8.7 C
Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Love Island hit with nearly 25,000 complaints following Friday’s episode

Love Island was hit with almost 25,000 complaints following an episode that aired on Friday, according to The Office of Communications in the UK (Ofcom).

The complaints were made in relation to a verbal argument that broke out between Faye and Teddy.


The argument was triggered by some revelations made during the show’s movie night challenge where Teddy revealed that he was attracted to Clarisse, to which Faye stated she knew nothing about.

The most complaints that the show has ever received was 4,500 for the Casa Amor postcard episode.

However, Friday’s episode received 24,763 complaints.


Reacting to the vast quantity of complaints, Ofcom stated, “We’ve received over 25,000 complaints about last week’s Love Island, which is consistent with a trend of growing complaints about high-profile TV shows. We are carefully assessing these complaints, but have not yet taken a decision on whether or not to investigate.”

If an investigation is launched, Ofcom will carry out the following:

“We might judge that an issue is in breach, resolved or not in breach of our rules. We hold these decisions on broadcasters’ compliance records. If a broadcaster breaks the rules repeatedly, or in a way we consider to be serious, Ofcom has the legal powers to impose sanctions on them. Possible sanctions include a substantial fine, shortening or even taking away the channel or station’s licence to broadcast.”


Teachers’ unions call for traditional State Exams to take place amid criticism over ‘unhelpful’ speculation about hybrid model

The Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland (ASTI) and the Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) have called for State Exams to take...

Confrontation and massive consequences amongst warnings from US ahead of talks with Russia over Ukraine

United States Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has warned Russia that "confrontation and massive consequences" await if it continues with its aggression...

Jeffrey Donaldson says DUP on same page as Liz Truss over Northern Ireland Protocol as the UK Foreign Secretary threatens triggering Article 16

Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) Jeffrey Donaldson has claimed UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss is on the same page in...

Mandatory vaccinations to be discussed by NPHET while legal and ethical paper is prepared by Department of Health

The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) will be discussing mandatory vaccinations while the Department of Health prepares a legal and ethical...
broken clouds
8.7 ° C
9.2 °
8.4 °
82 %
76 %
9 °
10 °
12 °
11 °
9 °