Love Island star reveals they were forced to return to old job after exit

They went into the villa last year

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by Eden-Olivia Lord |

Love Island 2021 bombshell Danny Bibby has honestly opened up about his struggle to find work following controversy surrounding him.

It all began after Danny posted a TikTok of his house tour. It was then that one of his followers claimed they weren't surprised by his interior following his time on Love Island.

Danny then clapped back and said, "If anyone saw what actually happened to me on Love Island, when I came out all the work that I had lined up, all the sponsorship deals, everything, all got cancelled.

"I lost everything. So I went back straight into work after the show. Not many people know that. So this is just all hard work, so don't be bitter."

After Danny arrived in the villa last summer, it came to light that he had previously used the N-word on Instagram.

In a now deleted comment after one of his friends commented "Champ 👊" underneath his photo, he responded, "My n----".

His comment was written in November 2019, when he was 23 years old, but that didn't stop eagle-eyed fans from noticing his comment.

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danny only joined the show last night ©ITV

Fans quickly called the Islander out for his comment with one person writing, "Yeah don’t even unpack your bags because you’re going home that same night you enter Kmt about you’re using the N word😐".

Someone else said, "Not you saying the n word in the comments section".

A third commented, "Get this man out of the villa‼️‼️‼️"

One more person added, "And the entire following is women of no colour. Picked Kaz cuz she’s a public favourite kmt".

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kaz is set to go on a date with him tonight ©ITV

A year on, Danny has also reflected on his use of the N-word. In another TikTok, he replied to a comment that said 'Ok and? He still used a racial slur'.

"I'm not here crying over what happened and that I lost everything. I said something I shouldn't have said, I didn't mean it in a malicious way," he began.

"I'm not racist. I said a racist slur, referring to one of my friends as my brother. I should have said my brother, not what I said because that's how I meant it. I've obviously been desensitised to the word because it's in every rap song that I listen to."

He added, "I said a stupid comment that I shouldn't have said. I apologised to anyone who got offended by it. I'm not here saying i shouldn't have had everything taken from me. Everything happened and I'm over it."

Danny also came under fire for his 'possessiveness' of Lucinda Strafford just days after meeting her.

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It is suggested that one of Love Island's main rules is that contestants follow the strict alcohol policy.Eyal Booker from Series four of Love Island exclusively told Closer about the villa's very strict drinks policy.When asked about how much the Islanders were allowed to drink, he told us, "it was very, very limited. Max two glasses of wine a night and that's max!"

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Danny wouldn't be the first Islander to head into the villa and have a controversial past.

When Anton Danyluk went on the show it wasn't long before photos of him dressed up in blackface surfaced but he stayed in the villa.

In 2020, photos of Ollie Williams trophy hunting surfaced and shortly after he left the villa but his exit was because he was still in love with his ex-girlfriend.

Also during last year's series while Connor Durman was in the villa racist text message he sent to his girlfriend came to light and it was only in June (months later) that he addressed the controversy.

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