Love Island’s Danny Bibby has damaged his silence after leaving the villa. The Islander, from Wigan, was dumped from the ITV2 relationship present earlier this week. It got here after viewers referred to as for Danny to be axed from the collection after he reportedly used the n-word in an Instagram publish in 2019, commenting: “my n****”, after @ dealing with one other consumer. The publish has since been deleted. READ MORE: Phillip Schofield ‘devastated’ as he responds to Holly Willoughby’s new co-host in cheeky message It has since been revealed that Love Island has been hit with greater than 1,500 Ofcom complaints over his casting. A complete of 1,081 complaints had been made in regards to the ITV2 relationship present on July 15 whereas an extra 426 had been made on July 18. The regulator has confirmed the 1,507 had been with reference to casting after it was revealed Danny used a racial slur on social media in 2019. An announcement was issued from Danny through ITV whereas he was within the villa however he has now addressed using the phrase on his Instagram web page and apologised. He stated he won’t use the phrase once more now he now understands how offensive it’s in any context. “‘Hey everybody, I’m lastly dwelling secure and sound and again with my family and friends and extra importantly my cat ruffin,” he wrote alongside a selfie on Friday.
Danny left the villa earlier this week
“While I’d have preferred to have stayed in slightly longer so folks may have gotten to know the actual Danny Bibby, I’m glad to be again so I can handle the matter of the publish on Instagram correctly. “While I used to be made conscious of this and issued an apology while within the villa, the matter has at all times been on the entrance of my thoughts in the course of the days in there and I wish to now add to what was stated. “After seeing all of the feedback and response to the publish, I perceive extra that using the phrase, even in the best way it was written and supposed, is deeply offensive to folks and I’m actually sorry for utilizing that phrase. [sic]” He continued: “I used to be at all times conscious that written within the different method was a vile time period, and I’d by no means use it. However I used to be unaware that the best way I used it was not. I’ve listened too the likes of 50cent, drake and Eminem since I used to be a child, and I used it like they do as a time period of mates/bro/brother.
“THAT IS THE TRUTH. I now know the time period is unacceptable in any context, and can NEVER use it once more. “Training is vital to fixing issues, and I’ve realized a really helpful lesson. I hope others will too. I entire heartedly apologise to anybody who I’ve offended and ask your forgiveness. [sic]” He added he ‘wish to now get on a standard life with my good family and friends,’ earlier than ending his publish: “I would wish to say a giant thanks to all my mates, household and the general public for his or her overwhelming assist all through my love island journey.” Danny and AJ Bunker left Love Island on Wednesday following a double elimination. They had been chosen to depart the programme by a gaggle of their fellow islanders after discovering themselves within the backside three in a public vote. To get the newest e-mail updates from the Manchester Night Information, click on right here. Learn Extra