The “health and safety” of programme participants is ITV’s “highest priority”, the broadcaster’s director of television has said.
Jeremy Kyle is piloting a new show to air on ITV months after his flagship programme was axed, the broadcaster’s director of television Kevin Lygo has said.
An ITV chief has branded the abuse some Love Island contestants receive on social media as “absolutely disgusting”.
The families of Love Island contestants have been offered access to counselling.
Amy Hart has broken her social media silence since quitting Love Island to say it was a “scary decision” to leave the show but the right thing to do.
Love Island’s Amy Hart said she quit the show in order to protect her mental health after seeing her former partner moving on with another woman.
Vicky Pattison has urged people to be more mindful about what they say on social media about this year’s Love Island stars, as she called out the “internet culture of hate”.
Love Island bosses have paid tribute to Sophie Gradon on the anniversary of her death.
The Hills star Justin “Bobby” Brescia has warned the side effects of fame can “tear you apart as a human”.
Love Island’s Joe Garratt has refused to apologise for his behaviour on the programme, and insisted he never tried to “control” fellow contestant Lucie Donlan.
ITV said it provided psychological support to Love Island stars who appear upset after the show was criticised by a domestic violence charity over the “possessive” behaviour of a contestant.
Caroline Flack has said she is “not a robot” and sympathises with Love Island contestants going through relationship turmoil.
Love Island contestants will be given a minimum of eight therapy sessions as part of an enhanced duty of care process outlined by ITV ahead of the new series.
The new series of Love Island will start on Monday June 3, ITV has confirmed.
A coroner has issued a warning about mixing alcohol and cocaine after Love Island star Sophie Gradon hanged herself having consumed both substances.
Love Island winner Dani Dyer has said that many of her fellow contestants struggled after their time on the reality show, but that ITV’s producers were “just a phone call away”.
Cast members from The Only Way Is Essex have praised the show for the support and after care on offer.
Former Love Island star Alex Miller has admitted he wrestled with suicidal thoughts after leaving the show.
Love Island will offer “bespoke training” to all future contestants following the deaths of two former stars.
Health minister Jackie Doyle-Price has urged the public to take a “step back” from watching reality TV shows, as she called the deaths of two Love Island stars a “wake-up call”.