The best moments of Love Island 2022

The Love Island 2022 final is set to take place on Monday night at 9pm on ITV2 – and while it’s been a ratings hit – with 5m viewers tuning in to the saucy show’s opening episode, the series has been marred with controversy. 

With thousands of Ofcom complaints registered about alleged ‘bullying and misogyny’ from the male Islanders towards the female cast, ITV boss Kevin Lygo has been forced to confirm the broadcaster will ‘sit down and review’ the show when the series ends.

It’s not clear whether or not the UK’s media regulator will investigate the complaints.

Viewers were stunned by Luca Bish, 24, and Dami Hope’s treatment of Tasha Ghouri, 23, when they believed her to not be genuine, and at Luca for losing his temper at his partner Gemma Owen, 19, for supposedly flirting with Billy Brown, 23 while in Casa Amor. 

Then Gemma gave him what for when he reacted badly to her licking 26-year-old Adam Collard’s chest during a sexy challenge – with viewers calling out his behaviour. 

However, it’s fair to say there have been plenty of incredible moments in the villa, such as the the reunion of show favourites, Ekin-Su and Davide after a brief split, which saw her crawl on the terrace to kiss new bombshell Jay Younger, 28, with Davide finding out and calling her ‘faker than a Louis Vuitton from China’.

Then there was the moment when Indiyah Polack, 23, kept mistakenly calling Dami by the name of love rival, Deji Adeniyi, 29 – her mother came on the show and DID THE SAME THING causing viewers to howl with laughter. 

Monday night will see couples, Gemma and Luca, Ekin-Su and Davide, Tasha and Andrew and Dami and Indiyah all battling it out to be crowned your Love Island winners – so let’s look at the series’ most dramatic and controversial moments.

EKIN-WHO?

Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu, 27, really came into her own when bombshell Nathalia Campos, 23, brutally called the Turkish soap-star ‘Ekin-Who?’ during a heated row.

Things got particularly tense one evening when Ekin-Su asked Nathalia – who had her eyes on Davide Saclimenti, also 27: ‘You alright? Have you got an issue with me? It feels like you’ve got an issue with me.’

While Nathalia insisted she didn’t, Ekin-Su said: ‘Do you know what I’ve learnt my love, the best way to end an argument is cooking. You can prove to me with your pancakes my love, to see how good you are.’

Ekin-Who? Ekin Cülcüloğlu, 27, really came into her own when bombshell Nathalia Campos, 23, brutally called the Turkish soap-star ‘Ekin-Who?’ during a heated row

Nathalia said: ¿I don¿t need to prove anything babe, honestly who are you for me to prove anything?¿

Nathalia said: ‘I don’t need to prove anything babe, honestly who are you for me to prove anything?’

Nathalia said: ‘I don’t need to prove anything babe, honestly who are you for me to prove anything?’

Ekin-Su sassily answered back: ‘I am Ekin-Su babe and there’s only one of me.‘

Nathalia responded: ‘Who is that to me? Who is that to me though, Ekin-who…?’

Deji later revealed what really happened next, which wasn’t aired on the show – and that was that Ekin-Su replied: ‘Ekin-your mum.’ 

He said it was his funniest moment of the series and was unable to stop laughing as he recalled the moment. 

 ‘I LICKED A T*T… OR WHATEVER’

Love Island fans are saying this is the funniest moment in the show’s history when Andrew Le Page, 26, had to admit to his original partner Tasha that he didn’t just kiss Coco Lodge, 27, in Casa Amor, like she thought was the case. 

He started off by saying that he ‘sucked her t*t, or whatever’, before changing his story to ‘licked her t*t, or whatever’.

The sentence went viral, with images of cakes with the words: ‘I licked a t*t’ emblazoned on them which appeared on lots of viewers’ Instagram Stories. 

'I licked a t*t': Love Island fans are saying this is the funniest moment in the show's history when Andrew Le Page, 26, had to admit to his original partner Tasha that he didn¿t just kiss Coco Lodge, 27, in Casa Amor, like she thought was the case

‘I licked a t*t’: Love Island fans are saying this is the funniest moment in the show’s history when Andrew Le Page, 26, had to admit to his original partner Tasha that he didn’t just kiss Coco Lodge, 27, in Casa Amor, like she thought was the case

LIAM LEAVES THE VILLA FOR MENTAL HEALTH REASONS 

The Welsh student, 23, quit the show after just six days in the villa at the start of the series, saying he underestimated how being filmed 24/7 would impact him mentally, knowing his every move was being watched and edited unfavourably.

Liam said: ‘I thought I was going to have the summer that everyone dreams of but now I’m living with no regrets, I took a chance but I realised I can’t live on TV.

