Love Island recorded record 25,000 Ofcom complaints after Faye’s jealous tirade against Teddy – .

Love Island recorded record 25,000 Ofcom complaints after Faye’s jealous tirade against Teddy – .

Love Island received a record 24,763 complaints from the broadcasting regulator Ofcom.

The series had already reached over 4,000 postcard complaints arriving from Casa Amor earlier in the series.

The episode aired on Friday August 6 was the subject of a high number of complaints, the episode sparking major controversy on social media after the dramatic scenes between Faye Winter and Teddy Soares.

Following a movie night challenge that saw Faye see a clip from the series of her couple partner Teddy admitting he was sexually attracted to Clarisse Juliette at Casa Amor, Faye was very upset by what she had to say. seen and heard.

In the process, Faye launched into a tirade swearing at Teddy over what she saw as betrayal.

Faye exploded in rage during an argument with Teddy that aired last Friday

In the same episode, she also verbally criticized Jake Cornish for “exaggerating” the boys to “doing songs” at Casa Amor, while also attacking Dale Mehmet for trying to defuse the situation.

Ofcom has now confirmed that the episode received 24,763 complaints.

Thursday night’s previous episode received 675 complaints about the Movie Night Challenge, while Saturday and Sunday night’s episodes received 298 and 93, respectively.

The complaints about these episodes concerned the aftermath of the Movie Night Challenge and, as of Friday, concerned “a candidate’s behavior following the ‘Movie Night’ Challenge”.

Teddy Soares and Faye Winter later reconciled



An Ofcom spokesperson told the Mirror: « We received a large number of complaints about Love Island over the past week, which matches an upward trend in complaints about high profile TV shows.

“We carefully assess the complaints we have received, before deciding whether or not to investigate. “

After the Friday night show, there were numerous complaints on social media about the scenes, with concerns for Teddy and Faye’s welfare and some saying they would complain about the show to the regulator. Ofcom broadcasting.

Now thousands of people have kept their word.

Responding to the complaints, an ITV spokesperson previously told the Mirror: “The welfare and duty of care to our contributors is always our primary concern, and we take the emotional well-being of all Islanders very seriously. seriously.

Faye and Teddy briefly separated following the row, which ITV says has seen the Islanders supported throughout



The statement continued, “We have dedicated wellness producers and 24/7 psychological support who regularly monitor and speak to all Islanders privately and off-camera, especially if someone appears to be upset.

“All the islanders are therefore fully taken care of by the professionals on site and by their friends in the villa. Islanders can always reach out and talk to someone if they feel the need. “

Tuesday night’s episode saw Faye and Teddy reconcile after their previous drama, with Faye apologizing for her behavior on the night of the film’s challenge and noting that there was “no excuse” for her behavior.

* Love Island continues tonight at 9pm on ITV2 and ITV Hub with previous episodes available on ITV Hub. New episodes are available the day after their broadcast on BritBox.


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