Love Island’s Tom Clare looks unrecognisable in rare throwback photo

The Love Island 2023 winter star looks completely different

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by Sarah O'Byrne |
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Many Love Island fans will know Tom Clare as one of the finalists from the latest winter series of Love Island - or maybe people now just know him as a hunky influencer who posts pictures of his bulge on his Insta Story.

He's arguably one of the hottest Islanders ever and Tom’s influencer sister Laura, who boasts more than 22K followers, has treated fans to a rare throwback picture and we're shocked.

Tom looks completely unrecognisable in the photo which was firstposted seven years ago.

The caption "Brother” is the only proof that the man in the picture is in fact Tom, since he looks nothing like the Love Island bombshell we know and love. This is further proof that Tom is ageless, as despite looking like he’s in his mid-twenties he is just 16 years old in the photo.

This isn’t the first time that Tom’s age has baffled Love Island viewers, with him causing quite a stir when he initially entered the villa. The bombshell caused shockwaves around the nation (or at least, the Closer office) when he claimed to be just 23 years old when he first graced our screens.

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fans couldn't believe tom's age at first ITV

Many viewers accused Tom of even lying about his age with one fan writing on Twitter, “Tom has to be 23 in dog years because there’s no way?”, with others insisting he show his passport as proof.

This photo of Tom and his sister does nothing to help the conspiracy surrounding Tom’s age.

Will he continue to look ten years older than his actual age? Or is he going to be frozen in time looking like a 30-something?

Take a look at a more recent pic of the siblings to refresh your memory on what Tom looks like now.

This cute snap prompted followers to declare the pair “sibling goals” and past Love Island 2018 star Laura Anderson commented, “Yayyy love him”.

Don’t we all, Laura.

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