‘Love Island’ villa broken into by intruder


“Last night a security breach was identified and an intruder was removed from the Villa with immediate effect,” a spokesperson for “Love Island” said Wednesday.

The area of the villa has been “fully deep cleaned” as part of Covid-19 safety measures, the spokesperson added, and is now accessible to the contestants and crew.

The dating show, which sees single people shipped to a villa to find love and draws in millions of viewers, is filmed on the Spanish island of Mallorca.

The maker, ITV, added a winter series in January to capitalize on the show’s success — meaning 2020 would have been the first year in which two series of the show were aired — but last year’s summer series was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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