These five words of Island of lovethe narrator of, delivered on the Sunday night TV show on a sunrise montage, was the sum total of the CBS series explanation for the sudden off-camera exit of newcomer Leslie Golden.
A self-proclaimed pansexual, Leslie joined the mix on Day 18 (in the July 25 episode), when the current “girls” moved to Casa Amor to meet a new group of guys and the “boys” stayed at the villa. to be tempted by newcomers Leslie, Genny, Flo, Isabel and Kay.
Leslie was last heard from in the July 30 episode (where she was embroiled in a feud between Philly’s friends Shannon and Genny), and she was last seen during the opening cut of This Sunday’s “who slept in whose bed” – shortly after narrator Matthew casually mentioned his departure.
Those who dive deeper into the competition of “encounters” via the Island of love The app already feels that Leslie’s fate was changing when it was not offered as an option in a “Vote for Your Favorite Islander” poll that rose after Friday’s airing.
Golden, in one of those ‘ask me a question’ tips on Instagram, answered many questions on Sunday night about his truncated Island of love stay, claiming that she had moved away from the show for “personal reasons.”
Pressed to give some details, the Texan insisted her outing was “totally unrelated to the drama” that unfolded Friday night, when she and Genny were called out for their behavior and custody choices. dress on social networks. “I know what it looks like, but I have no problem with anyone there. “
“Really, it’s not that deep,” she told another follower. ” [My exit] has absolutely nothing to do with anyone in your villa, I swear little by little.
“I know I sound like a drama, but it’s not just my vibe,” she said.
TVLine has reached out to CBS to comment on Leslie’s departure from the show. UPDATE: But on Monday afternoon, Golden shared in a new Instagram story, “I’d love to say [why I had to leave], I think it’s hilarious. I think that’s a really stupid reason. Again, very on the mark for me though. What I did was a bit illegal.
Golden – which has a subscription-only website that offers “private” content – do hijack at least one apparent theory about her disappearance record: “I was not” kicked out “for doing porn,” she said. “You all reach. “
As for the series that barely explains her abrupt absence, “Honestly, I have no idea why they did this,” she shrugged. “Maybe so as not to attract the attention of the people who are actually in the villa.
All in all, Golden has been calling her all week Island of love relay “one of the best experiences of my life. Even though MY person wasn’t in there, I’m still so grateful that I was able to connect with everyone there. I have no regrets, but I am very happy to be home.