Maya Jama: Love Island host beams alongside unexpected star as she attends boxing match at The O2 arena

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Maya posed alongside Louis Theroux as she watched Anthony Joshua and Jermaine Franklin’s match

Maya Jama has stuck up an unlikely friendship with a much-loved journalist, after being snapped together at London’s O2 arena.

The Love Island host, 28, from Bristol, watched the boxing match between Anthony Joshua and Jermaine Franklin over the weekend, where legendary journalist and documentary maker Louis Theroux was also in attendance.

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She seemed thrilled by the chance meeting and posed with Louis, who also seemed happy to meet the Rimmel London ambassador.

Maya looked comfortable and stylish in a double-denim co-ord, sourced from Aries’ collaboration with Tommy Hilfiger. The outfit consisted of some low-rise jeans featuring white, red and navy panels and a matching cropped shirt with graphic flag detailing.

The Aries clothing brand took to Instagram to share the snap of the much-loved presenters with their 153,000 followers.

Fans of the brand immediately hit the comments section to express their surprise at the encounter.

One fan wrote: “Yesss!! ❤️”

Another said: “Legend.”

“Omg,” a third added.

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The Love Island host, 28, watched the boxing match between Anthony Joshua and Jermaine Franklin over the weekend. (Photo Credit:  Instagram/daznboxing)The Love Island host, 28, watched the boxing match between Anthony Joshua and Jermaine Franklin over the weekend. (Photo Credit:  Instagram/daznboxing)
The Love Island host, 28, watched the boxing match between Anthony Joshua and Jermaine Franklin over the weekend. (Photo Credit: Instagram/daznboxing) | (Photo Credit: Instagram/daznboxing)

The new pals already share a connection through Maya’s ex-boyfriend Stormzy, who Louis interviewed for his ‘Louis Theroux interviews…’ series last year. During the documentary the rapper candidly opened up about his break-up with ex Maya and compared the experience to “actual death”

Maya has become a household name, after starting on YouTube and becoming a radio DJ, she ventured into TV presenting, where she’s achieved credits on Channel 4’s The Circle, BBC’s Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star, ITV’s Walk the Line and most recently ITV2’s Love Island.

She was also recently announced as the newest brand ambassador for Rimmel London, which will also give her more exposure in the beauty sphere.

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