We found out what all The Circle contestants are like in real life

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Channel 4's reality show The Circle has just kicked off its second series. The show is all about a bunch of people who can pretend to be whoever they want – just to get popular. But what are they all really like? This is what The Circle contestants' Instagrams reveal about what they are like in real life.

These eight contestants will all be living in an apartment block for the next three and a half weeks. They communicate with each other over a social media platform called "The Circle". They never actually meet. Some will play The Circle as themselves, whilst others will lie about who they are to try and make themselves more popular. The aim of the show is to be the most liked contestant, as they get voted out one by one as the days go on. The winner takes home £50,000.

Here's what they're like in real life.

Georgina Aurelia

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Handle: @georginaaurelia

Follower count: 4.5k

Georgina's Instagram feed is very aesthetically pleasing. It looks like she spends a lot of time hanging around in London with friends, on holidays and going out for food and drinks.

She's also very open about suffering from Crohn's disease. She posts vlogs about her treatment and surgery and detailed posts about how it affects her day to day life.

Tim Wilson

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Handle: @professor_tim_zontul

Follower count: 225

Tim's Instagram is just as wholesome as you would expect. He drinks tea, cooks and hangs around with his cats a lot. It's obvious he didn't have Instagram before The Circle and the account is being run by his god daughter.

Tim also has his own Wikipedia page where he is listed as a "British politician". It says he studied Theology at Oxford University.

James Doran

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Handle: @jamesdoran92

Follower count: 1k

On Instagram James describes himself as a "cheeky scouser" and 90 per cent of his photos are huge group pictures from lads' holidays around the world. He's been to Ibiza, Berlin, Amsterdam and Barcelona with the boys.

Sy Jennings

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Handle: @syjennings

Follower count: 1.4k

The Circle's resident farmer Sy has a pretty farmer-ish Insta, if that's a thing. He clearly loves animals and posts loads of pictures of his dog, cows and the odd deer. He's very outdoorsy.

Brooke

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Handle: @brookeonabreak

Follower count: 4.1k

Ok, Brooke's Insta is goals. She travels A LOT. Try France, Portugal, Czech Republic, Poland, Turkey, Austria, Spain, Jamaica, Cyprus, Greece and the US as just some of the places she's tagged herself at this year. Her bio describes her as a "YouTuber, wanderluster and dream chaser".

Katie Roe Carr

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Handle: @katieroecarr

Follower count: 702

Katie is 43 in real life and her Instagram reflects that. It's a lot of photos of her family, dodgy filters and holidays. Katie is pretending to be her son Jay on The Circle and her son Jay is kinda pretending to be her by running her Instagram. Confusing.

Emelle Smith

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Handle: @emellesmith

Follower count: 30.2k

Emelle already has a big Instagram following. This is probably down to her being a model in real life. Her Instagram is big vibes. Think bikini pics, HUJIs and modelling shots. She's definitely the cool girl. And she hangs around with Casa Amor Love Islander, Nabila?!

Woody Cook

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Handle: @woody_cook

Follower count: 9.3k

Woody's Instagram is exactly what you would expect from the son of Zoe Ball and Fatboy Slim. He's at festivals all the time. All. The. Time. He's also met a lot of famous people, such as David Tennant and Idris Elba.

The follower counts from The Circle contestants' Instagrams are accurate at time of publishing. 

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