Island' cast. Her Instagram bio mentions that she is a 'caribbean girl with the asian name', seeing that she is West-Indian --Antiguan. She has also previously worked in retail. Apart from modelling, she is also passionate about acting.
"My passion in life is acting. I love being able to create and also become anyone with ease. Being in front of the camera is my happy place. I leave all my worries behind the scenes." she said, in a conversation with Model Citizen Media/Magazine. "I started out getting a camera and looking into photography. As I started meeting new people and photographers, I ended up being in front of the camera." she added. In the same interview, Rapp credited her parents as the source of her inspiration.
"My parents are my inspiration. They always wanted me to go for my dreams no matter what it was. They are so supportive. I stay inspired because I truly love what I do. I have a passion for it." she added. During her brief introduction on the show, she expressed her interest in Melvin 'Cinco' Holland Jr, stating that she'd like to go on a date with him out of all the men in the villa.
Is she on Instagram?
Yes, Rapp is on Instagram, you can follow her @majin_lei. She currently has 20k followers on the platform. Her bio mentions that she is currently based in Houston, Texas, but often travels to New York and Los Angeles. Her profile features quite a bit of her modelling work. She also has a YouTube channel, although it only has one video on it. Her channel aims to cover "comedy skits, daily life, DIYs, makeup reviews, etc" and she also mentions that her "content will get better as time moves forward". So fans might want to keep an eye out for the same post her time on the show.
'Love Island' Season 3 airs on Tuesday through Friday at 9 pm ET/PT on CBS. In addition, 'Love Island' will air on Sunday nights from 9 to 11 pm ET/PT for the remainder of the season.