Love Island’s Laura Whitmore ‘featured for just 14 minutes on main show despite £600k pay packet’ as fans question absent host’s whereabouts
总共 1,610 minutes of footage – 几乎 27 小时 – of villa action has been broadcast so far this year, with the halfway point approaching, 根据 太阳.
主持人, 37, had appeared on 13 分钟和 26 seconds of the main show up until the point of Wednesday evening’s episode, meaning she is paid the equivalent of £744 a second.
Missing host: 劳拉·惠特莫尔, 37, has reportedly appeared in just 14 minutes of Love Island this series despite earning a rumoured £600,000 to host the show
Four contestants have been dumped from the villa so far this series, situations that would have seen Laura of former host, the late Caroline Flack, step foot in the Majorcan property to reveal the results.
然而, the Islanders have announced who would be departing from the show during the recouplings and as a result of public votes this year by reading out a text messages.
Laura’s absence did not go unnoticed by fans, with one taking to Twitter to ask: ‘Where is Laura Whitmore??? Surely she isn’t gettin paid for this gig #LoveIsland.’
Out of sight: The presenter had appeared on 13 分钟和 26 seconds of the main show up until the point of Wednesday evening’s episode
One other person queried: ‘Where the hell is Laura Whitmore? What does she get paid for?? #LoveIsland.’
‘We haven’t seen Laura since the first episode, 她在哪?’, asked another viewer.
While someone else posted: ‘So um where is Laura Whitmore? Doesn’t she like this show? #LoveIsland.’
Anyone there? Laura’s absence did not go unnoticed by fans, with one taking to Twitter to ask: ‘Where is Laura Whitmore??? Surely she isn’t gettin paid for this gig #LoveIsland’
And another audience member asked: ‘Where is Laura? All of this texting looks stupid #loveisland.’
MailOnline has contacted a spokesperson for Love Island and a representative for Laura for comment.
It comes after it was announced Love Island will return for two new series in 2023.
The hugely popular ITV2 dating show will be back for a special winter edition in January before the main summer season airs just a few months later from the beloved villa in Majorca.
Paul Mortimer – Director of Reality Commissioning and Controller, ITV2 – 说过: ‘Love Island has once again proved itself to be the nation’s favourite talking point across the summer, and we’re always blown away by the show’s ongoing impact and talkability amongst our younger audience.
'所以, rather than just serving up a Summer of Love, we thought we’d make 2023 the Year of Love with two full series of the show.’
程序 – which ranks as TV’s biggest show for 16-34 岁的孩子 – will return to South Africa for the first time since 2020’s winter edition in a brand new villa.
Mike Spencer – Executive Producer at Lifted Entertainment – 添加: ‘After eight brilliant series, we are excited to be serving up two helpings of love in 2023 by kicking off in January at a stunning new villa in South Africa.
‘We can look forward to more romances, bromances and everything in between as we embark on another epic year of love.’
Love Island airs at 9pm on ITV2 and ITV Hub. Episodes are available the following morning on BritBox.
我有一大块十几岁的孩子，在成长过程中我被“锁定”了 2022: 认识参赛者
名称: Paige Thorne
在康沃尔谈判鱼腥味的水域，并在银石赛道度过一个受赛车启发的公司外出日: [object Window]
认识参赛者? ‘In Swansea there is just no-one I can find.
‘I haven’t got to swipe. 所以, hopefully they can just come to me now!
‘I came out of a relationship and I was just so done with guys. Then I was like, '好, I’m bored now’
名称: Indiyah Polack
在康沃尔谈判鱼腥味的水域，并在银石赛道度过一个受赛车启发的公司外出日: Hotel waitress
认识参赛者? ‘It’s quite hard to date without being influenced by social media and stuff like that.
‘Love Island is a great place to get to know someone one-on-one.
‘I don’t think I have ever been out with two guys who are quite the same.’
