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12th Jul 2023

Love Island hit with almost 1000 complaints to Ofcom over ‘bullying’ Scott

Ellen Fitzpatrick

Love Island hit with over 1000 complaints to Ofcom over 'bullying' Scott

Viewers were unhappy following Movie Night

Love Island fans have been coming out in force to make complaints to Ofcom about the islanders “bullying” Scott van der Sluis.

Following a very explosive Movie Night, Scott found himself in the midst of a lot of shade being thrown in his direction.

The 22-year-old was left single after Catherine Agbaje returned from Casa Amor with a new man.

Scott was surrounded by drama during the Movie Night challenge after a clip was played showing the footballer making a comment that he “won’t miss” Catherine once the new girls arrived at the villa.

Despite telling Catherine he had stayed loyal throughout their time apart, things only got worse when Catherine saw what he had said with her own eyes.

Leah Taylor then suggested the only reason he was only still single because “no one wanted him”, but Scott had the last word as he hit back with some savage comments.


This was the first time he had heard her speak in four weeks, so he called Leah out for attacking him in front of the entire villa.

Following on from this, 957 complaints were made to Ofcom as viewers found that Leah’s comments were particularly harsh and felt that Scott was being ganged up on, the Mirror reports.

In the days that followed, Scott seemed to become more upset by the other islanders’ actions as viewers claimed Catherine and Leah “had it in for Scott”.

One person said on Twitter: “Not going to lie, I couldn’t watch tonight’s episode because I can’t stand bullies and Catherine and her sidekicks are indeed bullying Scott right now.”

Another said: “Not Scott who is the nicest boy in the villa being BULLIED right in front of our eyes.”

A third wrote: “Catherine and Leah both need to leave the villa!!! They are so cruel and mean to Scott. Everyone seems to forget that he was left on his own when she came back from Casa Amor.”

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