Connor Durman from Love Island has accused his ex-girlfriend Stevie-Leigh Pich of selling photos of him ‘posing with lines of white powder’.
Images that came forward on Saturday show the reality star, 25, sitting shirtless in front of a table with white powder carefully arranged in lines in front of him.
Sources have revealed to MailOnline that the former coffee bean seller is ‘convinced’ is ‘jealous’ Stevie-Leigh was the person who released the images of him.
Claims: Love Island’s Connor Durman has accused his ex-girlfriend Stevie-Leigh Pich of selling photos of him ‘posing with lines of white powder’
Since leaving the show, Connor has continued his romance with his villa love interest Sophie Piper, with whom he recently started exclusive dating.
A source close to Connor revealed: ‘Connor is convinced that this photo was released by his ex-girlfriend. It is no coincidence that this came out the day after Sophie confirmed that she and Connor have become exclusive.
They added: “He goes on with life and wishes that she would do the same. Connor says that Stevie is jealous of Love Island and that she did not and is now trying to get her own back. “
This is just a few weeks after Stevie-Leigh told MailOnline that watching Connor with other women in the dating show “made her sick” while claiming she still loved him at the time.
Love life: Since leaving the show, Connor has continued his romance with his villa love interest Sophie Piper, with whom he recently started exclusive dating
MailOnline has contacted Stevie-Leigh for comments and there is no suggestion that she was the one to release the image of Connor in question.
Connor was forced to apologize for the photos and claimed it was a ‘low point’ in his life when he lived in Australia before appearing in the show.
A representative of the star told MailOnline: “Connor is very ashamed that the photo was made public because he was taken at a very low point in his life by someone he believed he could trust …
“It was a low point in life”: in pictures that came up on Saturday, the coffee bean seller sees sitting in front of a table with white powder that has been carefully arranged in lines for him
“But he takes full responsibility for his actions and regrets all the misery that his friends and family can cause.
“He’s trying to leave all of this behind him and move on with his life.”
The image of Connor was obtained by The sun, and one source told the publication: ‘Connor lived in Australia last year and recreational drugs were unfortunately used.
Response: A representative told MailOnline: “Connor is very ashamed that the photo was made public because he was taken at a very low point in his life”
“One of the reasons he left Australia and returned to the UK to be with his family is because he realized that his life was getting out of hand. He regrets his past and is now continuing his life. He is sorry. ”
Earlier this month, the islander was accused of sending offensive messages to his ex-girlfriend after she told him that she had fallen asleep after black men.
Connor was with Stevie-Leigh for four years, with the couple breaking up a few months before the recent Love Island series.
Friends claimed that the coffee bean seller had bombarded Miss Pich with offensive text messages and called her a “sl **” and a sl **.
Racist comments: Earlier this month, the islander (left) was accused of sending a series of racist messages to his ex-girlfriend Stevie-Leigh Pich, 22, (right)
According to the lyrics, he describes the makeup artist who sleeps with black men as “rank” and adds “it makes me sick,” according to The Sun.
Friends of the make-up artist said to the newspaper: ‘It is disgusting that he can send such messages, seeing who he is linked to in the show.
“He kept telling Stevie that it made him sick that she had seen the man and was really dirty.”
Connor then told his ex that “like black boys” is “such a deterrent,” the newspaper reported.
Relationship: Connor was with Stevie-Leigh for four years, with the couple breaking up a few months before the recent Love Island series
He has now apologized to Sophie for the racist remarks to his ex, in which he admitted that he had messed up during a sincere conversation.
The medical PA has accepted the apology from the coffee bean vendor because the couple’s relationship has been “getting serious” since they left the villa.
A source told The Sun Online: “He explained himself and was genuinely sorry, as was furiously said about the breakup of his relationship.
“If he was honest, he was bitter at the time and it was in the heat of the moment. Sophie believes him and will not punish him for his past. “
The insider continued: “Connor and Sophie have spent so much time together since they left the villa and things are moving from strength to strength between them.”
Connor representative confirmed to MailOnline that the report is correct. MailOnline has contacted Sophie Piper representatives for comments.
Sophie had her share of the drama during her stay in South Africa, specifically fending off the advances of Mike Boateng, 24, after love rival Connor had started off the island.
In the end, the brunette beauty was reunited with Connor on ITV2’s Love Island Aftersun, and they have had a flourishing romance ever since.
Loved-up: the couple’s relationship has become “serious” since they left the villa, and an inside claimed “things are going from strength to strength between them”