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Jessica Sansome

ITV Love Island fans slam 'awkward' chat and ask if Remi is 'ok' as he speaks in exit interview

Love Island fans were left cringing as Remi Lambert spoke out on his dumping from the villa. The 22-year-old model has spent less than a week in the villa but after failing to make any instant romantic connections, he found himself at risk of making a prompt exit.

And during Sunday night's (June 19) edition of the ITV2 dating show, fans finally got to find out who new girl Danica Taylor picked after the Islanders were told of a recoupling during Friday night's show. Despite only being in the villa for a matter of hours, The dancer, from Leicester, had to make a decision as to which boy she'd like to get to know.

Her decision, however, ruffled feathers as she chose to steal Luca Bish from Gemma Owen, forcing the daughter of football star Michael Owen to take back her ex-partner, Davide Sanclimenti. This then left Remi, from Manchester, without a girl to couple up with and resulted in him being dumped from the villa.

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Following his exit, the now ex-Islander, who entered as a bombshell last week alongside Jay Younger, appeared on Love Island spin-off Aftersun to chat to the dating show's host, Laura Whitmore.

And having previously performed an on-the-spot rap for his fellow contestants upon his arrival into their Mallorcan home for the summer, Remi was asked by the presenter for an 'exclusive rap' for the audience which saw him fumble over his words, leaving guests Chloe Burrows and Toby Aromolaran as well as fellow axed bombshell Afia Tonkmor looking awkward.

Remi stumbled during his exit interview (ITV)

Laura appeared to be trying to lift his spirits after he got emotional talking about his Love Island journey, calling it the "best experience", before appearing too emotional to speak.

Afterward putting him on the spot to perform a rap, Irish TV star Laura later told the studio audience and her guests after finishing up their chat: "Oh my god everything in me wanted to just give him a hug."

Laura asked Remi to rap live on the show (ITV)

But it left Aftersun viewers worrying about Remi. @Glassofkerry tweeted: "Is Remi ok?? What’s going on #LoveIsland #aftersun." @eliciaax echoed: "Remi are you ok hun ? I’m worried #aftersun." @caitlinnaughts shared: "That interview with Remi was so painfully awkward. I hope they’re checking in on him cause the guy looked down! #loveisland."

@Aimee_Epelle wrote: "I'm actually on the floor with laughter! Never has an interview been so awkward! Remi why? #LoveIsland." @daph_rokaa commented: "I had to pause after sun because Remi getting interviewed was uncomfortable to watch. Would he have already been given back his phone? Is that why he was so awkward? I feel bad for him#LoveIsland."

The reaction of the other guests was caught on camera (ITV)

And Laura's request for him to rap didn't go down too well. @naiathelion shared: "WHY DID THIS WHITE LADY ASK REMI TO RAP ??????? RIGHT AFTER LEAVING THE ISLAND #loveisland." @justsuthanks1 commented: "I can’t lie it is really insensitive for Laura Withmore to ask Remi to rap when he just got sent home and he is clearly upset where is the emotional intelligence #LoveIsland."

@squillink93 said: "Nah Laura asking Remi to rap was kinda cruel tbh… let mans go home. #LoveIsland." @@itzvxlentina tweeted: "I felt so sorry for Remi look at his face and the way he talked you can easily tell that he was sad and upset and what do they do?? ASK HIM TO RAP nah mannn #LoveIslandUK #loveisland." @mallowm00n added: "Why did they make Remi freestyle on live TV, as if the man hasn’t suffered enough."


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