Love Island winners Davide Sanclimenti and Ekin-Su Culculoglu shared a kiss as they landed back in the UK after the finale of the ITV2 dating show.
The couple he posed for pictures with fans as they left Stansted Airport hand in hand after flying in from Majorca on Wednesday.
Ekin-Su, wearing a denim jacket and leather pants, was handed a bouquet of flowers when she arrived with Italian business owner Davide, who wore a gray hooded sweater and jeans.
Davide became emotional after being reunited with his friends and after sharing hugs and laughter with them, he removed his sunglasses to wipe away tears.
Screams of his catchphrase “Lie” – born of an argument with Ekin-Su – could be heard from the crowd of friends and family as they joked among themselves.
Runners-up Gemma Owen and Luca Bish were greeted by their families as they left the station, and Gemma also handed over a bouquet of white flowers.
Tasha Ghouri, who finished fourth in the live final with Andrew Le Page, screamed and ran with open arms towards her father Tarek, who lifted her off the ground in an embrace.
Then he gave her a large bouquet of flowers.
After Andrew received hugs and kisses from his own family, he shared a heartfelt moment with Tasha’s father as the two hugged and shook hands.
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The couples all posed for selfies with fans who waited patiently outside the station.
Monday night’s finale saw Ekin-Su and Davide crowned the winners and take home a £50,000 prize pool.
ITV later revealed that they were the clear winner in the public vote with 63.7%.
Gemma and Luca are in second place with 14.5%, Indiyah Polack and Dami Hope are in third with 11.8%, and Tasha and Andrew have 10.1%.
According to ITV, the latest series debuted with a total of five million viewers across all devices, making it the most watched series since 2019.
ITV has also announced there will be two series of shows in 2023 – a winter series in South Africa and a summer series in Majorca.
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