AMBER Davies says she’s glad she’s rid of Kem Cetinay and has sets her sights on Hollywood A-lister Bradley Cooper.
The 22-year-old won the 2017 series of Love Island with Kem, also 22, but the couple split just five months after the show ended.
Since then, Amber has transformed from reality star to bona fide West End darling after winning a role in Dolly Parton musical, 9 to 5.
Speaking exclusively to The Sun Online, Amber admitted it had been easier to make the transition without Kem by her side.
She explained: “[It’s] definitely [been easier]. If Kem and I were still together we’d still be the ‘Love Island couple that are still together’.
“Love Island, Love Island, Love Island. Where I think being single and being able to focus on my career has been a massive blessing.”
Amber has received rave reviews for her performance as Judy Bernly in the musical, which is an adaptation of the hit 1980 film starring Dolly, 73, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin.
The star has documented her journey to the stage in new reality show, Amber and Dolly: 9 to 5, and admits the musical has taken over her life.
She said: “[I’m] very single. You can’t date at all, your social life goes completely down the drain because when you’re doing eight shows a week you have to give your soul to the show.
“Look after your voice after the show, resting before the show.
“But I’m so happy with that, I’m happy to be doing what I love if it means I have to forget about guys for a couple of months.
“I have until 4pm in the day to see friends and go for dinner but I have no interest in guys at the minute and that is not like me.”
However, one man is the exception to this statement, Hollywood A-lister Bradley Cooper.
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The 44-year-old has had a busy awards season with A Star is Born, and got plenty of attention following his steamy performance with co-star Lady Gaga at the Oscars.
Citing him as her ‘dream man’, Amber added: “I think aim high. He could do me a favour.”
Indeed, Amber has big ambitions to go from Love Island winner to worldwide movie star, so actor-cum-director Bradley could certainly be the right man to know.
She said of her ultimate aim: “[I want] to completely be.. not reality free as I do love this industry…but at the top of success.
“Like a proper actress in a movie which is watched over the world.”
It means Amber has had to curb her post-Love Island partying to make sure her dreams become a reality.
She explained: “You have to change your lifestyle, you can’t be who you used to be, if I was coming out of clubs you look a certain way.
“I’ve really had to pull the reigns in, I mean my mum is so happy. She can sleep at night.
“She knows I’m a hard worker and I’ve got a strong head on me. I like to have a vision and tick things off my bucket list.”
Watch Amber and Dolly: 9 to 5 on the ITV Hub.
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