Troubles: Michael sought therapy after becoming painfully jealous of Gemma's bond with her mother Louise

Michael Owen sought therapy over jealousy of of Love Island star daughter Gemma’s bond with her mum #LoveIsland

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Michael Owen sought remedy after changing into painfully jealous of his Love Island star daughter Gemma’s bond together with her mom Louise.

Former footballer Michael, 42, who married his major college sweetheart Louise in 2005, stated he struggled along with his psychological well being after retiring from sport.

The soccer star admits he was ‘deliberately exhausting’ on Louise on topics that he knew would ‘push her buttons’, together with her relationship with their daughter Gemma, now 19.

Troubles: Michael sought therapy after becoming painfully jealous of Gemma's bond with her mother Louise

Troubles: Michael Owen, 42, sought remedy after changing into painfully jealous of his 19-year-old Love Island star daughter Gemma’s bond together with her mom Louise

Writing in his 2020 autobiography Reboot, Michael stated: ‘To my shock, I discovered myself standing at a figurative cliff edge in 2014.

‘A lifetime of that sure kind of mentality, of behaviour, had led me to some extent the place I needed to search skilled assist…

‘For years, due to my very own interior demons, I used to be deliberately actually exhausting on Louise about topics that I knew would push her buttons most — not least her shut relationship with our daughter Gemma.’

Honest: Former footballer Michael, 42, who married his primary school sweetheart Louise in 2005, said he struggled with his mental health after retiring from sport (pictured IN 2014)

Trustworthy: Former footballer Michael, 42, who married his major college sweetheart Louise in 2005, stated he struggled along with his psychological well being after retiring from sport (pictured 2014)

He added: ‘Let me be very clear and say that none of this was in any manner a mirrored image on how I felt about both Gemma or Louise. I really like them each with all of me.

‘I’d take the whole lot out on Louise, although. I’d accuse her of spending all her time together with her eldest and ignoring the opposite children. It wasn’t even true.’

Admitting he feared divorce, he went on to say he and Louise went to see a counsellor and he then continued the therapy alone. 

Family affair: Michael and Louise are parents to four children - (L-R) Emily, 14, Jessica, 12, Gemma, 19, and James, 16

Household affair: Michael and Louise are mother and father to 4 kids – (L-R) Emily, 14, Jessica, 12, Gemma, 19, and James, 16

MailOnline has contacted a consultant for Michael for additional remark. 

It comes after Gemma’s fellow Islander Afia Tonkmor grew to become the primary contestant to be dumped from this 12 months’s present. 

The 25-year-old bombshell entrant was ditched on Monday night time’s episode after contestants had been referred to as to the firepit and rugby participant Jacques O’Neill, 23, selected to couple with paramedic Paige Thorne, 24.

Finding love? Gemma is currently coupled-up with fishmonger Luca Bish, 23, on the popular ITV2 show

Discovering love? Gemma is at the moment coupled-up with fishmonger Luca Bish, 23, on the favored ITV2 present

Membership host Afia stated about nonetheless trying to find love after leaving: ‘Clearly I’m going to overlook everybody within the villa however I’m going to maintain looking for love. I’m positive Mr Proper is on the market someplace.’

It comes after Grasp’s scholar Liam Llewellyn, 22, determined to give up the present after repeatedly struggling rejection throughout his 4 days within the villa.

Revealing who she fancied when she first entered the Majorca villa, Afia added: ‘Initially I used to be drawn to Dami however then all through the expertise it was extra Ikenna.

Farewell: It comes after Gemma's fellow Islander Afia Tonkmor, 25, became the first contestant to be dumped from this year’s show

Farewell: It comes after Gemma’s fellow Islander Afia Tonkmor, 25, grew to become the primary contestant to be dumped from this 12 months’s present

End of the road: Fellow bombshell Ekin-Su Cülcüloglu, 27, who entered the villa with Afia, was seen hugging her after her exit was announced

Finish of the street: Fellow bombshell Ekin-Su Cülcüloglu, 27, who entered the villa with Afia, was seen hugging her after her exit was introduced

‘I did get the vibe that issues had been going effectively for Indiyah and Ikenna fairly shortly.’

Afia went on to disclose she needs both {couples} Luca Bish and Gemma Owen, or Amber Beckford and Dami Hope, to win.

She added when requested who she want to see emerge as victors: ‘Luca and Gemma. And Amber and Dami. It’s such early days however these two felt like probably the most strong {couples}.’

