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Behaviour on Love Island leads to gaslighting warning

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1489792662097{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1489792637103{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1530021044364{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”][/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Love Island viewers and Women’s Aid have condemned the behaviour of Adam Collard, a contestant on the ITV reality show, for his reaction to fellow islander Rosie Williams confronting him for “ditching” her for a new arrival.

 

While upset Williams poured out her feelings, Collard appeared to smirk and questioned her interpretation of events.

 

Katie Ghose, chief executive of Women’s Aid, reacted by saying: “There are clear warning signs in Adam’s behaviour. In a relationship, a partner questioning your memory of events, trivialising your thoughts or feelings, and turning things around to blame you can be part of pattern of gaslighting and emotional abuse …

 

“We ask viewers to join her in recognising unhealthy behaviour in relationships and speaking out against all forms of domestic abuse – emotional as well as physical.”[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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