Seb Melrose has instructed Newsweek about his expertise on the fourth season of Too Hot to Handle.
The first half of the brand new season of the Netflix courting present was launched on Wednesday, December 7, with the second half set to comply with subsequent Wednesday, December 14.
Melrose, who’s from Glasgow, Scotland, is only one of 10 sizzling singletons within the new Too Hot to Handle solid, and followers who’ve already binged the primary 5 episodes know that he has begun to kind a romantic reference to co-star Kayla Richart.
At the start of the season, the contestants believed they have been participating in a courting present referred to as Wild Love, for which Netflix even enlisted the assistance of Mario Lopez to make the pretend collection appear extra authentic.
It is simply in direction of the top of the primary episode that the contestants have been instructed they have been on Too Hot to Handle, the present the place the solid has to abstain from sexual contact to kind significant connections and maintain any prize cash.
Revealing the lengths that the present goes to to maintain its actual identification underneath wraps, Melrose, 24, instructed Newsweek: “Behind the scenes, the producers have all got Wild Love T-shirts on. They had [the name] on their lanyards. There were cars with Wild Love on them, so we were sold on Wild Love.”
He added that studying what present he was really participating in was a “massive shock,” saying: “A part of you is excited because, obviously, everybody knows Too Hot to Handle… but then a part of you is, like, ‘but I signed up for Wild Love,‘ and I was expecting to be a busy boy!”
Melrose additionally spoke about forming a reference to Richart, although remained tight-lipped over their relationship standing.
“Obviously, at the start, I was like a kid in a candy shop, but Kayla was definitely my No. 1,” he stated, including that the pair bonded over the truth that they, and the opposite stars on the present, have been “so bad at relationships.”
Melrose additionally revealed how the setup of the present and the fixed surveillance of the cameras and digital assistant Lana, voiced by comedian Desiree Burch, helped them to kind a connection.
“You were able to open up to each other… obviously, Lana’s constantly watching everything, and you’re constantly being recorded, so you can’t hide… it’s like what you see is what you’re getting,” he stated.
While Melrose and Richart appear to be going sturdy, followers might want to tune in to the following batch of episodes to see if their romance continues, and the way a lot cash the couple probably value their co-stars with their rule-breaking.
The winner (or winners) of the season may even be revealed through the last episode, with Lana selecting which individual, or individuals, have made probably the most progress and progress in themselves.
Elsewhere, Melrose additionally admitted to feeling insecure when he first arrived to filming for Too Hot to Handle, saying it was exhausting to not really feel intimidated round his co-stars.
“When I first walked on to the beach, the first guy I saw was James [Pendergrass], and I was like, ‘Oh my God,’ because I’m this wee Scottish kid that has never really thought… you might be shocked by this, but I never had any expectation of myself before I went on the show.
“I actually grew up a really ugly kid, so I’ve always had that little bit of insecurity of, like, ‘OK, I’m not going to be the best-looking guy in the room, but I might have the best chat.’ So, when I saw everyone and saw how good-looking everyone was… I was like, ‘What chance have I got here?'”
Luckily, Melrose appeared to recover from his preliminary insecurities and has since fashioned shut friendships along with his male co-stars.
Melrose even now lives in London with Creed McKinnon, one other Too Hot to Handle solid member, and the pair expect a go to from their American co-star Nigel Jones within the near-future.
“We’re all so close now,” Melrose stated, including: “We all needed each other on that retreat. We were like a big, dysfunctional family!”
The first half of Too Hot to Handle season 4 is obtainable to stream now on Netflix.