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When spicy Love Island news hit yesterday that Curtis was "having doubts" about his relationship with air hostess Amy Hart, viewers were in disbelief.

The Sun has now reported that the professional Strictly dancer has kissed Jourdan Raine, just days after being separated from his 'half-girlfriend'.

Casa Amor has brewed up a storm since Friday night, with the loyalties of Michael and Curtis especially being tested by the new ladies.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The boys met a host of new girls at the original villa, and newcomer Jourdan locked lips with Curtis in a teaser clip from the infamous Virgin Media reality show.

It's believed that the intimate moment is part of a challenge, which will air tonight or tomorrow. The 23-year-old's doubts about Amy have led audiences to call for him to dump her.

His head is most definitely turned after locking eyes on the newbies, and fans were deeply upset for Amy online

One tweeted: "Curtis kisses Jourdan in the next episode. Nahhh Amy will disintegrate."

A second added: "For us, Michael and Amber may be the biggest plot twist but the villa will SHAKE if Curtis comes back with a new girl."

A separate viewer claims that Curtis is losing interest because himself and Amy were in the bottom three couples:

"Curtis' head's being turned bc he realised the public don't like him and Amy and he needs to act quick to save himself."

Another Twitter user shared her sympathies for Amy: "Did we just see Curtis kiss Jordana or what ever her name is! AMY DESERVES BETTER AT THIS POINT!”

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Many fans are fearing how Amy will react to the news, seeing as she definitely doesn't have her eyes on any of the boys in Casa Amor.

Some are urging the dancer to go for Jourdan, but Tommy appears to be the only boy who is unswayed at the moment. Himself and Molly-Mae are currently looking like the purest couple.

What do you think Curtis will do, leave Amy for Jourdan or stay loyal? We can't cope with the island drama, Casa Amor has us in BITS.

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Ex-Love Island star Joe Garratt has sent the internet into a frenzy after teasing a return to the Spanish villa via his Instagram stories.

The star was coupled up with Lucie Donlan but was voted off the show last week alongside Elma Pazar, which cut their romance short and left Lucie single.

The sandwich seller headed back to the UK, but is on his way BACK to Majorca after sharing a mysterious Instagram photo.

Image: Instagram @josephgarratt

The photo shows an airport screen with the word 'Palma' alongside a palm tree and love heart emoji. It's definitely a hint if we've ever seen one. The second image showed him touching down in Palma de Mallorca.

His news comes just as Casa Amor is kicking off, with 12 new singletons set to join the show in a rival villa.

Joe previously revealed that he would wait for surfer chick Lucie on the outside, but she's partnered up with fellow single contestant Anton at the moment.

Image: Instagram @josephgarratt

After he was voted off by the public, he told The Sun; “I would love to get more time with Lucy in there. It is such an amazing experience and when you’re doing it with someone you care about its just perfect.

“I would never rule out the possibility of going back in. I met somebody who I fell for so I have already won that in that sense. I would love to go back in and see her."

He added: “I think that would be really nice and I think she would love that.”

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Would Lucie be happy to see her former couple partner, who was besotted with her? Or is she moving on?

She caused a stir in the villa this week after saying "Never say never" to a future romance with Tommy. Molly-Mae has since asked for boundaries to be set on their friendship, which Lucie definitely isn't pleased about.

Lucie has often mentioned that she's hoping the surfer dude of her dreams will walk through the door, which doesn't sound positive for city boy Joe. Tune in tonight at 9pm on Virgin Media for updates.

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It's becoming increasingly obvious which couple are the most infatuated with one another on ITV's Love Island, but it was sealed with a kiss last night.

Curtis Pritchard and Tommy Fury's 'bromance' has been heating up for weeks, and the love is positively sizzling between them. The chemistry, the adoration, the connection; it's all there.

Forget Amy and Molly, they're history. Fans exploded on social media last night after witnessing their balcony bonding, and we have to agree…it's pretty darn cute. 

