The word hippie came from hipster and used to describe beatniks who moved into New York City's Greenwich Village and San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district.The term hippie first found popularity in San Francisco by Herb Caen, a journalist for the San Francisco Chronicle.Josh first found fame on Love Island back in 2015, before he starred on Ex On The Beach.Josh appeared on Ex On The Beach after his time on Love Island. Josh took part on the MTV show for the sixth and seventh season in 2017, which were filmed in Crete and Bali respectively.The Beats adopted the term hip, and early hippies inherited the language and countercultural values of the Beat Generation.Hippies created their own communities, listened to psychedelic music, embraced the sexual revolution, and many used drugs such as marijuana, LSD, peyote and psilocybin mushrooms to explore altered states of consciousness.
Hippies in Mexico, known as jipitecas, formed La Onda and gathered at Avándaro, while in New Zealand, nomadic housetruckers practiced alternative lifestyles and promoted sustainable energy at Nambassa.
The origins of the terms hip and hep are uncertain.
By the 1940s, both had become part of African American jive slang and meant "sophisticated; currently fashionable; fully up-to-date".
The couple sparked rumours they were dating in 2017, but only made their romance official in 2018.
Speaking previously to Heat magazine about her beau, the former Geordie Shore star – who previously dated Gaz Beadle on and off – gushed: “I said it to him, but it was a bit embarrassing because he didn't say it back!