Love Island will be going ahead in June, an ITV source has confirmed to the Mirror.

This comes after ITV announced that they would be axing The Jeremy Kyle Show indefinitely after a guest died just days after filming.

Steven Dymond, 63, was tragically found dead on May 9 after his appearance on The Jeremy Kyle Show on May 2.

Mike Thalassitis and Sophie Gradon tragically died after appearing on Love Island in 2016 and 2017, which has sparked calls for the ITV2 show to be pulled from airing indefinitely.

However an insider told the Mirror that the show will be back on ITV2 this summer.

Sophie took her life last year, while 2018 villa mate Mike was found dead in a field near his family home in March.


After Mike's death, ITV announced it would be beefing up its care procedures to ensure Islanders felt safe and comfortable throughout filming and back in the UK.

Among the enhanced procedures were the offer of therapy to every single Islander, not just those who get in touch to ask for it.


Bosses said they will also be checking in on a regular basis on Islanders after the series has wrapped, and will arrange social media training and financial management for their young stars.

A number of reality stars have spoken out this week to call for better aftercare on reality TV shows to "prevent more deaths".

Malin Andersson, who appeared on Love Island with Sophie Gradon in 2016, questioned why bosses were so quick to cancel the show after guest Steve Dymond's alleged suicide, which has since been accused of providing poor aftercare, dubious casting techniques and 'bear-baiting' of vulnerable guests.

The 26-year-old wrote on Twitter: "Do we have to wait for one more death before other shows are axed?

"Or can’t we just put in some extraordinary aftercare in place to prevent ANY deaths from occurring ever again."

Parliament recently announced that they would be launching a probe into reality TV.

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