Hilariously, Molly assumed that Tommy and Curtis would be discussing herself and the boxer "doing bits" in bed, but the conversation was entirely a sharing of love between the two boys.

They've sworn to be best mates for life, and we can see them getting matching "It is what it is" tattoos any day now.

Viewers of the show are HERE for the smashing of toxic masculinity between the pair, and want the £50,000 cash prize to be handed over to #Turtis.

Amy and Molly have yet to notice that their men are wandering off with each other… 

TAKE ALL OF OUR MONEY:

We all know that they'd make it on the outside:

Tommy: "Bro."

Curtis: "Yeach bro?"

Tommy: "Love you so much bro, to the moon and back."

Curtis: "BRO."

Time for a gay rat wedding, we think…

The public are also arguing that Curtis and Tommy as a couple are more believable than Curtis and Amy, and they're not totally wrong:

In conclusion: In BRO we trust. Confiscate all of our finances and gift it to #Turtis as the greatest love bunnies of ALL TIME.

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Now, we don't approve in the slightest when women are pitted against each other. It's usually fairly toxic, but we genuinely are confused about the Amy versus Lucie debacle.

Twitter was going OFF last night after the latest Love Island recoupling, where Lucie was saved by Joe. Unfortunately for Amy, her disappointed facial expression was caught on camera, and fans of the show were not exactly loving her look.

It's safe to say the viewers turned on Amy, after the former friends came to blows during the food fight task. Lucie definitely went a little overboard with her targeting of Amy, but the treatment of Lucie in the villa seems pretty unfair.

Yikes.  "Amy is the ‘friend’ that slowly prays for your downfall behind your back," expressed one Twitter user. That sentiment was echoed online, with the audience sticking up for the surfer chick.

Even Dani Dyer had her say; "Just want to give Lucie a cuddle, they need to chill out and leave the girl alone." Joe was acting like a possessive boyfriend again, calling her male friendships "weird" for no reason.

The girls in the villa are also extremely put out by the fact that Lucie gets on with the boys a lot better, and now the poor gal is getting more and more isolated.

Fans are getting concerned for Lucie's wellbeing, after her female friendships seem to have imploded and Joe is arguably carrying out emotional manipulation.

Malin Andersson tweeted; "Can the producers make sure Lucie is ok please." Totally fair comment, in our view. The showrunners have to look out for this type of issue in the villa, and for the mental health of contestants.

"This was horrible to watch. Mental health has been such a big thing but she is constantly being targeted and being made to feel shit. Give the poor girl a break and maybe some support," tweeted another fan.

The viewers are claiming that Amy is leading the pack in terms of bitchiness, and is possibly jealous of Lucie and wants to remain the number one couple alongside Curtis Pritchard, her 'half-boyfriend.'

"The girls are bitchy but Amy’s leading it all, she doesn't like Lucie and she’s 100 percent manipulative.

"She’s turning everyone against her and she can see it’s making the poor girl miserable, then she’s turning on the tears for effect," wrote another Twitter user, having zero time for Amy.

Lucie was trending on Twitter last night after the episode, with many expressing worry for the 21-year-old, and rightfully so.

Another fan pointed out that the sudden turn taken against Lucie began after the whole 'half-boyfriend' announcement, where Amy claimed Lucie stole her and Curtis' thunder. Bit strange?

Amy's consistent talk of Lucie has caught the attention of the audience, who noticed her seeming obsession with discussing Lucie's absence from the group and relationship with Joe.

We're not sure what Curtis really thinks about Amy's constant talk of Lucie, but we don't think he'll have a lot of time for behind-your-back bitchiness.

 "Maybe she wants some time on her own?! It’s intense man! Leave the girl to work our without making her feel like she has to sit in a 24/7 mothers meeting," wrote another viewer.

It's an extremely claustrophobic environment in the villa, it makes sense why Lucie would want time to herself.

