Exit: Liam Llewellyn spoke candidly about his decision to leave the show during an emotional interview on Sunday's Aftersun

Love Island’s Liam Llewellyn gives first interview since shock exit #LoveIsland

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Love Island’s Liam Llewellyn spoke candidly about his determination to go away the present throughout an emotional interview on Sunday’s AfterSun.

On Friday the Welsh pupil, 21, gathered everybody across the firepit forward of the primary recoupling, the place he admitted he was not giving 100% of himself and was having a ‘laborious time’ along with his wrestle to discover a romantic connection. 

The fact star additionally revealed how he at all times knew Gemma Owen, 19, who the general public selected to couple up with him, was not feeling a romantic reference to him.

Exit: Liam Llewellyn spoke candidly about his decision to leave the show during an emotional interview on Sunday's Aftersun

Exit: Love Island’s Liam Llewellyn spoke candidly about his determination to go away the present throughout an emotional interview on Sunday’s AfterSun

Talking from Newport, he mentioned: ‘I used to be buzzing after I coupled up with Gemma. I received the sensation her head was elsewhere. I am unable to imagine who her dad was. I am unable to imagine I did not work it out

‘It is loopy. I did not count on the help. It is a massive eye-opener for me how many individuals have been on my facet and had my again.

‘I used to be Gemma after I walked in and hoping it was her I’d couple up with.’

Discussing the arrival of Italian bombshell Davide Sanclimenti, who recoupled with Gemma earlier than recoupling as soon as extra with Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu

Liam mentioned: ‘The minute he walked in I had a intestine feeling he would go for Gemma.’

Not to be: The reality star revealed how he always knew Gemma, who the public chose to couple up with him, was not feeling a romantic connection with him

To not be: The fact star additionally revealed how he at all times knew Gemma Owen, 19, who the general public selected to couple up with him, was not feeling a romantic reference to him

Liam’s father jetted out to Mallorca to be along with his son following his shock departure from the present.  

Devoted dad Dai, knowledgeable rugby participant, set off to consolation his son – after the household mentioned they could not be ‘prouder’. 

Simply days earlier than his departure, the Italian hunk stole Michael Owen’s daughter from him, whereas Liam additionally discovered it tough to woo newcomers Afia Tonkmor and Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu, who’ve expressed curiosity in Ikenna and Davide since their arrival within the villa.

A supply instructed The Solar: ‘Liam’s confidence was completely knocked when he misplaced Gemma [Owen] so when he then additionally did not handle to catch Ekin-Su [Cülcüloğlu] or Afia’s [Tonkmor] eye he began to completely overthink all the things he did.

‘He simply started to fret about all the things after which felt responsible that he wasn’t having fun with the entire expertise like he felt he was meant to, so referred to as it quits.

Fan favourite: Liam became a fan favourite during his very short time on the reality show

Fan favorite: Liam grew to become a fan favorite throughout his very quick time on the truth present 

He said: 'It's crazy. I didn't expect the support. It's a big eye-opener for me how many people were on my side and had my back'

He mentioned: ‘It is loopy. I did not count on the help. It is a massive eye-opener for me how many individuals have been on my facet and had my again’

'We couldn't be more proud of him':Liam;ss father jetted out to Mallorca after his son's shock exit from the show (pictured in April)

‘We could not be extra pleased with him’:Liam;ss father jetted out to Mallorca after his son’s shock exit from the present (pictured in April) 

Shock: Liam shocked his fellow Islanders when he announced he was leaving

Shock: Liam shocked his fellow Islanders when he introduced he was leaving

They added: ‘At this level Liam feels actually upset. His dad David flew straight out to Majorca to be with him.’

Liam beforehand admitted his best worry on the present was being rejected.

He mentioned: ‘One thing I’m most nervous about might be the sensation of not being needed , in a recoupling or one thing, not being picked’.

Early bath: On Friday the Welsh student gathered everyone around the firepit ahead of the first recoupling, where he admitted he was not giving 100% of himself and was having a 'hard time' with his struggle to find a romantic connection

Early bathtub: On Friday the Welsh pupil gathered everybody across the firepit forward of the primary recoupling, the place he admitted he was not giving 100% of himself and was having a ‘laborious time’ along with his wrestle to discover a romantic connection

Bye! Liam broke the news to his fellow islanders that he was leaving the villa on Friday, hours after MailOnline revealed that he had quit the show

Bye! Liam broke the information to his fellow islanders that he was leaving the villa on Friday, hours after MailOnline revealed that he had stop the present

He continued: ‘Everybody desires to be needed, and desires to be picked, so it is the sensation of not being picked that may be a nerve-wracking thought for me’.

