Love Island returning to our screens has become a yearly ritual in the UK.
As summer officially kicks off, ITV2 debuts a crew of uber-waxed, super tanned and Insta-famous “islanders” to our screens.
In the run up to the launch, there have been various debates about the mental health support available to contestants on the show this year after 2017 contestant Mike Thalassitis took his own life in March 2019.
There’s also been plenty of debate relating to the appearance of contestants on the show.
Many people, including actress and TV presenter Jameela Jamil, have complained about the lack of racial and body diversity.
This prompted Love Island producers to release a statement, which suggested that there isn’t more body diversity because they want the contestants to be “attracted to one another”.
Love Island responding to criticisms about the lack of body diversity is a bit 👀