Fans horrified as Caroline Flack says ‘dead ting’ in Love Island finale
CAROLINE Flack left Love Island viewers “cringing” when she used the term “dead ting” during last night’s explosive final.
The TV presenter, 39, used the phrase – made famous by last night’s winner Amber Gill – before cutting to an ad break.
She told the camera: “Time for a short break but we’ll be back in a few minutes to reveal your decision.
“Don’t be a dead ting, stay right where you are. You will not wanna miss it.”
The term became one of the show’s most popular phrases when Love Island champ Amber used it to describe new girl Joanna Chimonides after she recoupled with her ex Michael Griffiths.
Attempting to prove she wasn’t scared of the competition, Amber said “she’s a dead ting anyway” – a phrase used to deem somebody boring or dull.
But while viewers found it highly amusing when Amber used it, it seems Caroline didn’t have quite the same effect.
Another chimed: “Caroline said dead ting in her posh accent. I’m disgusted.
A third wrote: “caroline saying “dead ting” made me cringe on levelss
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Others pointed out that the host used it completely out of context, with one mocking: “Caroline Flack just made me cringe. Can I sue her for her inappropriate use of dead ting? Maya Jama, where you at?
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