Time will tell whether Lucie and Joe will stay together, despite Joe's clear emotional issues and lack of self-esteem. Why else would he be obsessed with Lucie only becoming friends with girls? 

Amy and Curtis seem to be stable, but if Amy apparently continues to create a bitchy atmosphere, anything could happen.

Tune in tonight at 9pm to see the drama unfold.

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The Love Island villa is already fairly dramatic, but things are about to get next level chaotic.

After last night's insanely intense recoupling, the producers of the hit ITV show are continuing the madness by sending in two new boys to heat the place up.

Maura and Anna were left single after Tommy and Anton chose Molly and Elma instead, and the solo pair immediately got a text saying they're heading on dates already.

The two new additions will mean that there will be an equal number of girls and boys in the house, but are there even enough beds? Probably not…which means sharing is caring.

The first boy up is 24-year-old Jordan Hames, a model from Manchester who is catching Anna's eye and getting his flirt on;

I bring something different to the other Islanders. I’ve got good energy, I’m really bubbly. I’ve got younger siblings I’m always teasing, so I think I’ll be a bit of a joker of the pack

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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What does he think are his best features? We're guessing he's pretty into himself…

"My best are my jawline, my trainer collection and how laid back I am in life. I don’t take myself too seriously. My worst traits are that I’m quite clumsy.

"I was once on a first date, bought two cocktails, went to sit down and knocked them over. Sometimes I leave things until the last minute, so I’m often in a rush," he said. Sounds a bit cute, eh?

He rates himself as a "solid 9.8 out of 10. Not quite a 10, no one is perfect. My best feature is my hair."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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He's already admitted to loving all the girls in the villa; "I’m greedy in that sense. I like blondes, brunettes, red heads. I would say Anna, Amber, Molly-Mae and Elma are on my radar.

Who is he looking for? "Someone who has got nice eyes, good energy and good banter, someone who doesn’t take themselves too seriously but is career driven. I like them to be fiery," he said. We reckon Anna's pretty fiery.

"If I’m in a relationship with someone who says ‘yes’ all the time, I’ll just be seeing what I can get away with. I like someone spontaneous, I love travelling. I’m the sort of guy who will book to go on a city break on a Friday and then go on the Saturday."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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He calls himself a "smooth operator" when it comes to women, and he prefers to meet girls in real life over online; "I saw a girl who was wearing a nice pair of trainers at a concert once, so I went over and complimented her on them and that’s how we started talking. Otherwise I slide into the DMs."

Jennifer Lopez is his celebrity crush, and his main turn off in a girl 'with a really loud, annoying laugh': 

"Over the top. I don’t like really overly dramatic girls. I like girls who are more laid back and chilled, like me. I don’t like drama or people who are high maintenance." 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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He says he's heading into the villa for himself, so he's going to go all the way to get the girl of his dreams:

"I’m going in on my own, although I want to get along with the lads because I’m a lads’ lad, I’m there for myself so if I see a girl I want, I’m going to go for it."

His claim to fame is meeting David Beckham on a modelling shoot, which we're sure he mentions fairly often…

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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"For me it takes a lot for me to commit to a girl so when I am single I will dabble here and then. But when I’m committed I am 100% loyal. But only if I meet the right girl," he added.

How loyal will he stay to the boys, though? "I think there’s a gentleman way to go about things. I’m not one to do mates over like that. If I go for it, I’ll do it in the right way."

Fair enough, we're eager to see how things go between Jordan and Anna. Who's heading on a date with Maura? 29-year-old Tom Walker, from Leeds.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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 He describes himself as 'fun' and 'energetic': "I tend to get on with boys and girls. I’m a people person. I enjoy finding out about people. I’m also opinionated and enjoy good discussions." He sees himself as a bit of a Curtis, able to get on with everyone:

"I’m nosy, I enjoy asking questions and getting to know people. I’m fun and always up for doing things. I’m a yes man, I don’t turn many things down. The downside is that I sometimes find it hard to switch off. I can be quite annoying. I’m always on the go." 

