Love Island's Joanna admits she's 'PROUD' of rival Amber for not taking her ex ...

She recently vlogged the explosive episode which saw her estranged partner Michael point the finger at her.

And Joanna Chimonides, 22, has now stuck up for her former Love Island rival Amber Gill, as she took to Instagram to confess her opinion after Friday's explosive recoupling.

The dumped Islander admitted that she is 'proud' of Amber for refusing to take back her ex Michael Griffiths, after he made a huge U-turn on his feelings since she was forced to leave the villa. 

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Girl power: Joanna Chimonides, 22, has now stuck up for her former Love Island rival Amber Gill, as she took to Instagram to confess her opinion after Friday's explosive recoupling

Girl power: Joanna Chimonides, 22, has now stuck up for her former Love Island rival Amber Gill, as she took to Instagram to confess her opinion after Friday's explosive recoupling

During an Instagram story, Joanna announced to her increasing followers: 'I am actually really proud of her, I'm not going to lie.

'That was probably one of the hardest decisions that she was going to have to make and she did so well. Good on her!'

The former Casa Amor bombshell insisted that she is proud of Amber for choosing Greg O'Shea over Michael in the explosive recoupling, but confessed to The Sun that she will still talk to the firefighter when he returns to the UK. 

Since leaving the Mallorcan villa, Joanna has been open about how furious she is that Michael 'constantly denied' his feelings for Amber and chose to stay on the show, instead of leaving with her.  

'Proud': The dumped Islander admitted that she is 'proud' of Amber for refusing to take back her ex Michael Griffiths and instead choosing Greg O'Shea (pictured)

'Proud': The dumped Islander admitted that she is 'proud' of Amber for refusing to take back her ex Michael Griffiths and instead choosing Greg O'Shea (pictured) 

After Joanna's departure, Michael has attempted to patch things up with Amber, and has been trying to prove to the therapist that he could have chosen to leave with Joanna but instead stayed to pursue her. 

However, Amber hasn't succumbed to Michael's recent grovelling as the 21-year-old snubbed him for newbie Greg in Friday's recoupling. 

Explaining her decision, Amber said: 'It's been the hardest decision that I've had to make,

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