A former Love Island start has been rushed to hospital suffering with a nut allergy.

Megan Barton Hanson from Southend has been rushed to hospital with a mystery ailment - which has now been revealed as an unknown nut allergy.

The Love Island starlet, 25, who appeared on the 2018 series, sought treatment in the early hours of Wednesday after falling ill in the night.

A source told MailOnline: 'Megan was rushed to hospital this morning with an allergic reaction.

'She went into hospital in the early hours after suffering pain and discomfort throughout the night.'