Passionate: Model Indiyah Polack and pharmaceutical salesman Ikenna Ekwonna, both 23,  had their first smooch as they cuddled in the garden during Monday's episode

Passionate: Mannequin Indiyah Polack and pharmaceutical salesman Ikenna Ekwonna, each 23,  had their first smooch as they cuddled within the backyard throughout Monday’s episode

She added about what she took from her time on the ITV2 courting present: ‘I’ve realized that I could be a bit shy and it takes me a little bit of time to come back out of my shell. However I perhaps realized to place myself on the market a bit extra. I did be taught a couple of issues.’

However she insisted: ‘I really feel like I stayed true to myself so I’d do issues the identical.’

Earlier in tonight’s episode, childcare specialist Amber, 24, and 26-year-old microbiologist Dami Hope had their first kiss as they loved a picnic and tennis date.

Amber instructed the scientist: ‘I really feel like that for the second, I’m pleased to get to know you, I’m not actually taking a look at any of the opposite guys.’

New arrivals: Six-pack sporting investment analyst Jay Younger, 28, and model Remi Lambert, 22, are vowing to shake up the villa when they enter on Tuesday

New arrivals: Six-pack sporting investment analyst Jay Younger, 28, and model Remi Lambert, 22, are vowing to shake up the villa when they enter on Tuesday

New arrivals: Six-pack sporting funding analyst Jay Youthful, 28, and mannequin Remi Lambert, 22, are vowing to shake up the villa after they enter on Tuesday 

When she requested Dami to explain his perfect girl, he replied: ‘If she regarded such as you, then I’d be pleased, so that you’d must have a twin in right here for me to show my head.’

Mannequin Indiyah Polack and pharmaceutical salesman Ikenna Ekwonna, each 23, additionally had their first smooch as they cuddled within the backyard.

Indiyah stated: ‘Generally it’s good to know that you just’re feeling me, that you just’re or if it’s reciprocated.’

A preview for the subsequent present hinted Gemma and fishmonger Luca, 23, are going to be seen embroiled in a combat.

In the meantime, two new bombshell lads are vowing to shake up the villa.

Castmates are set to be shocked on Tuesday’s episode when six-pack sporting funding analyst Jay Youthful, 28, from Edinburgh enters the present.

He can be joined by mannequin Remi Lambert, 22, from Manchester.

Love Island airs tomorrow at 9pm on ITV2 and ITV Hub. Episodes are out there the next morning on BritBox.

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 may be simply no-one I can discover. 

‘I have never bought 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: Lodge waitress

Who’s their kind on paper? ‘It is fairly exhausting so far with out being influenced by social media and stuff like that.

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

‘I do not suppose 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 awesome summer time 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 desirous to have a very enjoyable summer time. 

‘I’d say I am enjoyable, flirty and fiery. I feel I am good at giving recommendation, I am a very good particular person to speak to, I am very trustworthy. 

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

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? ‘Once I’m with somebody I am very loyal.

‘I am a very good boyfriend as after I’m with somebody I am all for them.

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

That is the very best time to offer 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 appears, 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 positive, yeah. I don’t fall simply.

‘I fairly like self sufficiency in women.’ 

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.

‘Should you say let’s go canoeing all day regardless that 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 can be speaking to completely different women, it may not go effectively with some.

‘Once I’m truly in a relationship, I feel it is a star signal factor.

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

Davide Sanclimenti

 Title: Davide Sanclimenti

Age: 27

Location: Rome (lives in Manchester)

Occupation: Enterprise proprietor

Who’s their kind on paper? ‘Plenty of English women truly love me.

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

‘Discover my particular person so I can truly 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 feel I am on the age the place I may discover somebody.

‘Hopefully, I will deliver spontaneity and pleasure.

‘I am probably not shy to talk to individuals I do not actually care an excessive amount of about what individuals suppose.’

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 character and make me snicker.

‘There was this one man and he was attempting to purposefully exhibit his automotive keys and we had been actually in the course of a restaurant!’

Luca Bish

Luca Bish

 Title: Luca Bish

Age: 23

Location: Brighton 

Occupation: Fishmonger

Who’s their kind on paper? ‘I choose to satisfy women out and about. I feel whenever 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 feel you are the one or I such as you, I will take you out on a date however aside from that, if we speak 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 feel it must be the precise particular person, on the proper time. 

‘I used to be saying to my mum the opposite day that I need 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 critical. I often meet women 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 women via Instagram.’