Love Island fans blast show over 'disgraceful' fight

Rebekah Scanlan
Senior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer

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.

Love Island fans have been left unimpressed by the aggressive fight scenes in last night’s episode of the show. Source: Nine

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.

“I think the fact the violence come out … both should get kicked off … not ok guys!!” one viewer wrote on Instagram.

Grant and Eden came to blows over the decision to boot Justin off the island. Source: Nine

“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.

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.

The show has been slammed for it’s racy content, which includes contestants getting down in bed together. Source: Nine
But host Sophie Monk has defended the show, saying it’s “unapologetic” for what it is. Source: Instagram/SophieMonk

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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