He's a model, so he rates his appearance highly enough, but not a 10: "I think I’m a solid eight. I appreciate I’ve been blessed, I wouldn’t be modelling if I wasn’t. People compliment me on my jawline."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Who is he looking to couple up with?

"I like the new girls – Maura is a cannon. She’s gone in there and torn it up. She might be a bit too hot to handle. I really like Elma. She’s got a look I tend to go for. From day one I liked the look of Lucie, although she seems pretty happy and settled with Joe. I’ll find out whether she is when I get in."

We don't reckon Lucie and Joe are that stable, so maybe Tom will cause a split between the pair.

His perfect girl is "Someone that I can be myself around. I don’t have to play anything up or play anything down. Someone who has got an energy for life, enjoys travelling and socialising."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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His celebrity crush is Michelle Keegan, and he meets girls in bars or through friends. He's never used dating apps, and all of his dates have been 'plain sailing'.

Bad teeth are his immediate turn-off, and he claims to be a 'man's man', whatever that is. " I get on well with guys, I’ve grown up playing football. But I’ve got to do what I’ve got to do. We’re all in there for the same reason. In terms of loyalty, he admits to having a wandering eye. (Anton, is that you?!):

"I’m a loyal person. Never say never to the wandering eye because it’s the way of the show. "You feel like you’re really into one person but then who knows? I will make calculated decisions and I’m not going to go rushing in. But I’m loyal so I don’t think I’ll be messing people around too much."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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He describes 'Bro Code' as; "Just be honest. I don’t really want to deal with people that want to play games."

Would anyone know who the hell he is? "Through my work as a model, I’ve appeared in TV adverts and on billboards. People might recognise me from that," Tom says.

Who do we think the boys will suit in the villa? We can't WAIT for tonight's episode, see you at 9pm lads.

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The whole Sherif drama is firmly over, and we STILL don't have answers about why he was kicked out of the Love Island villa. We enjoy a good mystery but this is getting ridiculous.

According to the man himself, it was "a case of poor judgement", and we'll most likely never hear anything else. Did he break the solo sex rule? Did he leak secrets on his phone? Is it about a sponsorship deal?

We honestly can't sleep at night without knowing some answers. Sherif is now back in the UK, and The Sun are claiming that two bodyguards have been stationed outside his London home since his return.

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A spokesperson for Love Island has since responded to the claims that producers have hired 24-hour security for Sherif Lanre by saying;

"Security is provided to assist families as part of our duty of care," a rep for the show told Digital Spy. 

Faked messages from Sherif leaked the other day, stating that the 20-year-old fought with Anton and was removed.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Sherif and ITV producers released a vague statement following his removal;

"In a case of poor judgement, I broke the villa rules and as a result agreed with the producers that it was best for me to leave the villa," Sherif said.

"I regret that I didn't conduct myself in the right way and, as a 20 year old guy, it's something I know I will take on board and learn from. I really enjoyed my time in the villa and look forward to catching up with everyone on the outside," Sherif continued.

Since his return, he thanked supporters and family on Twitter and Instagram:

"Thank you to everyone including my friends and family for the support I've come back to. I appreciate you all and hope I provided some good, positive moments during my time on Love Island and for anyone wondering I'm all good  #ItIsWhatItIs."

JUST TELL US WHAT HAPPENED AND NO ONE GETS HURT.

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Love Island's latest hopeful, Maura Higgins, is causing an absolute splash in the villa and she's only been there five minutes.

The Longford native and 'grid girl' entered the villa last night alongside Essex eyelash technician Elma Pazar, and has set her sights on Tommy Fury already.

The 28-year-old has been warned by bosses after an unearthed video shows her shouting an offensive gay slur.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The MailOnline revealed footage of Maura yelling "f****t" on a Dubai holiday with her gal pals.

