Danny was dumped from the villa final night time.
Love Island obtained 1,500 complaints after contestant Danny Bibby was allowed stay within the villa.
Bibby, a plumber from Wigan, was seen to have used a racial slur in an Instagram remark in 2019. Followers of the present have been fast to share the screenshot extensively throughout social media, urging producers to take away Danny from the present.
Danny was permitted to concern an apology from contained in the villa, stating that his language was “unacceptable.” He was dumped from the present on Wednesday night time.
Broadcasting watchdog Ofcom has since confirmed they obtained a complete of 1,507 complaints referring to Danny’s casting within the collection.
They obtained 1,081 complaints when Danny was introduced as a forged member, and an additional 426 referring to him some days later.
Danny’s apology for utilizing the phrase was issued through ITV final week. He stated: “I would wish to take the time to apologise to anybody which will have taken offence to my inappropriate comment.
“I by no means meant something malicious by this remark in any respect. I’m not a racist individual and it is unacceptable language and ignorant.
“I meant no offence and really feel like I’ve actually learnt from my errors and can by no means use that phrase once more. I’m a form, loving individual and hopefully you get to see that within the present.”
Danny left the villa final night time alongside AJ. Among the many islanders least standard with the general public, their fellow contestants voted in favour of them leaving the present.
The plumber has additionally been accused of “gaslighting” and “negging” fellow islander Lucinda.
UK charity Ladies’s Help not too long ago issued an announcement urging Love Island viewers to concentrate on such “abusive” behaviour whereas watching the present.