‘I was expected to do things for a TV show and I couldn’t be myself. I didn’t want to do it. It is a TV show and it is produced. It’s not all natural.

'My head was miles away': Liam Llewellyn quit the villa after six days and has opened up for the first time about the 'out of body experience' he felt during his brief time on the series

‘My head was miles away’: Liam Llewellyn quit the villa after six days and has opened up for the first time about the ‘out of body experience’ he felt during his brief time on the series

‘In my head I was not in the right position to take part in a TV show because that’s what you’re doing. You have to go on dates, do challenges, and you’re not in control of any of it.

‘On my dates they asked me to repeat things because it didn’t quite come through.

‘I had loads of meetings with the execs, the series editor, and professional physiologists but after a couple of days of feeling the way I did, I made the decision on my own behalf that it wasn’t right for me to carry on.’

Liam was coupled up with Gemma courtesy of a viewer’s vote but they were only together for a matter of days.

MEET THE PARENTS

While the Islanders broke down in tears when their family members arrived in the villa after eight weeks of not seeing them, there were some notable moments.

Who could forget the savagery of Paige’s parents when her mother told her: ‘I’m not buying it’ when it comes to her romance with Adam, before her dad said: ‘I haven’t watched the show.’

Adam burst into tears upon seeing his parents and said he had genuine feelings for Paige after coming into the villa as a last minute bombshell in order to ruffle feathers.   

Oops! Fans were left in stitches when Indiyah Polack's mum Dee called Dami, Deji, while giving him the third degree about his Casa Amor three-way kiss

Oops! Fans were left in stitches when Indiyah Polack’s mum Dee called Dami, Deji, while giving him the third degree about his Casa Amor three-way kiss 

Embarrassed: An embarrassed Indiyah, 23, later told the Beach Hut: 'Like mother, like daughter...when she did that...I literally just wanted the floor to swallow me up' - she called Dami Deji twice, too!

Embarrassed: An embarrassed Indiyah, 23, later told the Beach Hut: ‘Like mother, like daughter…when she did that…I literally just wanted the floor to swallow me up’ – she called Dami Deji twice, too! 

Gemma – who said she would not become Luca’s girlfriend until she got her parents’ approval was delighted when her mother Louise said she was happy for them. 

Davide’s mother was so emotional, she caused her son to break down in tears, telling her son that she could see he was in love with Ekin-Su. 

Indiyah’s mother gave Dami a good old talking to for his three-way kiss in Casa Amor and when he apologised, she said: ‘What are you sorry for?’ before accidentally calling him Deji. 

Spoiler alert: Gemma Owen's mum Louise gave Luca her approval when she appeared on the show

Spoiler alert: Gemma Owen’s mum Louise gave Luca her approval when she appeared on the show 

Dami’s family were unable to attend due to Covid but chatted to him and Indiyah over Zoom, asking him what on earth he was thinking by kissing other girls in Casa Amor while he was coupled up with Indiyah. 

Luca’s mother stole the show in a silver lamé dress and told Luca that he had overreacted in the show at times but would talk to him about it when he was out of the villa. 

And Tasha’s dad won hearts after telling his daughter how proud he is of her and that he supports her romance with Andrew. Tarek has become a bit of a social media sensation for all his loving tweets about his daughter. 

JACQUES LEAVES VILLA AND CALLS SHOW ‘WORST MISTAKE OF HIS LIFE’  

The hunk, 23, sensationally quit the show a fortnight ago over fears he’d lose control but claims bosses tried to make him stay.

The reality personality decided to remove himself following the arrival of Adam Collard, 26, as he declared: ‘Love Island was the worst decision of my life.’

Jacques was rattled by the arrival of former contestant Adam, who set his sights on the rugby player’s partner Paige Thorne, 24, before telling his fellow Islanders that the sportsman was ‘immature.’ 

Adam, who was known for his womanising ways, made a shock comeback to the ITV2 show after originally appearing in series four in 2018.

Gemma’s ex, Jacques, said he’d reached breaking point after Adam’s arrival, telling The Sun: ‘I thought if I don’t get myself out things could go horribly wrong and I could get physical.’

Walking out: Jacques broke down in floods of tears when he left the show over fears he'd lose control - and claims it was the 'worst mistake of his life' going on there

Walking out: Jacques broke down in floods of tears when he left the show over fears he’d lose control – and claims it was the ‘worst mistake of his life’ going on there 

Jacques said he removed his microphone and walked out the front doors of the villa before producers intercepted, prompting him to demand to be left alone.

While viewers learned the television personality had left the villa on the Tuesday, he had in fact departed on the Sunday.

He claims he’d been gone a day before bosses coaxed him back when he had a ‘welfare chat’ about his situation.

