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Love Island's Jack Keating's mum Yvonne Connolly hits back at trolls after his Casa Amor debut

Jack Keating's mother Yvonne Connolly has hit back at online trolls after her son made his Love Island debut on Sunday. The TV presenter and cook, 48, who also shares Missy, 21, and Ali, 16, with ex-husband Ronan Keating, took to Instagram on Monday to issue a statement. Although she didn't reference any specific comments, Yvonne pointed out that her 38.8K followers had been far more "positive" than those on Twitter as she hit back at trolls.

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Casa Amor bombshell Jack Keating's mum hits back at nasty comments from Love Island fans
Love Island viewers.The Dublin native made a bold entrance onto the programme and he wasted no time in getting acquainted with the girls after he entered Casa Amor last week.However his mother Yvonne Connoll is keen to support him as she thanked kind fans on social media for their support of her now famous son on Instagram, although she hit out at trolls on social media.READ MORE: Love Island's Chloe Burrows dons teeny shorts as she heads into Casa AmorIn recent scenes aired during Sunday's episode, viewers saw Jack chat to Gemma Owen by the pool and share a bed with Tasha.This is despite the fact that Tasha is already coupled up with 27 real estate agent Andrew Le Page and Gemma is in a couple with 23 year-old fishmonger Luca Bish.But the pair hit it off as they relaxed in the sun, comparing notes on having famous parents. Gemma is the daughter of England footballer Michael Owen whilst Jack’s dad is Boyzone star turned Magic Radio breakfast presenter Ronan Keating.And Jack’s mother Yvonne thanked fans for their outpouring of positive messages she has received on Instagram, however she took an obvious dig at some of the negative comments received at the hand of trolls on other social media platforms.Ahead of Sunday’s episode, she posted to her followers saying: “After the teaser I’m looking forward to watching Jack tonight on Love Island.”Adding: “Thank you so much for all your comments. All positive (can’t say the same for other platforms!).”Thanking her 37,000 followers she also wrote: “So many people wishing Jack well and rooting for him.
Ronan Keating was 's****ing' himself ahead of son going into Love Island's Casa Amor
Ronan Keating's 23-year-old son Jack headed into Casa Amor on Friday night's Love Island, and now the proud dad has opened up about how he feels.Admitting that he was "sh***ing" himself when he was waiting for his son to enter the famous villa, the famous Boyzone singer opened up during a gig.On stage in Brighton, 45 year old Ronan also said that he was "so proud of him" - which was reported by MailOnline.Talking to the audience about his son's exciting TV stint, he revealed: "There's something I've wanted to share with you all since the start of this tour, it's very very exciting because my boy, my eldest boy, Jack is going into Love Island."He added: "I don't want you all leaving the gig now to go home and watch it, stay until the end and then you can watch it on iPlayer or what'd you call it, ITV Player.""Can we talk about it please? Because I don't know how I feel," he asked."I'm very excited, he's gonna be amazing. He's such a sweetheart and has got the biggest heart in the world and I'm so proud of him."And off he goes, this is his adventure, it's all about him and I'm just going to sit back and watch Love Island every night!" Ronan said.Ronan's son Jack isn't the only contestant with a famous parent.He joins Gemma Owen - former England striker Michael Owen's daughter - who is currently coupled up with Luca Bish.For the latest breaking news and stories from across the globe from the Daily Star, sign up for our newsletter by clicking here.Back home in Dublin, Jack plays rugby.Ahead of entering the villa he said: "I’m gonna have to potentially break up a couple maybe.
Love Island fans 'terrified' for Gemma Owen as she unveils Luca's 'weird' bedtime habit
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