- “Love Island” star Hugo Hammond said he didn’t like the “fake looks” during the last episode.
- The comment angered two contestants.
- One of the contestants, Faye Winters, said Hammond needed to “be polite.”
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“Love Island” star Hugo Hammond burst into tears during the last episode of hit the UK reality show after two competing women called him for his remarks about women having plastic surgery
During the episode, Hammond, a 24-year-old gymnastics teacher and the first competitor disabled on “Love Island,” she organized a game where contestants had to dance their answers to their partners to get to know each other. In a round based on the biggest turn-offs, Hammond said his biggest turn-off is that he wasn’t a fan of “fake personalities and looks”.
Companions Faye Winter and Sharon Gaffka called him after repeating the “false” comment when describing his type: “light blonde not fake.”
Winter, after the second comment, said, “That word continues to be thrown out, doesn’t it? Learn why women do the work.”
Gaffka also said, “ignorant as f —.”
After the game, Gaffka said: “He literally played for two girls here who seem to have gotten the job done.
“I’m f — ing in a rage. Girls do it to boost their confidence and I don’t think it should be negative.”
Later in the episode, Hammond tried to apologize to the two women by insisting that “it didn’t mean anything malicious” from the statements.
His first conversation with Gaffka left him in tears and he was to be comforted by the other male competitors.
Later, the professor apologized to Winter, who said, “For me, the false word didn’t go well. My mom and dad kept me crying every day from the age of 13 to 18 because I was underdeveloped. , so I bought myself a working breast for my 18th birthday because I had such a hard time. ”
Hammond apologetically respectfully said, “I can’t understand how hard it must have been. So, also for that reason, I’m completely sorry to have used a word that makes you really hurt and makes you think in really negative times.”
Winter and Gaffka forgave Hammond after his apology. Many fans of “Love Island” on Twitter have noted that while Hammond was lashed out for his “false” comments, another male contestant, Aaron Francis, received no criticism for saying he didn’t like women’s dating. have body hair.
“So because Aaron can comment on her body hair and can say she wants a housewife. But Hugo says he doesn’t like plastic surgery and now he’s a villain,” one person wrote.
—Shianne Williams (@ ShianneWilliam7) July 6, 2021
Another wrote, “Sharon is more furious at Hugo’s preferences than Aaron’s massively misogynistic comment about women’s body hair is just–“
-Ali🌻 (@woweeitsali) July 6, 2021
And another tweeted, “So it’s okay for Aaron to turn out to be arm hairs that are literally natural and EIGHT a single person has them. But Hugo’s preference is more of a natural-looking girl and WHAT’s that offensive?” “
BFrancesca 💃🧸 (francesca_fra) July 6, 2021