Love Island Summer Botwe and Coco Lodge contestants had a heated exchange on Sunday’s show’s reunion episode.
The eighth series of the popular ITV2 dating show came to an end on Monday night, with Ekin-Su Culculoglu and Davide Sanclimenti crowned the winning couple and claiming a £50,000 prize.
In the Love Island: Aftersun reunion episode, Summer and Coco, both of whom joined the show during Casa Amor, headbutt when a group of island residents were asked who they had spent time with since leaving the show. submit.
While talking to Summer, Coco, Josh Samuel Le Grove and Billy Brown, the “super-fan” host of Love Island, Darren Harriott asked, “Pour tea, who’s going with whom? Come on, give it to them.” I know! “
After Billy confirmed that there had been “a few people,” Summer added: “I know someone who wants them to be with someone, but we moved. It’s better not to talk too much.”
The comment seemed to ruffle Coco’s hair, as she replied, “It was just a joke. If you can’t handle a big personality, don’t go on reality TV. It was a joke. “
An argument ensued after that, the couple spoke up to talk to each other.
Summer continued: “Friends don’t say certain things but it’s okay.”
Coco replied, “Okay, he’s being crazy friendly, so.”
Tensions peaked when Summer said, “Maybe we shouldn’t talk about you, if you want to talk about you, we can. Lean back.”
Comedian Harriott, 33, then intervened to explain the situation. It’s unclear exactly who the couple was referring to in the controversy.
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Elsewhere on the show, Luca Bish revealed that Jacques O’Neill was “a lot happier” after leaving the villa.
Presenter Laura Whitmore revealed that Jacques was not in attendance, saying: “Sadly Jacques can’t be here tonight.”
Speaking of the friendship formed between Luca and Jacques during their time at the villa, Luca said: “I think I actually called him before my parents. I called my sister to get Jacques’ number. Obviously I regret he’s not here tonight.”
Luca gets emotional thinking about the exchange the two men shared just before Jacques left the villa, saying: “When I look back, we both know what we’ve been through.
“I think it was a tough time and he did the right thing to leave because when I faced him the day before, he was a lot happier and it was great to see that.”
Luca finished the show in second place with his partner Gemma Owen, ahead of Dami Hope and Indiyah Polack and Tasha Ghouri and Andrew Le Page.
After the finale, ITV revealed Ekin-Su and Davide as the clear winners of the public vote with 63.7%.
While Gemma and Luca scored 14.5%, Indiyah and Dami came in third with 11.8%, and Tasha and Andrew scored 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.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/love-islanders-summer-and-coco-share-fiery-exchange-during-the-shows-reunion-41895945.html Love Islanders Summer and Coco share a fiery exchange in the reunion show