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04th Jul 2018

Love Island fans want Ellie Jones thrown off the show for sharing Tommy Robinson videos

James Dawson

She has posted two videos of the far-right agitator

Love Island fans are up in arms after it was revealed that Ellie Jones has previously shared two videos of former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson on her Facebook page.

The 22-year-old customer service and office administrator gave her support to Robinson – born Stephen Yaxley-Lennon – twice in 2017.

On May 23, 2017, Ellie added ‘OK’ emojis and shared a video post with the caption: “LONDON. I’m not a racist, but this guy speaks sense! he is branded a racist by many.. wether he is or isn’t that’s non of my business. I just know he speaks the truth [sic].”

https://twitter.com/yunolck/status/1014255072786747392

The video showed Robinson speaking at an alt-right rally in London, where he branded Islam an “infestation” and called for martial law to “destroy this enemy”.

Ellie’s then added three clapping emojis to a video of Robinson ranting at the camera, captioned: “Tommy Robinson: ‘Why do we let these terrorists back into our country?’ (Strong language).”

Screenshots of the two posts were shared on social media leading to fans of the ITV2 show to call for her to be given the axe.

https://twitter.com/PsychicLC/status/1014438797956861952

https://twitter.com/fourfootasian/status/1014262393738809345

https://twitter.com/rondaemily_/status/1014407398411440129

https://twitter.com/_vanessaeliza/status/1014265094853840896

Ellie entered the villa after contacting producers following her ex Jack Fincham heading onto the show – viewers have already been gunning for her after her very existence made Dani Dyer cry.