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'Love Island': a beginner's guide to the sexy UK reality show shooting in SA

'The Bachelor' meets 'Big Brother' in this strangely addictive series, explains Paula Stephanie Andropoulos

09 February 2020 - 00:00 By Paula Stephanie Andropoulos

The Bachelor and Big Brother had a baby, and it's grown up in the UK. It has a penchant for partial nudity, and a talent for coining crass neologisms that find their way into the common lexicon, much to the disdain of common sense ("He's made me look a right mug, he has.")  

Think: Neon. Augmentation. Unintelligible accents in orchestra. This is Love Island, and you shouldn't watch it with your granny...

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