Jacques insisted he ‘couldn’t deal with it’ any longer and was in tears, saying he wanted to return to the UK.

He added: ‘It broke me and I was already broken. I was crying my eyes out. I couldn’t cope. I was literally feeling awful. It was the worst I’d ever felt in my life.’

Jacques’ family revealed during his time in the villa that he had been diagnosed with ADHD at the age of nine and sometimes struggled to deal with emotional situations.

‘YOU’RE A LIAR, AN ACTRESS, GO THE F**K OUT!’

They have become the 1/8 odds-on favourites to win Love Island – but Davide and Ekin-Su’s journey to love hasn’t been a smooth one. 

Right at the start, Ekin-Su turned her back on the Italian Stallion and made a play for bombshell Jay Younger, crawling on the terrace to give him a secret kiss. 

Davide found out and he and Ekin-Su had a fiery bust-up of words after he told her ‘you’re an actress, a liar, go the f**k out’.

Love: They have become the 1/8 odds-on favourites to win Love Island - but Davide and Ekin-Su's journey to love hasn't been a smooth one - he was rattled when she kissed Jay Younger and called her 'faker than a Louis Vuitton from China

Love: They have become the 1/8 odds-on favourites to win Love Island – but Davide and Ekin-Su’s journey to love hasn’t been a smooth one – he was rattled when she kissed Jay Younger and called her ‘faker than a Louis Vuitton from China

Can you see her? Right at the start, Ekin-Su turned her back on the Italian Stallion and made a play for bombshell Jay Younger, crawling on the terrace to give him a secret kiss

Can you see her? Right at the start, Ekin-Su turned her back on the Italian Stallion and made a play for bombshell Jay Younger, crawling on the terrace to give him a secret kiss

They soon reunited but when she was captivated by Adam, he was a little rattled by his arrival and called her a ‘player’, then shouted across the villa that she’s ‘as fake as the Louis Vuitton from China’.  

However, Ekin-Su has since won Davide’s trust and the pair have said they are ‘head over heels in love for one another’, with Ekin-Su breaking down in tears at the thought of bringing their future children back to the villa to show them where their parents met and fell in love. 

A CASE OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY  

Indiyah Polack has more than once mixed-up her Love Island beau Dami Hope’s name with bombshell Deji Adeniyi’s.

And it would seem that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree as her mother made the same error during Sunday night’s Meet the Parents episode.

Fans were left in stitches when Indiyah’s mum Dee made the slip-up as she grilled the 26-year-old Dublin native on his Casa Amor actions.

She began with ‘Deji, so’ before realising her mistake. 

Again? Hotel waitress Indiyah accidentally called her couple partner Deji on two separate occasions

Again? Hotel waitress Indiyah accidentally called her couple partner Deji on two separate occasions

A howling Dami exclaimed ‘Deji?!’ as Indiyah’s sister Shak scolded her mum.

‘Why?!’ Dami yelled as he laughed, later concluding ‘my name’s Dami though’.

An embarrassed Indiyah, 23, later told the Beach Hut: ‘Like mother, like daughter…when she did that…I literally just wanted the floor to swallow me up.’

Earlier episodes saw the hotel waitress accidentally call her couple partner Dami by Deji’s name on two separate occasions.

The first time it happened, as she walked in the kitchen to chat with Gemma Owen and Danica Taylor, the stunner approached Dami and called him by the wrong name.

In the doghouse: The second slip-up took place when the pair were cuddled up in bed after a dramatic evening which saw four new bombshells enter the villa

In the doghouse: The second slip-up took place when the pair were cuddled up in bed after a dramatic evening which saw four new bombshells enter the villa

The second slip-up took place when the pair were cuddled up in bed after a dramatic evening which saw four new bombshells enter the villa.

Referencing new girl Nathalia Campos’ quip at Dami’s decision to recouple with Summer Botwe during Casa Amor, Indiyah whispered: ‘She was like “oh poor Summer”.

‘If you felt that way with Summer, Deji – not Deji.’

‘I’m actually irritated, this is getting a bit too much now,’ the Dublin-native replied.

DAMI’S FUMING FACE WHEN INDIYAH CAME BACK FROM CASA AMOR  

They might be in love with one another now but Dami and Indiyah were nearly no more after his feelings for her were seriously tested in Casa Amor. 

His head was turned by Summer and Dami was the third boy to choose in the recoupling, with host Laura Whitmore questioning whether he’d like to ‘stick or twist’.

And after getting to know new girl Summer Botwe during Casa Amor, Dami admitted he’d like to recouple, even making a pun as he said ‘Summer isn’t over yet’.

He told Laura: ‘Me being true to myself and I feel this Love Island experience is about exploring connections… and Summer isn’t over yet,’ before announcing his decision to recouple.