Apparently, she was quoting The Hangover, you remember that Bradley Cooper comedy in Vegas with Mike Tyson's tiger?

When asked about the dodgy footage, an ITV spokesman claimed: "We do not tolerate any offensive language in the villa."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The ITV source continued; "We speak to all of the islanders to remind them of what we condone to be acceptable behaviour during their time on the show."

The stunning model is set to get on the wrong side of Molly-Mae, Tommy's current coupling partner and resident 'blonde bombshell' of the show. They seem to overuse the word 'bombshell pretty' much all the time…

The offensive clip circulated ahead of Maura's initial Love Island appearance, when she strutted in alongside Elma Pazar. Danny, Tommy, Anton and Michael have to create a three-course meal for the new girls.

The model has starred in a music video with One Direction's Liam Payne, her main claim to fame it would seem.

Maura has also explained that she had to leave Ireland for work, saying that the modelling industry is closed off to country girls like her.

We can't wait to see what happens between Molly Mae and Tommy tonight, it looks light a major jealousy argument is brewing because of Tommy's head-turning antics.

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With Love Island in full swing, it's time to reshuffle the dating cards by throwing two new hopefuls into the mix. Maura Higgins, from Longford, and Elma Pazar.

With all the Sherif drama, the producers are seemingly distracting us from this strange twist by adding two new ladies to potentially make or break some couples.

Longford's Maura Higgins is a 'grid girl' and model, unsurprisingly. The 28-year-old describes her type as personality-driven, and loyal (Anton definitely won't be successful with that second trait).

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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"I would go for personality more than anything. I would definitely look for someone who is really honest and a very confident guy, but not arrogant and definitely someone who makes me laugh. They have to have banter, without a doubt," she explained.

Maura describes her biggest turn-off in a guy as, "Arrogance and someone who acts different around their friends. I can’t bear that!" Her celebrity crush is Chris Hemsworth, and we have to stan.

In terms of fidelity, Maura says, "If I’m in a relationship with someone, I’m loyal. That’s it. I’ve never cheated. I’ve been cheated on. I will trust someone until they do something wrong to me, I’m very much like that."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Speaking about girl code (*cough* Molly-Mae *cough*), she admitted;

"I think if you’ve put a label on something, boyfriend and girlfriend, then you just don’t go there. If there is a girl and a guy in there and they’ve put a label on it, I would never go there and I would hope that no one would do it to me."

She emphasises that she's the perfect Islander because, "I’m outgoing and I really am looking to find love. I’m a relationship type of girl. I hate being single."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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"I was in a nine-year relationship that finished a few years ago. Then I was with another guy, we broke up last year sometime, then we got back together but the trust was gone and it’s not going to come back.

"It ended quite recently. As the trust is just gone, for me, there is no going back," she added.

She also revealed that she's willing to do whatever it takes, "I’d go extreme. It can obviously be hard because you could be really close with one of the girls but you’re in there to find love at the end of the day."

What's her claim to fame, though? "Through my modelling work, I’ve worked with athletes and people who’ve been in the public eye. I did a visual shoot for Liam Payne as well." Alright then…

Maura isn't heading into the villa alone. 26-year-old "eyelash technician" from Essex, Elma Pazar, is also joining the crew.

Who do you think they'll couple up with, or will they stay single? The drah-mah…we're not ready.

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It would take something monumental to force us to give up drink for a full six months, if we're being honest. That cheeky glass of wine on the couch watching Love Island is simply a must.

One of the islanders, Lucie Donlan, has revealed that she gave up drinking alcohol for six months before entering the villa to be at her healthiest when the show began.

The Newquay surfer opened up about the lengths she went to in order to feel her best. In scenes aired on Love Island's Extra Bits, Lucie said: "I haven't had a drink since New Years Eve." We gasped.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The 21-year-old has already caught the eyes of Tommy Fury, Joe Garratt and Anton Danyluk since entering the Majorcan set, and is coupled up with Joe for the moment.