‘It places you in a susceptible place and that is in entrance of the entire world. I believe that is a place I do not assume anybody would need to discover themselves in.’

Taking to Liam’s Instagram the household penned a heartfelt tribute and thanking his followers.  

They wrote: ‘Thanks a lot for all of your love and help you’ve gotten proven Liam throughout his time within the villa and since making his determination to go away. he has stayed true to himself all through and we could not be extra pleased with him’.

Pride: Taking to Liam's Instagram the family penned a heartfelt tribute and thanking his fans

Delight: Taking to Liam’s Instagram the household penned a heartfelt tribute and thanking his followers

Liam broke the information to his fellow islanders that he was leaving the villa on Friday, hours after MailOnline revealed that he had stop the present.

As they sat down, he mentioned: ‘So, I’ve received to talk to you all, clearly all of us got here right here for a similar form of cause however I have not actually been feeling like I have been giving 100% Liam. I do know what 100% Liam seems like and I’m miles off that.

He continued: ‘I actually really feel such as you’re lacking out on 90% of what regular Liam provides. I have been pondering lengthy and laborious, like this is not a spur of the second kind factor. Looking for somebody to go away the villa with that you simply care about, like clearly, that is a purpose is not it?

Big decision: Announcing to the islanders that he had big news to share, he told them: 'I think we need to have a chat, we should get everyone by the fire pit'

Huge determination: Asserting to the islanders that he had massive information to share, he instructed them: ‘I believe we have to have a chat, we must always get everybody by the hearth pit’

Can't believe it: The islanders were stunned by Liam's decision

Cannot imagine it: The islanders have been shocked by Liam’s determination

‘Whenever you’re not feeling that, I really feel like that makes it a really laborious form of time to search out that.’

It comes after viewers claimed that Gemma Owen had made Liam‘s departure ‘all about her.’

Taking to Twitter, one individual wrote: ‘Why’s Gemma making Liam leaving about herself lmaoooo weirdo.’

One other individual tweeted: ‘Not Gemma making Liam leaving about her #LoveIsland.’

Unimpressed: Love Island viewers were angered by Gemma Owen, 19, during Friday night's episode of the show as they claimed she made Liam Llewellyn's departure all about her

Unimpressed: Love Island viewers have been angered by Gemma Owen, 19, throughout Friday evening’s episode of the present as they claimed she made Liam Llewellyn’s departure all about her

One different individual wrote: ‘When did Liam point out Gemma when he mentioned he needed to go away? Prefer it’s not at all times about her #loveisland.’

‘Liam leaving and Gemma nonetheless making an attempt to make all of it about her!! #LoveIsland,’ posted one other present fan.’

Whereas another person wrote: ‘How has Gemma managed to make Liam leaving the villa about her? #loveIsland.’

LOVE ISLAND 2022: MEET THE CONTESTANTS

Paige  Thorne

Title: Paige Thorne

Age: 24

Location: Swansea

Occupation: Paramedic

Who’s their kind on paper? ‘In Swansea there’s simply no-one I can discover. 

‘I have not received to swipe. So, hopefully they will simply come to me now!

‘I got here out of a relationship and I used to be simply so finished with guys. Then I used to be like, ‘Okay, I am bored now’

Indiyah Polack

 Title: Indiyah Polack

Age: 23

Location: London

Occupation: Resort waitress

Who’s their kind on paper? ‘It is fairly laborious to this point with out being influenced by social media and stuff like that.

‘Love Island is a superb place to get to know somebody one-on-one. 

‘I do not assume I’ve ever been out with two guys who’re fairly the identical.’

Tasha Ghouri

Title: Tasha Ghouri

Age: 23

Location: Thirsk

Occupation: Mannequin and dancer

Who’s their kind on paper? ‘My courting life has been a shambles.

‘This is a chance for me to search out ‘the one’ and have an excellent summer season on the identical time. 

‘I am positively prepared for a relationship. I am 23 now so I am able to get to know somebody and journey with them.’

Gemma Owen

Gemma Owen

Title: Gemma Owen

Age: 19

Location: Chester

Occupation: Worldwide Dressage Rider and Enterprise Proprietor

Who’s their kind on paper? ‘I’m open to discovering love, I am eager to have a very enjoyable summer season. 

