Love Island ex-star Ollie Williams described his relationship with an ex as toxic just days before quitting the villa to be with former flame Laura Nofer.
In scenes that aired on Monday night, the hunk, 23, admitted one of his relationships didn’t end well, as he was exposed for cheating on one of his exes ‘eight or nine times’ during the Spill The Tea challenge.
It came after Love Island announced that Ollie had quit the villa after he decided to recind his relationship with ex Laura, but fans have since claimed it is a ‘cover up’ due to public backlash after his trophy hunter past was exposed.
Shocking: Love Island ex-star Ollie Williams described his relationship with an ex as toxic just days before quitting the villa to be with former flame Laura Nofer
During the segment, one of the girls was given a clue about one of the hunky male Islanders, which was then revealed to be about Ollie.
He then admitted he’d cheated one of his exes ‘eight or nine times,’ before adding: ‘I have had a relationship since, but that first relationship was very toxic.’
It’s unclear whether Ollie was referencing his ex Laura or another woman, following Love Island’s announcement that he had the show to rekindle his romance with her.
Drama: The revelation comes just days after the hunk announced he had the show to rekindle his relationship with ex Laura Nofer
Revelations: During Monday’s Spill The Tea challenge, Ollie admitted: “I had a relationship since, but that first relationship was very toxic”
Fans have been unconvinced by Ollie’s reasoning before leaving the villa, with many rushing to Twitter to claim that it is a ‘cover up’ by ITV bosses.
Leading the reaction was former Love Island star Olivia Attwood, who hinted that he may have been ‘pushed’ to leave the show after hitting back on a fan on social media.
One viewer tweeted: ‘Tbf, fair play to Ollie. Could’ve stayed, got his 1m insta followers, ended the relationship and run back to his ex (see Olivia Attwood), but didn’t.
‘I know some things he’s done wrong but I think he’s made a good decision here. #LoveIsland. ”
He’s off! It comes as fans have claimed that Ollie’s exit from the villa is a ‘cover up’ by show bosses, due to public backlash after his trophy hunter past was exposed
Seriously? Leading the reaction was Love Island 2017 star Olivia Attwood, who hinted that she was not convinced by Ollie’s reason for leaving the villa
Olivia replied: “1. I didn’t run .. I walked (briskly) but still walked.
“2. If you believe that is the real reason he left the villa then you probably believe in Father Christmas too. ‘
Meanwhile The Apprentice star Luisa Zissman, 32, made it clear she believes ITV ‘pushed him’ to leave, suggesting both parties are now ‘saving face’.
‘There is a GOD sometimes in life, good things do happen. This guy never deserved any airtime, “the animal-loving star wrote.
‘I don’t believe he left, I hope ITV did the right thing and pushed him and both of them are saving face.
‘Either way I’m not that bothered, he’s gone and that’s that! #goodthingsdohappen #goodriddancetobadrubbish. ‘
Really? Luisa Zissman also shared her own reaction to the news, and claimed that she thinks ITV ‘pushed’ Ollie to leave the show
On Tuesday it was announced that Ollie has quit the ITV2 series when he said in a statement the show made him realize he was still in love with his ex, Laura Nofer, 23.
But Love Island fans have suggested Ollie’s departure is a ‘cover up’ and claim he was ‘urged to quit’ after his controversial hobby was exposed.
Photos surfaced over the weekend of him posing with various dead carcasses, guns rested against the corpses, supposedly to promote his hunting business – leading to a furious reaction and an online petition to get him removed from the island.
Gone: In scenes that are thought to be airing on Tuesday night, Ollie announced that he decided to leave the villa to rekindle his relationship with Laura
Backlash: Photos surfaced over the weekend or posing with various dead carcasses, guns rested against the corpses, supposedly to promote his hunting business
However, viewers ground to speculate that Ollie’s exit from the show was due to his bloodthirsty hunting fit and that his ex-girlfriend was an excuse for him to leave Love Island.
One wrote: ‘That Ollie being’ kicked out for being ‘in love with his ex’ is such a cover-up! ‘ while another added: ‘That Ollie has left #LoveIsland as he’s’ still in love with his ex’ !! has absolutely nothing, nothing to do with all the complaints ITV was getting about him being a trophy hunter
“The influence Twitter has is honestly incredible.”
A third wrote: “Let’s be real here, Ollie didn’t quit the show because” he still loves his ex.
“There were too many complaints after his trophy hunting hobby was revealed and ITV can’t ignore that.”
Another added: ‘Ollie has left the villa apparently as he still loves someone else on the outside and it is not fair for him to be there. bulls ** t. “
Another typed: “So Ollie went through the application stage, auditioning, was put into quarantine before the show started and now he realizes he’s still not about his ex (is this the one he cheated on ??) LOL YEAH RIGHT.”
Hmm: Viewers ground to speculate that Ollie’s exit from the show was due to his bloodthirsty hunting past and that his ex-girlfriend was an excuse for him to leave Love Island
One fan wrote: “Ollie has left love being due to still being in love with his ex” in other words ITV have told him to leave due to the backlash they have been getting because of kills animals for fun … vile man.
An insider told MailOnline that Ollie was told about the emergence of the photos before he left the villa, saying: “It was only right that Ollie was informed of the situation occurring outside of the villa so the welfare team stepped in.”
However a Love Island spokesman said: ‘Ollie made the decision to leave his own back and explained his reasons for doing so in his quote.
‘He was not made aware while he was in the villa or any press stories running around him but as with all Islanders, since leaving the villa he has now been briefed as to what has been written and said about him as part of our duty of care.
‘We will be supporting Ollie as he leaves the villa.
Ollie cited unrelated reasons for quitting the show, however.
In a scene that is expected to air on Tuesday night, Ollie said in the Beach Hut: “I have to be honest with myself, and everyone, that I still love someone else … I have to follow my heart in this scenario and it would be wrong for me to ignore these feelings.
‘At the end of the day, this is Love Island and it’s about finding love. If I carried on anything with [current partner] Paige [Turley], or any other girl that might come into the villa, it wouldn’t be fair on them. ‘
A rep for Love Island simply told MailOnline: “Ollie has made the decision to leave the Love Island villa.”
No spark? At the start of the series Ollie was coupled up with singer Paige Turley, but recently scenes have seen the pair struggled to form a connection
Love Island bosses previously told MailOnline that they have ‘no intention’ of axing Ollie, with a further source saying producers of the ITV2 series refuse to ‘bow down to the public on a moral issue’ if they don’t believe keeping Ollie on the show will affect viewing figures.
An insider told MailOnline: ‘It’s highly unlikely Ollie will be booted off the series. He’s part of the lineup and already filmed the first episode – bosses see no reason to kick him off. ‘
The source continued: ‘Love Island cast Ollie out of thousands of applicants and are sticking to their decision.
“They’re hoping this will all blow over once the audience gets to know Ollie after seeing him on screen.”
But it’s thought that Ollie’s time was running out, as he was set to become the most complained-about contestant in the show’s history.
Having only appeared on screens for the first time on Sunday night when the show returned, the Cornish land owner received a slew or hate after the photographs of him hunting were unearthed.
This has led to nearly 500 complaints about the course of the one and a half days since the aired episode on January 12.
Criticism: Ollie’s hunting fits also led him to become one of the most complained-about contestants in the show’s history, with 500 viewers contacted media watchdog Ofcom