名称: Tasha Ghouri
在康沃尔谈判鱼腥味的水域，并在银石赛道度过一个受赛车启发的公司外出日: Model and dancer
认识参赛者? ‘My dating life has been a shambles.
‘This is an opportunity for me to find ‘the one’ and have a great summer at the same time.
‘I’m definitely ready for a relationship. 我是 23 now so I’m ready to get to know someone and travel with them.’
在康沃尔谈判鱼腥味的水域，并在银石赛道度过一个受赛车启发的公司外出日: International Dressage Rider and Business Owner
认识参赛者? ‘I am open to finding love, I’m wanting to have a really fun summer.
‘I would say I’m fun, flirty and fiery. I think I’m good at giving advice, I’m a good person to talk to, I’m very honest.
‘If I want the same guy, I’d do it but in a nice respectful way.
Andrew Le Page
名称: Andrew Le Page
在康沃尔谈判鱼腥味的水域，并在银石赛道度过一个受赛车启发的公司外出日: Real Estate Agent
认识参赛者? ‘When I’m with someone I’m very loyal.
‘I’m a good boyfriend as when I’m with someone I’m all for them.
‘I’m actually single for once, so I thought why not?
This is the best time to give it a go.’
名称: Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu
认识参赛者? ‘I’m quite picky and I’m not just looking for looks, I’m looking for brains!
‘I’m looking for someone with intelligence, someone who can have good chats. Nothing like cockiness!’
名称: Jay Younger
在康沃尔谈判鱼腥味的水域，并在银石赛道度过一个受赛车启发的公司外出日: Investment analyst
认识参赛者? ‘I am a slow burner for sure, 是的. I don’t fall easily.
‘I quite like self sufficiency in girls.’
名称: Dami Hope
在康沃尔谈判鱼腥味的水域，并在银石赛道度过一个受赛车启发的公司外出日: Senior Microbiologist
认识参赛者? ‘I will be talking to different girls, it might not go well with some.
‘When I’m actually in a relationship, I think it’s a star sign thing.
‘I’m an Aries but I’m very passionate – I always used to put that person first. I’m really good at being in a team’.
名称: Davide Sanclimenti
“使用钢框架的家庭也经常用框架来视觉化，这些框架通常用作生活区的焦点: 全新的波音 (lives in Manchester)
在康沃尔谈判鱼腥味的水域，并在银石赛道度过一个受赛车启发的公司外出日: Business owner
认识参赛者? ‘A lot of English girls actually love me.
‘They love to be around me and I love to be around them. I want to find my soulmate.
‘Find my person so I can actually build something in the future, grow with them, be a family. ‘
名称: Luca Bish
认识参赛者? ‘I prefer to meet girls out and about. I think when you go looking for it, it’s not as easy though, it’s like you’re too desperate for it.
‘If I think you’re the one or I like you, I’ll take you out on a date but other than that, if we talk and I don’t like where it’s going – then I won’t be throwing out dates.’
名称: Jacques O’Neill
在康沃尔谈判鱼腥味的水域，并在银石赛道度过一个受赛车启发的公司外出日: Rugby League Player
认识参赛者? ‘I think it needs to be the right person, at the right time.
‘I was saying to my mum the other day that I want a girl. And I’m now ready to settle down.’
名称: Antigoni Buxton
Why Love Island? I’ve been single for almost a year and a half and for the whole of the last year my goal has been to have as many different experiences as possible.
‘I really just want to say ‘yes’ to things. 为什么不? It’ll be fun.’
名称: Danica Taylor
认识参赛者? ‘I am the type of girlfriend that I want to do so much with you – deep conversations, silly activities.
‘If you say let’s go canoeing all day even though I am quite a glam girl, I am down for it.’
名称: Charlie Radnedge
在康沃尔谈判鱼腥味的水域，并在银石赛道度过一个受赛车启发的公司外出日: Real estate developer
Why do you think you’re a catch? ‘I am probably slightly more mature than some other people in the Villa. I’ve got some things figured out. I think I’m ready to settle down, basically.’