Love Island’s Paige Turley finally reunites with BFF Shaughna Phillips on birthday night out


LOVE Island besties Paige Turley and Shaughna Phillips have reunited after six months apart.

Paige and Shaughna met during the winter series of the ITV2 reality show but have been kept apart due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Love Island’s Paige Turley and Shaughna Phillip’s have reunited

The girls haven’t seen each other for six months

Shaughna surprised Paige on her birthday

But finally, the girls have been able to hold a mini reunion to honour of Paige’s 23rd birthday.

Shaughna, 26, surprised Paige at the home she shares with boyfriend and fellow winter Love Island 2020 star Finn Tapp, armed with gifts.

In a clip posted to Instagram, Paige is looking through a stack of Louis Vuitton presents.

Shaughna can be heard in the background saying: “How’s it been then? What’s been going on?”

The girls enjoyed an impromptu photo shoot in Paige and Finn’s flat

Paige is celebrating her 23rd birthday

They then headed out for birthday drinks

Shaughna was all smiles to be back with her BFF

Earlier in the day, they enjoyed a seafood lunch together too

Squealing, Paige then pans the camera up to reveal her best pal standing in the kitchen while fanning herself with a birthday card.

Paige captioned the footage: “Nooooo way! The best surprise of the weekend! My bestie @shaughnaphillips is here! With the best presents ever!”

Finn had decorated his and Paige’s apartment with dozens of helium pink balloons and the girls later used it as a backdrop for photos.

They have also enjoyed both a lunch date at a seafood restaurant and a night out drinking cocktails together.

Paige and Shaughna met on winter Love Island 2020

Sharing one of the snaps taken in Paige’s lounge, Shaughna told her own Instagram fans: “Only 6 months overdue ❤❤❤❤❤.’

Ahead of her surprise visit, Shaughna had described Paige as her “wifey” when wishing her a happy birthday online.

She had written: “H A P P Y B I R T H D A Y W I F E Y💖 My dearest Paige, where do I start, what a special little human you are!

Shaughna also gets on well with Paige’s boyfriend and fellow Love Island star Finn

“I am soooo unbelievably grateful that the stars aligned and we were able to have the experience of a lifetime side by side, I honestly cannot imagine my Love island memories without you in them!

“Your beauty floors me and that has nothing to do with your looks, you have the most pure heart and anyone who has the pleasure of knowing you would agree.

“You are the queen of the villa, the queen of my heart and I’m so excited for all of the memories we have yet to make!”


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