LOVE Island’s Adam Collard has confirmed the islanders were told about Sophie Gradon’s death in the villa.
Sophie, who appeared on the second series of the reality show back in 2016, was found dead at her parents’ home in Newcastle last month.
Rex Features Adam Collard has revealed the islanders were told about Sophie Gradon’s death
And tragically, her boyfriend Aaron also passed away yesterday.
Adam tweeted today: “It was tragic to hear about Sophie during my time in the villa and even sadder to now hear about Aaron.
“Thoughts go out to all of the friends, family and loved ones.
“You will be truly missed, rest in peace.”
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PA:Press Association Sophie Gradon sadly passed away last month
The Sun previously revealed that Sophie’s friend Ellie Brown was told about her pal’s death off camera in the villa.
Producers made the decision to tell her and the fellow Islanders off camera in scenes that did not air on the show.
Ellie revealed she knew Sophie in an interview before her arrival and Sophie tweeted her excitement at seeing her pal on screen.
Alongside emojis, Sophie captioned Ellie’s Love Island press shot: “….. my mate Elle is landing in #loveisland no biggie”.
ITV Ellie Brown was told the news of Sophie’s death off camera
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