Love Island ‘at risk’ of being CANCELLED amid coronavirus outbreak

We’re not okay right now

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by Nathan Katnoria |

Okay, so it’s only been a matter of weeks since the first of winter edition of Love Island came to an end and Paige Turley and Finn Tapp were crowned winners but we’re seriously having withdrawal symptoms.

We’ve been counting down the days until a fresh new batch of Islanders walk through that villa door and the summer series hits our screens, so our world has well and truly been rocked by reports the show is “at risk” of cancellation due to the global coronavirus outbreak.

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Spain currently has the fifth-highest number of coronavirus cases at the moment, with 10 confirmed cases on the island the show is filmed. It’s also thought many of the hotels in the area could close until June.

According to The Sun, the show’s producers are taking guidance from the World Health Organisation and Public Health England and have a contingency plan in place if they aren’t given the go ahead to film in Mallorca.

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1. NVQ Level

The Love Island 2021 girls decided to use NVQ levels (aka National Vocational Qualification levels) as their code for sex in the villa. So Entry Level NVQ means a snog, NVQ1 means a sexual act using hands, NVQ2 is oral sex and NVQ3 is sex.

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This comes after the shows bosses reportedly snapped up influencer and model Nikita Rai to be the summer series’ first contestant.

A source told the Mirror, “Nikita was initially lined up for the winter series as a bombshell.

“However, the producers believe she would be better suited for the summer series as they've not yet had anyone like her in the original line up before. She is extremely excited to be taking part in the show and the producers are certain she will be a perfect fit with the nature of Love Island.”

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As coronavirus spreads across the world, TOWIE icon Gemma Collins has urged her followers to “keep positive” and continue with their daily lives to avoid an “economy crash” after finding her fave Knightsbridge shops deserted.

In a video shared on social media, Gemma said, “I’m in the West End, I’m urging everybody to keep calm and carry on. Let’s get back in the shops.

“Let’s get back living our daily lives. Everything’s grinded to a halt and I’m feeling a little bit concerned.”

She captioned the post, “We must keep POSITIVE ✌🏻💫 we must keep going we can’t let the economy crash because of a virus 🦠 we must be strong and carry on !!!

“Wash your hands and carry on! Let’s keep living 💫 I am partial to Knightsbridge fever my favourite fever!!”

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