The sixth series of Love Island began broadcasting on 12 January 2020 on ITV2. The series was announced on 24 July 2019 when it was confirmed that two series would air in 2020, and is also the first winter edition of the series. Unlike the summer edition, the luxury villa is located in Cape Town. This series is also the first to be hosted by Laura Whitmore, having taken over from Caroline Flack. The series is narrated by Iain Stirling.
On 15 February 2020, following the death of former presenter Caroline Flack, the Unseen Bits episode due to air that day was not broadcast; but was made available on the ITV Hub. The regular episode did not air the following day either. The show returned on 17 February with a tribute to Flack. On the same day, ITV2 confirmed that the companion series Love Island: Aftersun which was set to air after that episode's main show would not be broadcast. A further tribute to Flack aired during the final on 23 February, which featured a compilation of her time throughout her five series as host
Love Island's Dr Alex George has revealed he was left "mortified and ashamed" after being targeted about his weight by two random people in a canteen.
The girls are said to have commented on his figure with one of them even squeezing his stomach.The NHS Emergency Department worker has previously opened up about his struggles since the death of his younger brother in July 2020.
Llyr had been suffering a long battle with mental health and sadly took his own life.Dr Alex, who rose to fame after appearing on the ITV2 dating programme in 2018, has left his social media followers horrified after going public with his encounter with the girls. READ MORE: Scots Love Island star Paige Turley running marathon in memory of pal from hometown In a lengthy post in Instagram, he wrote: "I’m going to tell you a story, that I never intended to share, but I believe is important in raising awareness.
A few years ago, I was queuing in the café to get my lunch when two women came up to me. "'Alright Dr Alex' was quickly followed by the other squeezing my tummy and saying, 'You’ve put on a lot of weight since Love Island!!' They walked off laughing."This was in front of a queue of people as well as others sat around the canteen.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk