Love Island gaslighting storm as Faye Winter releases foul-mouthed tirade against previous on-screen partner Teddy Soares amid ITVs guarantee to increase mental health supportViewers have complained to Ofcom over Faye Winters outburst at Teddy SoaresOld Love Island clips exposed Mr Soares, 26, having a flirty chat in Casa AmorMiss Winters was left furious, raising her middle finger and telling him to f *** off Fans implicated Miss Winters of gaslighting– a kind of mental control Latest Love Island news and updates from the Series 7 entrants best hereBy Katie Hind Showbusiness Editor For The Mail On Sunday Published: 22:28, 7 August 2021
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Updated: 23:52, 7 August 2021 Controversial truth show Love Island is at the centre of a gaslighting row after one of its female candidates released a foul-mouthed tirade against her former on-screen male partner.Viewers have actually grumbled to Ofcom over Faye Winters outburst at Teddy Soares, while a previous winner implicated her of em otional abuse. Audiences have grumbled to Ofcom over Faye Winters (visualized) outburst at Teddy Soares, while a previous winner implicated her of em otional abuse Fans accused Miss Winter of gaslighting, while others pointed out that if it had actually been Mr Soares (pictured) being aggressive to a female participant, he would have been booted off Love IslandShe was left furious, raised her middle finger, consistently informed him to f *** off and called him stupid. Mr Soares was comforted by the other male entrants, informing them: Shes constantly looking for a reason to walk away from this scenario and thats what probably harms the many. Outraged fans implicated Miss Winter, a lettings manager from Devon, of gaslighting– a form of mental adjustment in which a person makes their victim question their peace of mind and reality.Others pointed out that if it had been Mr Soares being so aggressive to a female entrant, he would have been booted off Love Island.Chris Hughes, who came 3rd in the program in 2017, took to Twitter, saying: Em otional abuse is the worst. Other fans applauded the perseverance of Mr Soares, and some who had grumbled to Ofcom shared their acknowledgment e-mails from the TELEVISION regulator.The amazing row comes amid ITVs guarantee to increase its psychological health support following the suicides of two previous candidates, Sophie Gradon in 2018 and Mike Thalassitis the following year.An ITV spokesman said last night: Welfare and duty of care towards our factors is always our main issue, and we take the psychological health and wellbeing of all the Islanders exceptionally seriously.