Despite himself choosing a new girl, Dami couldn’t hide his shock as Indiyah returned to the villa moments later with Deji Adeniyi on her arm.

Shocked: Dami looked furious when Indiyah returned to the villa with Deji after Casa Amor - even though he recoupled with Summer

Shocked: Dami looked furious when Indiyah returned to the villa with Deji after Casa Amor – even though he recoupled with Summer 

Indiyah said: 'May the best heartbreaker win' in response to Dami's words

Indiyah said: ‘May the best heartbreaker win’ in response to Dami’s words 

‘I did have a connection but I thought that I needed to follow my head and I’m glad that I did, everything happens for a reason you know, it is what it is’ she said, while a visibly upset Dami cut in saying ”till it isn’t’.

As Indiyah rolled her eyes at the comment, Laura questioned if Dami had anything to say to her, to which he replied that he is happy for her – but for himself too, while making a fed up facial expression.

Not buying the comments, Indiyah replied ‘seems it’, before saying she is ‘absolutely’ happy when questioned by him.

As the other islanders awkwardly shuffled in their chairs, Laura wasn’t stopping there – asking Indiyah if she expected Dami to be sitting with someone else.

‘Do you know what? Expect the unexpected, I see his true colours now, do you know what I mean?’, said Indiyah.

While Dami chimed in saying ‘We’re heartbreakers so here we are’, as Indiyah concluded the tense face off with: ‘May the best heartbreaker win’.

THE TALENT SHOW 

Indiyah Polack left her fellow islanders and the viewers in stitches with her talent show performance on Monday’s episode of Love Island.

The hotel waitress, 23, set social media alight when she attempted to play the recorder for her talent – with hilarious results.

The beauty performed a rendition of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star but ended up playing much of the track out of tune.

The other islanders quickly tried to muffle their laughter, with Tasha Ghouri even covering Andrew Le Page’s mouth.

Indiyah herself started to crack up during the performance and quickly knelt down behind her notes so she couldn’t see her fellow islanders’ faces.

Hilarious: Indiyah left her fellow islanders and the viewers in stitches with her talent show performance as she tried and faield to play the recorder

Hilarious: Indiyah left her fellow islanders and the viewers in stitches with her talent show performance as she tried and faield to play the recorder 

In stitches: The other islanders quickly tried to muffle their laughter, with Tasha even covering Andrew's mouth

In stitches: The other islanders quickly tried to muffle their laughter, with Tasha even covering Andrew’s mouth

Viewers quickly took to Twitter to react to the hilarious moment, with one saying: ‘Why is Indiyah playing the recorder so funny to me?’

Another said: ‘Indiyah on the recorder had me rolling and it’s the way Ekin-Su was being so serious telling Danica to stop laughing’.

Another viewer wrote: ‘Indiyah babe, guys I’ve never laughed harder at an episode.’

Some fans likened Indiyah’s performance to Millie Court’s in the series seven talent show, where she struggled with her keyboard.

The official Love Island twitter account photoshopped Indiyah and Millie into the same snap and wrote: ‘We know someone who could have helped Indiyah’.

CHALLENGE – SNOG, MARRY, PIE 

Complaints: 1509 for misogyny and bullying 

Islanders were tasked with selecting someone to snog and ‘marry’, by placing a ring on someone’s finger and ditch, by throwing a custard pie in that person’s face. 

The challenge appears on the show each year and while it’s meant to be playful in tone, Islanders have to give a reason as to why they select someone for each action. 

It seems viewers were upset about how dancer and model Tasha was treated when she was pied three times – with some calling the boys’ behaviour ‘bullying’. 

Tasha had three pies thrown in her face, by Davide , 26, microbiologist Dami and fishmonger Luca after they had accused her of not having good intentions towards Andrew – who she was coupled up with. 

The general consensus was that Tasha did not like Andrew as much as he likes her and that she was stringing him along.  

Tasha was the left in tears after the boys pushed the pies into her face during the supposedly light hearted game, with fellow Islanders later agreeing things went ‘too far’. 

Upset: Love Island received over 1,500 Ofcom complaints about 'misogynistic behaviour and bullying' after the Snog, Marry, Pie challenge which saw Tasha (pictured) get pied three times

Upset: Love Island received over 1,500 Ofcom complaints about ‘misogynistic behaviour and bullying’ after the Snog, Marry, Pie challenge which saw Tasha (pictured) get pied three times

Davide, who is coupled up with actress Ekin-Su had said his reasons for doing so was because she called him and his partner the fakest couple. 

Dami, coupled up with Indiyah confessed he pied Tasha because she usually ‘gets away with a lot of stuff’ after openly criticising her in the villa.

