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Love Island hit with hundreds of complaints over Molly Marsh's return

Many fans of the dating show thought it was unfair

Molly Marsh has returned to Love Island. (ITV)
Molly Marsh has returned to Love Island. (ITV)

Love Island has been slapped with hundreds of complaints over Molly Marsh’s return.

The contestant was dumped from the ITV dating show earlier in the series, after former contestant Kady McDermott returned and nabbed Marsh’s partner Zachariah Noble, leaving her single.

But she has now been brought back, sparking a flurry of complaints to Ofcom.

Read more: Molly Marsh is returning to Love Island

The broadcasting watchdog received 372 complaints over the episode that aired on 30 June, and a spokesperson confirmed to Yahoo that the complaints related to Marsh’s comeback.

The 21-year-old’s return had been predicted by many viewers.

Many had been tweeting about spotting clues she was not really gone, such as the fact that her profile picture on Love Island's Instagram account was not immediately blurred out when she was eliminated.

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Molly Marsh returned at Casa Amor. (ITV)

Her comeback was confirmed when she popped up during the Casa Amor stage of the programme, leaving some fans fuming.

What did fans say about Molly returning?

Many said they thought it was “unfair” that the reality star got a second chance on the show.

“Nah Letting Molly return to the show is unfair advantage tbh,” one person posted on Twitter.

“More like cheating.”

Another said it was “absolutely shocking that she was allowed back in the villa after being kicked out”.

“I think it’s so unfair that they allowed Molly to watch the show and then come back to Casa,” said somebody else.

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Many Love Island viewers don't think it was fair. (ITV)

Another fan tweeted: “My annoyance is in all the advantage from interacting with the outside world. It's highly unfair.”

Read more: Love Island hit with complaints over 'unfair' dumping and alleged bullying

“All the other islanders that got dumped should have the option to return!!!” suggested another viewer.

Somebody else remarked: “Still don't get this, Molly was allowed outside, allowed to use social media, see what people are saying and then go back into the Island? Just stupid.”

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