Love Island hunk Jacques O’Neill has quit the villa in a sudden exit, ITV has confirmed.
Fans of the show will have to wait until tonight’s episode (Tuesday, July 12), to find out his decision for quitting the series.
The villa will undoubtedly be shocked by the news, but fellow Islanders will find out in tonight’s episode.
ITV has confirmed he has made the decision to quite the show, and said they support his decision.
Jacques quits Love Island’s villa in sudden exit
A Love Island spokesperson said: “Jacques has made the decision to leave the Villa. He will explain his reasons to the Islanders during tonight’s episode. We fully support his decision and look forward to seeing what’s next for Jacques.”
The bombshell turn comes after he slammed Adam in a confrontational chat with Paige, writes the Mail Online.
Jacques was left fuming on Monday’s episode after he discovered new hunk Adam Collard had been ‘slagging him off’ when he wasn’t around.
In a preview clip last night for Tuesday’s show, Jacques is seen heading for a chat with Paige Thorne. It came after Gemma Owen reportedly told Jacques: “He [Adam] has been proper slagging you off.”
Speaking to Paige, Jacques confronts Paige with the information and asks if it’s true. He slams the former Love Islander – who caused a stir in the villa in 2018. Jacques is heard saying: “Who the f*** is he? He’s just another geezer who’s already been on the show. He’s f****** nothing mate.”
Adam sets his sights on Paige
Adam entered the villa on Monday night, as the boys were clueless on a self-care spa day.
He didn’t waste any time and set his sights on Paige to find out how she was doing with Jacques.
Paige swooned over his physique and told Adam he was the tallest lad in the villa. Paige couldn’t help but admit in the Beach Hut: “He’s so fit. No I’m not going to lie, he is very fit.”
Adam was working his magic when he began explaining to her how he was boyfriend material. Adam told Paige: “When I’m with someone, I’m 100% with them, I’ve never cheated on any ex-girlfriends or anything like that.”
But he also tried to use his previous experience on the ITV reality show as an example of how he’s different from the other lads. He explained that through the show, contestants “get loads of attention” but he’s already “been there and done it”.
Adam added: “I don’t need to get that out of my system like some guys do. I feel like some of the guys in here will want to that”.
Paige agreed about the boyfriend material. She said: “100%. I’m not ready to train somebody else up to be a boyfriend. Like you’re either boyfriend material or you’re not.”
Paige asks for advice after speaking to Adam
After Paige then admitted she felt Jacques would be “intimidated” over the duo talking, she headed off to get advice from Gemma and Ekin-Su about speaking to Adam.
Gemma had a lot to say, she told Paige to get to know Adam and to not feel guilty over doing so as Jacques’ recent infidelities in Casa Amor.
It wasn’t the only drama in the show, as Chyna Mills and Jay Younger were dumped from the villa in a dramatic ending.
The couple were in the bottom alongside Summer Botwe and Dami Hope after the public vote. Unfortunately, Chyna and Jay got the boot.
Fans react to the news of Jacques leaving the Villa
But Love Island fans were in shock over the sudden exit of Jacques O’Neill from the Love Island villa.