And Luca, coupled up with Gemma told her: ‘I could give you a list, [of reasons] but I’ll let it go for today. It’s just a game.’

Snog, marry, pie: Viewers' complaints have been registered but it is not clear yet whether or not Ofcom will investigate

Snog, marry, pie: Viewers’ complaints have been registered but it is not clear yet whether or not Ofcom will investigate

On top of fans using the word ‘bullying, Love Island alum Amber Gill wrote on social media: ‘Gosh I hope Tasha is OK. These boys are basically bullying her at this point.’

Gemma’s mother Louise Owen also criticised Luca and Dami’s behaviour towards Tasha, saying it was ‘close to bullying’.

Luca and Dami received harsh criticism from viewers for the way they have treated Tasha in recent days and Luca’s family members have now said they have been left ‘broken’ over the awful comments they have received about him. 

Louise commented on an Instagram clip of the moment Tasha asked Andrew to be her boyfriend and wrote: ‘I hope Tasha is ok, I feel it’s close to bullying now which is so sad to see’. 

Moreover: Billy Brown's sister was forced to defend him on social media after he came under fire over his treatment of Danica Taylor during the challenge

Moreover: Billy Brown’s sister was forced to defend him on social media after he came under fire over his treatment of Danica Taylor during the challenge

Tough: The roofer, 23, was slammed by fans of the ITV show who were 'disgusted' after he laughed and called subsequent showdown 'mental' while Danica Taylor voiced her feelings

Tough: The roofer, 23, was slammed by fans of the ITV show who were ‘disgusted’ after he laughed and called subsequent showdown ‘mental’ while Danica Taylor voiced her feelings

Later in the show, the two men apologised to Tasha with Brighton based fishmonger Luca admitting he was ‘out of line’.

He said: ‘I do actually genuinely feel bad right now for what I said and I’m sorry’. Luca said.

Echoing his words Dami agreed saying: ‘I do support you and Andrew and obviously we have our opinions about everything that happened’.

He continued: ‘I have said to you I thought you always get away with everything so I just thought it would be funny to say ‘you always get away with everything well you’re not getting away with this pie’.

Before adding: ‘I don’t want it to be like I’m ganging up on you. I actually want us to be friends.’

Tasha hugged both men and they agreed to draw a line under the situation, however fans were left unconvinced the apologies was genuine, believing that viewers may have put them up to it.  

Speaking out: Gemma Owen's mother Louise has criticised Luca Bish and Dami Hope's behaviour towards Tasha on Love Island, saying it is 'close to bullying'

Speaking out: Gemma Owen’s mother Louise has criticised Luca Bish and Dami Hope’s behaviour towards Tasha on Love Island, saying it is ‘close to bullying’

Moreover, Billy Brown’s sister was forced to defend him on social media after he came under fire from viewers over his treatment of Danica Taylor, during the Snog, Marry, Pie challenge and branded the Love Island villa a ‘mad toxic place’.

The now eliminated roofer, 23, was slammed by fans of the ITV show who were ‘disgusted’ after he laughed and called their recent showdown ‘mental’ while Danica voiced her feelings.

He also received backlash after he upset Danica by ignoring her during the challenge and later dumped the dancer saying they had no ‘spark’.

Despite being his love interest at the time, Billy refused to either kiss or propose to Danica during the challenge.

Instead the roofing company director chose to snog Gemma, who he has previously been accused of flirting with, and marry Paige Thorne, 24, labelling his actions ‘banter.’

Danica was left fuming, saying: ‘I’m not having this,’ and later cried to the other girls about how she was having such bad luck in the villa.

Later Billy said: ‘It’s just banter, I’m sick of this s**t.’

Arguments: Viewers also expressed concern for Luca's treatment of his love interest Gemma Owen after Movie Night at the time the episode aired

Arguments: Viewers also expressed concern for Luca’s treatment of his love interest Gemma Owen after Movie Night at the time the episode aired  

On top of this, Dami chose to kiss his Casa Amor ex Summer Botwe, 22, to the shock of Indiyah.

He then tried to marry Indiyah but she was having none of it and threw the ring off the hill.

MailOnline has contacted a spokesperson for Love Island for comment. 

CHALLENGE: MOVIE NIGHT

Complaints: 2481 for misogynistic and controlling behaviour 

Fans were delighted when Love Island brought back the Movie Night challenge which sees both the girls watch clips of their partners during their time in Casa Amor. 

Halfway through the show, the girls were packed off to another villa, dubbed Casa Amor, where they spend a few days with a whole new group of boys. 

The boys remained in the original villa with a new group of girls and at the end to see if they remain faithful to their partners or couple up with someone else. 

