LOVE Island winner Millie Courtroom has revealed the candy cause she refused to pocket the £50,000 prize cash after sparking viewer backlash.
The 24-year-old star and 21-year-old boyfriend Liam Reardon have been topped this yr’s winners on Monday evening’s last.
3Millie has insisted she by no means would have stolen the cashCredit: ITV3She and Liam gained Love Island on MondayCredit: ITVShe has now insisted that it “did not cross her thoughts” to steal the entire cash for herself, with Liam claiming he’d have completed the identical.
She defined: “I got here on the present to search out love on the finish of the day, so we stated for ages now something after we discovered what we discovered was a bonus. Then to obtain that cash, it was simply unimaginable.
“However there wasn’t a doubt in my thoughts – I used to be going to share that with Liam as a result of we’re about to expertise life collectively.”
Liam added: “What I’ve with Millie cash can’t purchase, any cash on the earth would imply nothing to me except I had Millie with me. I might have been splitting it 100 million p.c.”
They usually had comparable plans when it got here to spending the cash, with Millie sharing: “The very first thing I need to do is deal with my family and friends. I need to give again to them and do one thing for them.”
Her associate echoed: “Yeah, I need to take care of my household again dwelling, spoil them as they’ve all the time completed the most effective for me. I’ll undoubtedly put cash in direction of a home.”
Love Island viewers erupted on Twitter when Millie cut up the money, with many claiming she ought to have pocketed all of it as “Casa compensation”.
Liam was essentially the most untrue boy throughout Casa Amor, losing no time in instantly leaping into mattress with bombshell Lillie.
They went on to snog exterior of a problem, and have been even noticed spooning – whereas Millie remained fully loyal in the primary villa.
She was thrilled when he returned single, however there was quickly heartache when Lillie entered and admitted she was shocked he hadn’t re-coupled together with her after his antics.
The 2 girls later had a confrontation exterior of the villa, the place Lillie dropped an x-rated clanger about Liam’s bed room behaviour, however Millie was quickly again in his arms – leaving followers dissatisfied.
In reality, simply final week, Liam was savaged by livid viewers when he bizarrely informed his associate: “I am unable to keep in mind a time the place it wasn’t you and me” – regardless of being in mattress with Lillie simply a few weeks earlier.
Nonetheless, their love story gained over sufficient followers to safe them the win, with the pair beating the opposite three finalists in Monday’s stay present.
Kaz and Aaron completed in fourth place, with Faye and Teddy taking the third spot – regardless of her shock outburst on the hunk triggering a document 25,000 Ofcom complaints earlier this collection.
Chloe and Toby landed second to Millie and Liam, with Toby redeeming himself after his “immature” antics earlier within the collection.
3This yr’s 4 Love Island finalistsCredit: RexLiam’s ex Lillie seems LIVID as he wins Love Island with Millie