Nadine O’Regan: Guilt-free Love Island? Think of it as a clothes-free Dragons’ Den

While the Love Island contestants are selling themselves and hoping to become millionaires, they hold a magnifying mirror up to life’s insecurities

4th July, 2021
Nadine O’Regan: Guilt-free Love Island? Think of it as a clothes-free Dragons’ Den
For the contestants, Love Island is a passport to a better life or at least to a lucrative Boohoo sponsorship and truckloads of Instagram followers. Picture: ITV

Chloe strode across the Love Island set in a day-glo bright bikini, with the back of her two-piece cut so high and held so tight against her tanned flesh that it seemed unimaginable that she wasn’t in some kind of pain or at least mild discomfort. "Agh!!" I exclaimed, in an involuntary way at the television. "Yeast infection!"

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