At the end, the girls returned to the villa either with a new partner, or choosing to stick with who they were with originally. 

Likewise, the boys decided whether or not to do the same. The episode inevitably brings heartache or tension when people stay true to their partners, only to discover they want to couple up with someone else.

During movie night, Luca watched a clip of Gemma allegedly flirting with Billy Brown, 23, in Casa Amor, Tasha also kissed Billy and coupled up with him and Andrew got intimate with Coco Lodge, 27, out of anger, after the new girls told him Tasha did not have good intentions towards him. 

Coco later said Andrew’s behaviour made her feel ‘used’ after he brought her back to the villa and dumped her for Tasha.  

Figures released by Ofcom showed that 2481 viewers alone complained about ‘alleged misogynistic behaviour by some of the male contestants’ during the July 17 episode.

Love Island complaints July 11 – July 19

Love Island, 12 July, 129

The majority of complaints related to Adam entering the villa, and Jacques’ wellbeing in the lead up to and during his departure from the villa.

Love Island, 15 July, 167

The majority of complaints related to footage of Ekin-Su and George during Casa Amor.

Love Island, 17 July, 2481

Complaints related to alleged misogynistic behaviour by some of the male contestants.

Love Island: Aftersun, 17 July, 427

The majority of complaints related to comments made about Ekin-Su, and the treatment of Jacques during his interview.

Love Island, 18 July, 413

Complaints related to alleged bullying and misogynistic behaviour from some of the male contestants.

Love Island ,19 July, 1509

The majority of complaints were about alleged misogynistic behaviour from the male islanders towards the female islanders, including in the aftermath of the Snog, Marry, Pie challenge.

Tasha was once again of the main targets during both Movie Night and the dares game after Luca and Dami repeatedly criticised her behaviour during her relationship with Andrew.

After the boys clubbed together and cheered on their Casa Amor antics during Movie Night, despite the girls’ upset, the male islanders also came under fire for their behaviour during a game of dares.

Taking part in a game of ‘Suck and Blow’, tensions rose as the game led to Andrew coming to blows with close friends Luca and Dami.

Dami was asked to rub the feet of the islander who has been walked over most in the villa and he went for Andrew – once again making his feelings clear on Tasha.

Luca was asked to choose the Islander ‘riding on their partners coattails’, he picked Tasha and explained that he thought she’s the one most with her partner in order to win.

Dami echoed this and said ‘you know what you need to do’.

Viewers also expressed concern for Luca’s treatment of his love interest Gemma Owen after Movie Night with his heated outburst. 

In reaction, Luca lost his temper and said to the boys: ‘You were f***ing flirting! And I was made out to look like an idiot for it.

‘I can’t stand liars mate. If you wanna flirt then I’ll flirt, Get me a bombshell in here now. I have been made to look like a f***ing mug. I am bringing that up with her 100%.’

It has been revealed that Luca’s Twitter account has been deleted amid the backlash to his behaviour on the show. 

During a search for the star the page that comes up reads: ‘This account doesn’t exist’, despite him previously using the platform.

It is not clear if his family were the ones to delete the account or if it was removed.

Luca’s family took to Instagram Stories on his account at the time to say they don’t condone his behaviour towards partner Gemma.

Fans had called for Gemma to break off her relationship with the fishmonger, after he raged at her for ‘flirting’ with Billy on Sunday night’s show.

And his family have said that while he would be ’embarrassed’ by his actions and will no doubt apologise, he doesn’t deserve the abuse he has been getting. 

They say his behaviour is not reflective of the boy they ‘know and love at home’ but noted that his Love Island experience is an intense one. 

Earlier in the week 167 viewers complained about the first installment of Movie Night, when footage was shown of Ekin-Su in bed with George during Casa Amor. 

Davide branded Ekin-Su a liar after the clip was shown, after she claimed ‘nothing happened.’

Love Island’s spin-off show – Aftersun 

Complaints:  427 for Jacques O’Neil’s treatment during his interview and the panellists’ discussion about Ekin-Su

Aftersun sparked 427 complaints to Ofcom a fortnight ago, citing the ‘slut-shaming’ of Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu and the treatment of Jacques O’Neill in his interview.

Host Laura Whitmore and Aftersun producers came under fire on social media for comments the guests made about Ekin-Su and George Tasker’s flirtations in Casa Amor – after Ekin-Su denied she had been intimate with him. 

Laura said: ‘Once again Ekin-Su swore that nothing happened with George and it seems Davide doesn’t believe her.’

As Laura burst into laughter, panellist Tom Grennan exclaimed: ‘It deffo happened though didn’t it?’

Fellow panellist Darren Harriott continued: ‘She said her head never turned but I think her hand might have turned, and possibly wrist.’

