Love Island has received over 3,000 Ofcom complaints in one week over one male contestants ‘misogynistic behaviour and bullying’.
Figures released by the UK’s media regulator Ofcom on Wednesday show that 2481 viewers complained during July 17 Movie Night episode.
An additional 427 viewers complained about the Aftersun episode on the same night – which shows the host, Laura Whitmore and the panellists speculate about what happened between Ekin Su and George in the bedroom.
Luca, Davide and Dami have all come under fire from some viewers of their treatment of the women on the show.
The additional 427 complaints were ‘related to alleged bullying and misogynistic behaviour from some of the male contestants,’.
Tasha was one of the main targets during both the movie night and dares game after Luca and Dami criticized her behaviour repeatedly during her relationship with Andrew.
Viewers also expressed concern of Luca’s treatment of his love interest Gemma. THe fishmonger had an outburst after witnessing Gemma allegedly flirting with fellow islander, Billy.
Domestic Abuse charity Women’s Aid has also been tagged in many posts online over ‘misogynistic’ comments.