Gemma Collins blasts 'mind-numbingly boring' Love Island for 'lack of diversity'

She rose to fame on TOWIE and has made a name for herself with repeated reality TV stints.

Yet Gemma Collins took aim at the one of the most-watched reality series as she claimed Love Island is 'mind-numbingly boring' and blasted the ITV2 show for it's lack of diversity. 

Appearing on Monday's episode of Good Morning Britain, the 38-year-old TV personality - who is said to be taking weight loss injections to slim down - didn't hold back with her opinions about the show. 

Hitting out: Appearing on Monday's episode of Good Morning Britain, Gemma Collins took aim at Love Island for being 'mind-numbingly boring' and it's lack of diversity

Hitting out: Appearing on Monday's episode of Good Morning Britain, Gemma Collins took aim at Love Island for being 'mind-numbingly boring' and it's lack of diversity

Discussing this year’s series, Gemma told hosts Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid: ‘The young people they’ve seen an opportunity and they’re going for it. For us, we’re a little bit older and wiser. 

‘It is a bit mind-numbingly boring to watch, however it’s a guilty pleasure for people. I do think it is for the youngsters. 

'We’ve had people saying can we have people who are a little bit older on there, a bit of diversity and I do think it needs it.

‘We were all 21 once and people have got to take it with a pinch of salt'.

Gemma said of the show: 'We’ve had people saying can we have people who are a little bit older on there, a bit of diversity and I do think it needs it' (pictured: Maura Higgins and Molly Mae Hague from this series)

Gemma said of the show: 'We’ve had people saying can we have people who are a little bit older on there, a bit of diversity and I do think it needs it' (pictured: Maura Higgins and Molly Mae Hague from this series)

Gemma's comments echo a nation-wide backlash about the lack of body diversity on the show, a criticism that Love Island's Creative Director hit back at.  

Speaking to the Radio Times he said: 'First and foremost, it's an entertainment show and it's about people wanting to watch who you've got on screen falling in love with one another,' he said.

'Yes, we want to be as representative as possible but we also want them to be attracted to one another.

Mature: Discussing this year’s series, Gemma told Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid ‘The young people they’ve seen an opportunity and they’re going for it'

Mature: Discussing this year’s series, Gemma told Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid ‘The young

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