Instead of shutting down the comments, some viewers were disappointed to see Laura continuing the conversation, turning to Sian Welby to ask her opinion.

This angered fans who argued that the guests were ‘slut shaming’ Ekin-Su and passing it off as ‘banter’, with Laura receiving criticism for ‘encouraging’ the comments.

One viewer tweeted: ‘It’s shameful that a national network has so little awareness, and is normalising sexism. Aftersun especially was a disgrace tonight.’

And the handling of Jacques – who has openly spoken about quitting the series to protect his mental health – on the show was also criticised after he was shown videos of his ex-partner paramedic Paige Thorne kissing personal trainer Adam Collard after his depature. 

Some called the interview with Jacques ‘cruel’, saying that forcing him to watch clips of Paige and Adam was dangerous for his mental health after the ex-Islander said he had not been able to watch the show. 

But several made it known that they intended to complain to Ofcom about the misogynistic comments and interview with Jacques.

A spokesperson for Love Island said in a statement to MailOnline: ‘Laura is the presenter of the show, and part of that role is to pose questions to the panel and discuss events in the Villa.

‘We do not condone trolling against either our host or our Islanders and any subsequent elevation of these comments.

‘We had various measures in place to ensure Jacques’ welfare was prioritised at all times ahead of and during his appearance on Aftersun.

‘This included a full briefing with show producers to outline the show’s content and likely questioning, a conversation with Laura before and after the show was recorded, and chaperoning from both a welfare producer and a member of his family while he was in studio.

‘Should an Islander not wish to participate in the Aftersun recording, we would always respect that decision.’

A spokesperson for Laura Whitmore told MailOnline: ‘Laura’s job as the presenter of Aftersun is to ask questions relating to what is happening in the main show.

‘This is all that Laura has done on this occasion and suggesting otherwise is simply unfair and false.’

In response to the complaints about Aftersun and Laura Whitmore and the panellists’ discussion about Ekin-Su and the interview with Jacques, ITV stated:

‘Laura is the presenter of the show, and part of that role is to pose questions to the panel and discuss events in the Villa.’

‘We do not condone trolling against either our host or our Islanders and any subsequent elevation of these comments.

‘We had various measures in place to ensure Jacques’ welfare was prioritised at all times ahead of and during his appearance on Aftersun.’

‘This included a full briefing with show producers to outline the show’s content and likely questioning, a conversation with Laura before and after the show was recorded, and chaperoning from both a welfare producer and a member of his family while he was in studio.

‘Should an Islander not wish to participate in the Aftersun recording, we would always respect that decision.’

In the past, Laura has defended herself against criticisms of ‘invasive’ questioning on Aftersun.

Last series, a viewer reminded Laura on her Instagram how she named and shamed journalists for asking questions saying: ‘If you’re going to ask people invasive questions based off tabloid stories because it’s your job… remember that when you name and shame other journalists who ask you the same questions because they’re too doing their jobs.’

Laura defended her actions saying: ‘I insist everyone sees the questions before they go on air and are ok with it. I believe in choice so nothing is ever asked without permission… that is the difference.’

Since leaving the villa Jacques has told how he left Love Island over fears he’d lose control but claims bosses tried to make him stay.

The reality personality decided to remove himself following the arrival of Adam as he declared: ‘Love Island was the worst decision of my life.’

Jacques was rattled by the arrival of former contestant Adam, who set his sights on the rugby player’s partner Paige Thorne, 24, before telling his fellow Islanders that the sportsman was ‘immature’.

Adam, who was known for his womanising ways, made a shock comeback to the ITV2 show after originally appearing in series four in 2018.

Gemma’s ex, Jacques, said he’d reached breaking point after Adam’s arrival, telling The Sun: ‘I thought if I don’t get myself out things could go horribly wrong and I could get physical.’

Jacques said he removed his microphone and walked out the front doors of the villa before producers intercepted, prompting him to demand to be left alone.

He claims he’d been gone a day before bosses coaxed him back when he had a ‘welfare chat’ about his situation.

He insisted he ‘couldn’t deal with it’ any longer and was in tears, saying he wanted to return to the UK.

He added: ‘It broke me and I was already broken. I was crying my eyes out. I couldn’t cope. I was literally feeling awful. It was the worst I’d ever felt in my life.’

Jacques’ family revealed during his time in the villa that he had been diagnosed with ADHD at the age of nine and sometimes struggled to deal with emotional situations

All the complaints have been registered by Ofcom but there has been no decision yet from the media regulator to investigate.

