Kara Kennedy Kara Kennedy

The thrilling misogyny of Love Island

It’s grim. That’s why we love it

The thought of Love Island starting tonight gives me that same fuzzy feeling I had as a child when I lost a tooth, aware that I’d be waking up a slightly richer woman. I realised after years of turning my nose up at the show that – once you get past the initial guilt – watching trivial nonsense is a bit of a sugar rush.

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