In a candid chat with the girls, she admitted that she underwent a dramatic diet change in order to feel her best.

The reality star has been spotted nursing a drink in her hand since the show has aired, so it appears she's lifted her own ban.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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It's likely that the health kick was to look her best for the ITV2 series, which emphasises looks and body image to a slightly alarming point.

Lucie dropped from a size 12 to a size 6 in under a year to make it as a professional model.

Lucie told The Mirror: "I used to be much bigger than I was now. When I was surf coaching when I was younger I was so much bigger and then I realised it wasn't healthy for me."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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She changed her lifestyle completely for both her health and her image;

"I started eating much healthier and doing lots of cross fit with my trainer at home. I just carried that on just maintaining it," she explained.

"I did lots of surfing three times a week in a gym. I don't drink or smoke. I was probably about a size 12 and now I am a six to an eight. I was pushing on 11 stone. I wasn’t massive but it just wasn’t healthy."

Something must have worked, because she's been a successful fitness model ever since. We love a pint too much to ever try this though…

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Well, it's that time of the year again.

The moment where the sun comes out and all common sense retires, as you sit back on the couch and watch people in minimal clothing pretend to love each other.

Yep...Love Island is back. The fifth season is set to be bigger than ever, with an expanded villa and more twists up Caroline Flack's sleeve.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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It's too hot to be wearing sleeves in Spain but you know what I mean.

The reality television show places young, attractive people who are 'unlucky-in-love'/massive players/lacking self-esteem/want money or attention into a house and they must find romance to win the £50,000 prize for best couple.

Now, this was my first Love Island viewing, and at first I was in a state of shock.

Then, as my IQ lowered, I could feel myself getting hooked on it. However, one thing kept annoying me and apparently the entire nation agrees: Lucie trying to make 'bev' happen as a word.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The 21-year-old surfer from Newquay who professed to wanting 'a dude' (vague, much?) and then did not pick a 'dude', continuously used the phrases 'a bev', 'bevvy', 'bevs', 'your bev', 'my bev' roughly 209347412 times.

It was honestly exhausting and I lost count fairly quickly of how many times she said it.

Here's what Twitter had to say. Trust me, they had a LOT to get off their chests.

What Lucie thinks a 'bev' is versus the rest of the UK is quite different…

"‘Lucie, are you here to find love?'

‘Nah, I just wanna make a Primark tee slogan, init bev.' 

'When Lucie keeps saying Bev or Bevy'.

Of course, there was the Mean Girls reference: "Lucie. Stop trying to make 'bevs' happen. It's not going to happen."

Listen to Regina George, gal. She's got wisdom.

"No one:

Absolutely no one:

Not a soul:

Lucie: 'haha i love BEVS you look BEVVY you BEVVY BEV boy.'"

The state of frustration was too much for some people:

To be honest, what else were they expecting? 

Remember, Irish viewers need to support our homegirl and resident brain of the house Yewande.

She's been receiving racial abuse since it was announced that she was entering the house, and it's NOT ON. She was also picked last and her beauty is being underappreciated, okay? Help a sis out.

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Diversity is merely one issue in a large spectrum of problems perpetuated by ITV2's hit reality show Love Island. 

It speaks volumes that Irish contestant Yewande Biala has already been racially abused by trolls only hours after she was announced as part of the cast.

The 23-year-old is among the 12 participants entering the Spanish villa for the summer, which sees the Islanders couple-up and compete for the cash prize.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The scientist, who is of Nigerian descent but is from Enfield in County Meath, has seen her friends leap to her defence after online bullies asked racist questions regarding her nationality.

One troll remarked that Biala is "far from Irish", while another said, "not Irish and never will be." *Rings bell* SHAME

Luckily, her fans leaped to her aid, saying, "“Born and raised here I’m pretty sure that makes her Irish.” Another wrote, "Just because she hasn’t got white skin doesn’t mean she’s not Irish. Small minded people.”

