Kady McDermott Has Denied Accusations From Mitch Taylor That She Had A Boyfriend During Love Island

Her statement shows their feud has reached boiling point...

Love Island Kady McDermott

by Charley Ross |
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As the post-Love Island drama continues, fans are continuing to speculate whether or not Kady McDermottactually had a secret boyfriend outside the villa. Ex-Islander Mitch Taylor restarted the rumours - which first began while she was on the show- in a recent podcast interview, accusing her of wearing a boyfriend's bracelet during her time on the show.

Speaking out on On Demand Entertainment, he said: 'She must be the first Islander to come off and just go on ten different podcasts and rinse everyone. You are calling me and Ella B fake, you came in with a boyfriend, bro what are you doing? You have a boyfriend to this day, and I have been told by the other girls, I am not going to name names, you had your boyfriend’s bracelet on, your boyfriend was at your house while you were there and you are calling me fake.

'I got called fake by Kady when Kady was doing the most. I am known as messy Mitch, I should be doing what Kady is doing. All I am doing right now is retaliating.”

There were also various points during the series when fans debated whether Kady's heart was actually elsewhere. For instance, during 'The Kissing Competition' where the girls had to kiss each of the boys. The boys then had to rate whose kiss was the best. However, during the challenge viewers noticed that Kady was extremely tame and holding back throughout. This led fans to speculate that perhaps she was holding back because she already has a partner on the outside.

Did Kady McDermott have a boyfriend while on Love Island?

But according to the woman herself, no she didn't. This morning, she took to her Instagram Stories to set the record straight.

‘The narrative that is circulating that I had a boyfriend whilst in the Love Island villa is categorically FALSE,' she posted. 'My mum stayed at mine whilst I was in the villa to look after my dog and house. The media have been relentless with this narrative and it now appears others want to jump on the bandwagon too. Speaking opinions is one thing but making such bold statements with confidence is wrong. Not only are they false they can be very damaging.’

She went on to confirm her split with Love Island beau Ouzy: 'Sadly late last night Ouzy's behaviour and actions from the 30th July were bought to my attention. Ouzy is one of the loveliest people I have met and I know he is remorseful but unfortunately actions have consequences and although we are not "official" in our relationship status I am definitely not prepared to start a relationship off on this foot. I wish him nothing but happiness and success in his life.'

The couple have also unfollowed each other on social media.

It was previously reported by a number of publications this summer that Kady had a boyfriend while on the show. The Sun claimed that the couple even dined together in London before she left for the villa. An unknown source told the publication, 'Kady and Liam went for a posh dinner in Mayfair together the night before she left for Love Island, like a romantic goodbye.'

This is what caused speculation online initially, and had Love Island viewers convinced she had a boyfriend at the time of airing. One fan wrote, 'The way Kady has been acting ever since she came into the villa. I 100% believe she has a boyfriend.' Whilst another wrote, 'Kady clearly came back for the cheque she's not giving at all.' Another fan added, 'Guys the rumours that Kady has a boyfriend outside the villa might be true because she hasn't given anything to the villa - she's clearly holding back.'

On Instagram the speculation was taken a step further after a viewer claimed to have seen the Islander with her boyfriend before her dramatic entrance into the villa. They commented, 'I am 99% sure she has a boyfriend. They come into the supermarket I work in ALL the time.' Whilst another person chimed in writing, 'Same. I see her at the gym all the time with him.'

Who is Kady McDermott's alleged boyfriend?

It was reported that Kady's boyfriend while on the show was called Liam Greer. According to sources, the 30-year-old was seen coming and going from Kady's Hertfordshire bungalow up until the week she flew out. Of course, given that she has denied accusations that she had a boyfriend, perhaps it's time to give her the benefit of the doubt and let this one go.

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