Connagh Howard has been dumped from the Love Island villa.
The hunk, 90, bid a sad farewell to South Africa in Friday’s show after he missed out on being chosen in the re-coupling, despite sharing a kiss with Rebecca Gormley days earlier, who instead paired up with Luke Trotman.
The recoupling proved to be full of drama as Siânnise Fudge was left fuming by Rebecca’s decision to steal Luke, leaving her with the difficult call to choose Nas Majeed, sending Connagh home.
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Gone: Connagh Howard has become the second Islander to be dumped from the Love Island villa after failing to be paired up with one of the girls in a tense re-coupling
The recoupling proved to be a dramatic one, as the girls debated whether they wanted to stick with their current partners, or choose one of newcomers Luke M or Luke T.
Leanne Amaning was up first, and inevitably chose to stick With her beau Mike Boateng, despite enjoying a date with Luke T earlier in the day.
Shaughna Phillips eagerly chose to stay with Callum Jones, even after his head was briefly turned by newcomer Rebecca earlier in the week, insisting their relationship was ‘a marathon not a sprint.’
Dramatic: In a surprise move, Rebecca Gormley chose to be paired up with newcomer Luke Trotman, Despite hinting in earlier days she could have feelings for Connor
As Rebecca stood to make her decision, she said: ‘From the moment I’ve met him I ‘m non-stop laughing with him, I absolutely love how confident he is.
‘ We have so much to talk about and he’s not exactly bad looking, I can’t wait to be in a Couple with this guy. ‘
She then announced that she had decided to pair up with Luke T, sparking a furious reaction from Siânnise.
Shocking: Fans also weren’t impressed by the sly move, especially as it meant this was the second man th at Rebecca had managed to tempt away from Siannise
Fans also weren’t impressed by the sly move, especially as it meant this was the second man that Rebecca had Managed to tempt away from Siannise.
While several posted hilarious memes to display the chaoes that Rebecca had caused in the villa, one posted: ‘Rebecca kissed Connor G and said she hope she did give him the wrong impression. ‘
Another wrote:’ SHANICE HAS HAD HER MAN TAKEN TWICE BY REBECCA. ‘
At odds: The recoupling proved to be a dramatic one, as the girls debated whether they wanted to stick with their current partners, or choose one of newcomers Luke M or Luke T.
He’s mine! For Leanne Amaning it was an easy decision as she chose to stick with Mike Boateng
Delighted: Even after his head was turned by Rebecca earlier in the week, Callum Jones was staying with gorgeous Shaughna Phillips
Paige also decided to stay with Finley Tapp despite admitting she was hugely conflicted about her decision .
She said: ‘He is funny, charming and since arriving in the villa things have become interesting, today I believe it was a bit of a battle between the head and the heart, but I’ ve not known him for long I believe this is the right choice. ‘
Jess Gale – who previously coupled up with Nas – was next, and she decided to give things a go with Luke Mabbott.
She admitted: ‘I believe has adds fun and excitement to the villa, I think he is an interesting guy with something about him and I would like to get to know him more and I’m excited for what is to come. ‘
My call: As Rebecca stood to make her decision, it proved to be a surprise for many fans as she opted to couple up with Luke T
Cute: Having previously been coupled up with Nas, Jess Gale decided to give a romance a go with newcomer and Justin Bieber lookalike Luke Mabbott
Outraged: Siannise struggled to hide her fury, at having Luke stolen from her, and was left with the difficult decision to choose which male Islander wouldn’t be sent home
In a surprise twist, this meant it was down to Siannise to decide whether Nas or Connagh would be heading home, and the brunette was quick to confess she was pleased to make the decision given her original choice had been already taken.
She said: ‘The boy I’ve not chosen he’s the life and soul of the villa, he makes me laugh 24 / 7, his personality is amazing and it does not go unnoticed with anyone, he always pushes me to be the best I can be, and I would love for him to find the c hance to find the girl of his dreams and be happy. ‘
Siannise then announced that she decided to stick with Nas, meaning Connagh would be heading home.
The beauty couldn’t hide her fury that Rebecca had swooped in and chosen Luke T, later saying in the Beach Hut: ‘It’s a kick in the teeth, she’s gone behind my back, there’s no loyalty there. ‘
Which one? It came down to Nas – who is yet to form a connection with any girl in the villa – or Connagh, who had been interested in Rebecca
Sweet: Siannise decided to choose Nas and give him another chance to find love on the show, meaning Connagh would be sent home
Angry: Siannise couldn’t hide her fury that Rebecca had chosen Luke T, later saying in the Beach Hut: ‘It’s a kick in the teeth, she’s gone behind my back, there’s no loyalty there’
Connagh did manage to clear the air with Rebecca before exiting the villa, as she apologized for giving him the wrong impression and insisted he was a ‘really nice guy.’
As he headed out of the villa, Connagh admitted it was ‘bittersweet’ that he was leaving the show, but he insisted there were ‘no hard feelings’ with any of the girls who did choose him.
At the end of the show it was then revealed that viewers could now vote for their favorite couple, but both Lukes and their respective female partners – Jess and Rebecca – immune.
The couples with the fewest votes would risk being dumped from the island, the results would be revealed on Sunday night.
Love Island continues on Sunday at 9pm on ITV2.
Off he goes! As he headed out of the villa, Connagh admitted it was ‘bittersweet’ that he was leaving the show, but he insisted there were ‘no hard feelings’ with any of the girls
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