The Dubliner who is self-confessed unlucky-in-love has seen her Instagram followers increase from 3,000 to more than 21,000 in just one day.

"I don’t think there is a science to finding love and if there is then I have clearly been reading the wrong books," she said of her love life. Twitter supporters were over the moon to see representation onscreen.

One fan wrote: “Today has been a great day for black Irish women…A black Irish woman was elected to the Irish local council and a black Irish woman is gonna be on Love Island."

A Wakanda-level protection group has been made online: "Black Twitter listen the hell up. We are gonna support our queen Yewande Biala to the end no questions, no fuss.. it is what it is.”

“Officially announcing that I am apart of the Yewande Biala defence squad #LoveIsland," wrote another fan.

These ignorant scumbags who are targeting Biala are no match for her fan-base, and we are loving it. We stan an Irish queen.

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It's that time of the year again…the point in the summer where you become absolutely glued to Love Island and obsessive over these reality TV relationships that are most likely staged.

The hit show is back for its fifth season, and its set to become the biggest event of the summer. It succeeds in garnering a huge fanbase who follow the originals like the plague.

We've been dying to see who this years' group of contestants are, and Love Island have finally released their full cast. They're as attention-loving as ever;

This year has already seen controversy surrounding the show itself, as two former contestants have died by suicide and other participants have criticised the show for not supporting them after they left the villa.

The islanders find themselves instantly famous after the series airs, and they become the subject of intense media scrutiny and social media conversations.

The show has now said it will provide therapy sessions for the contestants, and will take more care over their mental health. So who are these brand new faces entering the luxury Mallorcan villa?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Host Caroline Flack will once again welcome the contestants to their Spanish paradise, and Iain Stirling will continue his hilarious duties as the show narrator.

The Islanders must couple up to secure their their place in the villa, and the singletons are at risk of being dumped from the villa. Loyalties will be tested, no doubt, with some unexpected twists on the way.

They're kicking season five off with seven guys and five ladies, so one of those boys will have to graft their ass off to save themselves. The public will once again decide their favourite couple, who walk away with a huge cash prize.

Who is this years' Irish interest? 23-year-old Dubliner Yewanda Biala, who is also a scientist.

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Next up, it's Lucie Donlan. 21-year-old Lucie is a surfer from Newquay…will she catch waves or catch a boyfriend?

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The third lady entering the villa is 28-year-old Anna Vakil, a pharmacist from London.

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Girl #4: Amber Gill. The 21-year-old beauty therapist from Newcastle is used to getting what she wants, and is big on the Geordie party scene.

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Last but not least for the ladies: Amy Hart. The 26-year-old is from Worthing, Essex, and works as am air hostess and cabin crew manager

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First up for the boys (they're quite the cocky bunch) is Tommy Fury. The 20-year-old boxer from Manchester is Tyson Fury's younger bro, and rates himself as a 10.

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Secondly, 22-year-old Joe Garratt from South East London. Joe works as a catering company owner, and those curls are going to get the ladies going.

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The third boy on the list is Anton Danyluk. The 24-year old is a gym owner from Airdrie, Scotland.

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Fourth on the list is a firefighter, Michael Griffiths. The Scouser from Liverpool is 27-years-old, and calls himself a hero.

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Number five for the lads is Callum MacLeod. He's a 28-years-old aircraft engineer from South Wales.

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We can't forget about Curtis Pritchard, brother of Dancing With The Stars' AJ Pritchard. He's 23 from Shropshire, and is a ballroom and Latin dancer.

He's already used to being on reality television, which is an advantage, but can he waltz his way to victory?

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Last but not least: 20-year-old Sherif Lanre from London. Lanre works as both a chef and semi-pro rugby player…we love versatility.

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Love Island returns to Virgin Media Two on Monday June 3 (only six days away) and an experience like no other awaits the brand-new influx of contestants looking for love.

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