Love Island stars, Ekin-Su Cülcül; lu and Davide Sanclimenti thanked fans after this year’s series win.
The pair were named the winners of the 2022 season on Monday (August 1), beating Gemma Owen and Luca Bish for the £50,000 cash prize.
Ekin-Su broke down in tears when host Laura Whitmore announced the results, with Davide repeatedly saying: “I can’t believe it.”
Speaking in public for the first time in a video shared on the official Twitter page of the ITV2 series, Ekin-Su said: “Thank you to everyone who voted for us and thank you for letting us know. who I am”.
Davide added: “I didn’t expect it – I still don’t believe it,” continued Ekin-Su: “I think everyone wins here, and I just feel really lucky to be here. this.”
Addressing the runner-up, Davide later said: “We’re all four great couples, but yeah, thanks for everyone.”
Ekin-Su ended the message by saying, “Thank you for being with us – it means so much.”
Indiyah Polack and Dami Hope finished in third place, well ahead of Tasha Ghouri and Andrew Le Page in fourth.
Find the biggest takeaways from the final eight episode here, and the rankings of all Love Island episodes so far here.
Love Island, which will return in 2023. is now available to stream on BritBox.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/television/tv-news/love-islands-ekin-su-and-davide-speak-out-for-first-time-after-winning-itv2-series-41883815.html Love Island’s Ekin-Su and Davide speak out for the first time after winning the ITV2 series