Love Island star Jacques O’Neill has stated he apologises if his latest behaviour “induced offence” after fellow contestant Remi Lambert accused him of bullying.
The previous rugby league participant, 23, stated in an announcement shared on his Instagram story on Thursday that he had “most likely not dealt with himself in the absolute best approach” and that he took “full duty” for his actions.
It comes after mannequin and rapper Lambert, 22, accused O’Neill and fellow islander Luca Bish of bullying him whereas they have been within the villa collectively.
Sharing a video of the previous rugby participant and fishmonger Bish speaking about him on Instagram Dwell post-show, Lambert stated: “Do not know why they wasn’t kicked out for his or her behaviour to be trustworthy. It is not banter, it is clear indicators of bullying.”
In a prolonged assertion, O’Neill addressed the scenario and apologised for his actions.
He wrote: “I simply need to acknowledge the scenario that is taking place proper now and apologise if my behaviour has induced offence or been misinterpreted over the previous couple of weeks.
“I genuinely don’t have any dangerous emotions in the direction of anybody and I’ve not meant for something to return throughout that approach in any respect. It was not my intention and I am genuinely sorry if it has.
“Life has been very overwhelming not too long ago and admittedly I’ve most likely not dealt with myself in the absolute best approach.
“I take full duty for my actions. I am conscious I am removed from excellent and that there’s work that must be finished on myself.”
The rugby participant additionally revealed that he has now begun remedy, including: “I had my first remedy session on Monday which actually took me out of my consolation zone, I do know I’ve wanted this for years however it’s solely now I’ve determined to get assist.
“I do know it is a step in the fitting course for me even after only one session.
“I am not asking for sympathy, I simply need to acknowledge the scenario and transfer ahead as positively as I can.
“Nevertheless, I do know this can be utilized as an necessary lesson for me shifting ahead and over the approaching years. I hope I can grow to be the particular person I need to be and use this new platform to unfold a optimistic message.
“I am sorry to anybody that I’ve let down X.”
Throughout the latest collection of the hit ITV relationship present, O’Neill got here in as a bombshell and rapidly coupled up with Welsh paramedic Paige Thorne.
Their relationship grew to become strained after it was revealed he kissed Cheyanne Kerr whereas Thorne was away in Casa Amor.
He spent plenty of days making an attempt to win her again earlier than asserting he was leaving the villa as he wanted to “get again to himself”.
Earlier than deciding to depart the present, the 23-year-old got here near having a bodily argument with new bombshell Adam Collard who wished to pursue Thorne.
Thorne later paired up with Collard and so they completed fifth within the relationship collection collectively.
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