Quit: On the July 12 episode of Love Island, 129 complaints were received, with the majority 'related to Adam entering the villa, and Jacques¿ wellbeing in the lead up to and during his departure from the villa'

Quit: On the July 12 episode of Love Island, 129 complaints were received, with the majority ‘related to Adam entering the villa, and Jacques’ wellbeing in the lead up to and during his departure from the villa’ 

ITV told MailOnline in response to the bullying claims: ‘We cannot stress highly enough how seriously we treat the emotional well-being of all of our Islanders.’

‘Welfare is always our greatest concern, and we have dedicated welfare producers and psychological support on hand at all times, who monitor and regularly speak to all of the Islanders in private and off camera.’

‘At the same time, we also have a duty of care towards the Islanders, none of whom have any means of defending themselves against these highly damaging labels, as well as a duty of care towards their next of kin, and we are naturally concerned that this could provoke a negative response on social media.’

‘Ahead of this series, contributors on the show were offered video training and guidance covering inclusive language around disability, sexuality, race and ethnicity, behaviours and microaggressions.

‘We are always looking at how we expand and evolve on this training to ensure that all of our Islanders feel they are part of a safe and inclusive environment.’

Love Island duty of care protocols in full – ahead of 2022 series   

Pre-filming and filming

Aftercare 

 

LOVE ISLAND 2022: MEET THE CONTESTANTS

Paige  Thorne

Name: Paige Thorne

Age: 24

Location: Swansea

Occupation: Paramedic

Who is their type on paper? ‘In Swansea there is just no-one I can find. 

‘I haven’t got to swipe. So, hopefully they can just come to me now!

‘I came out of a relationship and I was just so done with guys. Then I was like, ‘Ok, I’m bored now’

Indiyah Polack

 Name: Indiyah Polack

Age: 23

Location: London

Occupation: Hotel waitress

Who is their type on paper? ‘It’s quite hard to date without being influenced by social media and stuff like that.

‘Love Island is a great place to get to know someone one-on-one. 

‘I don’t think I have ever been out with two guys who are quite the same.’

Tasha Ghouri

Name: Tasha Ghouri

Age: 23

Location: Thirsk

Occupation: Model and dancer

Who is their type on paper? ‘My dating life has been a shambles.

‘This is an opportunity for me to find ‘the one’ and have a great summer at the same time. 

‘I’m definitely ready for a relationship. I’m 23 now so I’m ready to get to know someone and travel with them.’

Gemma Owen

Gemma Owen

Name: Gemma Owen

Age: 19

Location: Chester

Occupation: International Dressage Rider and Business Owner

Who is their type on paper? ‘I am open to finding love, I’m wanting to have a really fun summer. 

‘I would say I’m fun, flirty and fiery. I think I’m good at giving advice, I’m a good person to talk to, I’m very honest. 

‘If I want the same guy, I’d do it but in a nice respectful way.

Andrew Le Page

Andrew Le Page

Name: Andrew Le Page

Age: 27

Location: Guernsey

Occupation: Real Estate Agent

Who is their type on paper? ‘When I’m with someone I’m very loyal.

‘I’m a good boyfriend as when I’m with someone I’m all for them.

‘I’m actually single for once, so I thought why not? This is the best time to give it a go.’ 

Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu

Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu

Name: Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu

Age: 27

Location: Essex

Occupation: Actress

Who is their type on paper? ‘I’m quite picky and I’m not just looking for looks, I’m looking for brains! 

‘I’m looking for someone with intelligence, someone who can have good chats. Nothing like cockiness!’

Dami Hope

Dami Hope

Name: Dami Hope

Age: 26

Location: Dublin

Occupation: Senior Microbiologist

Who is their type on paper? ‘I will be talking to different girls, it might not go well with some.

‘When I’m actually in a relationship, I think it’s a star sign thing.

‘I’m an Aries but I’m very passionate – I always used to put that person first. I’m really good at being in a team’.

Davide Sanclimenti

 Name: Davide Sanclimenti

Age: 27

Location: Rome (lives in Manchester)

Occupation: Business owner

Who is their type on paper? ‘A lot of English girls actually love me.

‘They love to be around me and I love to be around them. I want to find my soulmate.

‘Find my person so I can actually build something in the future, grow with them, be a family. ‘

Luca Bish

Luca Bish

 Name: Luca Bish

Age: 23

Location: Brighton 

Occupation: Fishmonger

Who is their type on paper? ‘I prefer to meet girls out and about. I think when you go looking for it, it’s not as easy though, it’s like you’re too desperate for it.

‘If I think you’re the one or I like you, I’ll take you out on a date but other than that, if we talk and I don’t like where it’s going – then I won’t be throwing out dates.’

Adam Collard

Adam Collard

Name: Adam Collard

Age: 26

Location: Newcastle

Occupation: Personal trainer 

Why Love Island and why now? ‘I’m going to ruffle a few feathers when I go in.’

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk

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