‘I’d say I am enjoyable, flirty and fiery. I believe I am good at giving recommendation, I am an excellent individual to speak to, I am very trustworthy. 

‘If I need the identical man, I would do it however in a pleasant respectful approach.

Andrew Le Page

Andrew Le Web page

Title: Andrew Le Web page

Age: 27

Location: Guernsey

Occupation: Actual Property Agent

Who’s their kind on paper? ‘After I’m with somebody I am very loyal.

‘I am an excellent boyfriend as after I’m with somebody I am all for them.

‘I am really single for as soon as, so I assumed why not?

That is the very best time to present it a go.’ 

Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu

Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu

Title: Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu

Age: 27

Location: Essex

Occupation: Actress

Who’s their kind on paper? ‘I am fairly choosy and I am not simply on the lookout for seems, I am on the lookout for brains! 

‘I am on the lookout for somebody with intelligence, somebody who can have good chats. Nothing like cockiness!’

Jay Younger

Jay Youthful

Title: Jay Youthful

Age: 28

Location: Edinburgh

Occupation: Funding analyst

Who’s their kind on paper? ‘I’m a sluggish burner for certain, yeah. I don’t fall simply.

‘I fairly like self sufficiency in ladies.’ 

Danica Taylor

Danica Taylor

Title: Danica Taylor

Age: 21

Location: Leicester

Occupation: Dancer

Who’s their kind on paper? ‘I’m the kind of girlfriend that I need to achieve this a lot with you – deep conversations, foolish actions.

‘In the event you say let’s go canoeing all day though I’m fairly a glam woman, I’m down for it.’

Dami Hope

Dami Hope

Title: Dami Hope

Age: 26

Location: Dublin

Occupation: Senior Microbiologist

Who’s their kind on paper? ‘I will probably be speaking to completely different ladies, it may not go properly with some.

‘After I’m really in a relationship, I believe it is a star signal factor.

‘I am an Aries however I am very passionate – I at all times used to place that individual first. I am actually good at being in a staff’.

Davide Sanclimenti

 Title: Davide Sanclimenti

Age: 27

Location: Rome (lives in Manchester)

Occupation: Enterprise proprietor

Who’s their kind on paper? ‘A number of English ladies really love me.

‘They like to be round me and I like to be round them. I need to discover my soulmate.

‘Discover my individual so I can really construct one thing sooner or later, develop with them, be a household. ‘

Ikenna Ekwonna

Title: Ikenna Ekwonna

Age: 23

Location: Nottingham

Occupation: Pharmaceutical Gross sales

Who’s their kind on paper? ‘I’ve solely been in a single previous relationship however now I believe I am on the age the place I may discover somebody.

‘Hopefully, I will carry spontaneity and pleasure.

‘I am not likely shy to talk to folks I do not actually care an excessive amount of about what folks assume.’

Amber Beckford

Amber Beckford

Title: Amber Beckford

Age: 24

Location: London 

Occupation: Nanny

Who’s their kind on paper? ‘I do not like guys that exhibit.

‘I do not like flashy guys – simply have a persona and make me chortle.

‘There was this one man and he was making an attempt to purposefully exhibit his automobile keys and we have been actually in the midst of a restaurant!’

Luca Bish

Luca Bish

 Title: Luca Bish

Age: 23

Location: Brighton 

Occupation: Fishmonger

Who’s their kind on paper? ‘I want to satisfy ladies out and about. I believe while you go on the lookout for it, it is not as simple although, it is such as you’re too determined for it.

‘If I believe you are the one or I such as you, I am going to take you out on a date however apart from that, if we discuss and I do not like the place it is going – then I will not be throwing out dates.’

Jacques O'Neill

Jacques O’Neill

Title:  Jacques O’Neill

Age: 23

Location: Cumbria

Occupation: Rugby League Participant

Who’s their kind on paper? ‘I believe it must be the proper individual, on the proper time. 

‘I used to be saying to my mum the opposite day that I desire a woman. And I’m now able to cool down.’

Remi Lambert

Remi Lambert

Title: Remi Lambert

Age: 22

Location: Manchester

Occupation: Mannequin

Who’s their kind on paper? ‘Now it’s time to search out one thing extra severe. I normally meet ladies out and about on an evening out. 

‘If I see a lady I like, I’ll simply go over with out hesitation and generally I meet ladies via Instagram.’