ITV Love Island host Laura Whitmore has appeared on the present “for simply three minutes” regardless of reportedly signing a £500K deal to current the present. Laura is married to Love Island narrator Iain Stirling and the 2 share daughter collectively. The Irish host has solely been within the villa as soon as within the 14 episodes which have aired up to now. On day one, Laura welcomed 5 single women into the villa and matched them up with 5 single boys males primarily based on public votes. Often, the presenters often flip up within the villa for the recouplings and dumpings across the infamous firepit. After Tuesday’s twist, she was nowhere to be seen. READ MORE:ITV This Morning company Beverley Turner and Gyles Brandreth conflict over Prince William remarks Because of this Laura has solely been on display screen for simply three minutes 43 seconds out of the sequence’ 925 minutes up to now – solely 0.3 per cent of the present. Earlier this yr, The Solar reported that she had signed a £500,000 one-year deal to host the 2022 sequence of Love Island. In 2021, Laura had been on the present for a complete of 33 minutes throughout the eight week sequence. The star admitted that the Covid-19 pandemic had it tough for her to fly out to Majorca as typically as she’d like. This yr, followers have observed her absence and took to Twitter to slam Laura. One fumed: “When are you really gonna make an look on Love Island? I assumed you have been the host?” With one other including: “Laura Whitmore just isn’t the presenter for love island in any respect. The islanders are doing her job simply by studying out texts. A 3rd stated: “How a lot is Laura Whitmore getting paid to do nothing? They presenting it themselves out right here.” At this level within the present final yr – two weeks in – she had appeared thrice greater than this yr, with 11 minutes and 51 seconds. Laura lately spoke out towards the criticism: “The Villa is in Mallorca and Aftersun is London. That is the state of affairs for any host, all the time has been. If I might keep in Mallorca I might.” She added: “It’s the identical yearly. Producers combine it up after I are available in to maintain it a shock.” Learn Extra
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