Love Island fans were sent into a frenzy last night, when they saw contestants Grant Crapp and Eden Dally come to physical blows.
The fight erupted over Eden’s decision to send original Islander Justin Lacko home, which had upset the rest of the villa, including Grant’s ‘girlfriend’ Tayla Damir.
When things became heated between Eden and Tayla, Grant stepped in to defend his woman and things escalated, leaving producers forced to jump in and diffuse the situation.
However the explosive scene has left viewers divided, with some saying the “disgraceful” moment should have resulted in both being booted off for being violent.
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“I think the fact the violence come out … both should get kicked off … not ok guys!!” one viewer wrote on Instagram.
“That was so crazy,” another said. “Can’t believe NEITHER Eden or Grant were REMOVED from The Villa. One of them should have been kicked out.”
But while the controversial fight has raised a few eyebrows, many fans thought it made epic viewing and were disappointed it was cut short by producers.
So presumably they didn't show the fight beacuse 'it sets a bad example blah blah blah'. If that's the case then they better cancel the show #LoveIslandAU
— mattyjojo (@mattyjojojnr) June 17, 2018
I waited 5 days and you don’t show the fight??? 😭 #LoveIslandAU
— Pedro Cuccovillo (@pedrocuzz) June 17, 2018
#LoveIslandAU excuse me, editors, can we please get another slow mo replay of the fight?
— katie wright (@katiethegreaty1) June 17, 2018
Since the show — which is hosted by Sophie Monk — launched last month it has been the centre of controversy thanks to it’s racy format, which sees contestants ‘stealing’ partners and on-screen sex.
Sophie, 38, has defended the reality dating show, calling it “unapologetically hot” in an interview with TV Week.
“This is quirky and edgy, so it fits my style completely,” she told the publication. “It’s sexy, it’s unapologetically hot and it isn’t afraid of what it is.”
Sophie is currently the centre of her own surprising love story, after rumours emerged she’s dating MAFS’ Ryan Gallagher.
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