Love Island’s Paige and Jacques ‘haven’t spoken’ since he walked despite heartfelt vow
Love Island stars Paige Thorne and Jacques O’Neill were loved up a few weeks ago – until he dramatically quit the villa when bombshell Adam Collard arrived
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Love Island: Jacques tells Paige he’s leaving
Within hours of being there Adam had set his sights on Paige, which instantly rubbed Jacques up the wrong way.
After his exit, Geordie fitness coach Adam, 26, and Welsh paramedic Paige, 24, grew close and ended up finishing in fifth place as a couple.
But since landing back in the UK this week, a fellow Love Islander claims Paige has failed to reach out to Jacques – who told her he would wait for her.
Paige and Jacques seemed loved up in the villa
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“I am really happy for Paige thought and I do want the best for her,” she told The Sun.
“She’s amazing and she was one of my really good friends in there, so whatever makes her happy is good for me.”
Professional rugby player Jacques sensationally quit the show last month
Since leaving the villa, Jacques appears to have deleted all photos of him and Paige from his Instagram page.
Although Paige has moved on with Adam, she still has more social media photos with Jacques than she does with her new man.
The Mirror has contacted both Paige and Jacques reps for comment.
In fact Antigoni herself made an appearance on Jacques’ Instagram feed two weeks ago.
The romance went wrong when he told her he was leaving the villa
Sharing they had taken their mums out for brunch in London, the rugby star shared a series of snaps of them together.
He captioned the post: “Made a real one for life. Took our Mama’s for brunch. Also why do we look like siblings here.”
Asked if there was more to it, Antigoni said: “Me and Jacques are definitely not a thing. People can’t believe that a boy and girl can just be friends.”
Jacques could have attended the Love Island wrap party following the grand final on Monday, which saw Ekin-Su and Davide beat Gemma and Luca to win the £50,000.
But the 23-year-old swerved the celebrations, which might have been a good job as Paige turned up with Adam.
The sportsman was said to be “devastated” by Paige’s new romance, but now seems set on moving on.
Revealing his reasons for quitting the villa, he told Paige: “You mean so much to me, you know that. I’ve been trying to put a brave face on but things are getting to me.
“Basically, like, I just wish I could finish my journey off with you in here, but I’m gonna go home today.”
He added: “I still want you to enjoy your time in here, just do what you need to do and listen, I’ll be waiting for you.”
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