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Love Island’s Jake Cornish is SLAMMED for ‘gaslighting’ and ‘toxic behaviour’ by ex-girlfriend

Love Island’s Jake Cornish is SLAMMED for ‘gaslighting’ and ‘toxic behaviour’ by ex-girlfriend after claiming he was single throughout the pandemic

Jake Cornish’s ex-girlfriend has reportedly accused him of ‘gaslighting’ her and showing ‘toxic behaviour’.

The Love Island star, 24, who is currently romancing Liberty Poole on the show, was in a seven-year relationship prior to the ITV2 series. 

According to The Sun, Jake’s former flame took to social media in a now deleted post to hit out at her ex when he claimed he had been single throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.  

Claims: Jake Cornish’s ex-girlfriend has reportedly accused him of ‘gaslighting’ her and showing ‘toxic behaviour’

She wrote: ‘Lonely and single for eight months? Have a day off.

‘A note to those who have told me/ messaged me to “be kind”, I’m a good person with a good heart, hurt mine and I’ll hurt yours.

Jake’s ex reportedly went on to claim she was unaware he would be going on Love Island and said ‘being angry’ with him doesn’t mean she is ‘being hateful’.

She wrote: ‘I wasn’t aware he had applied or been accepted onto Love Island.

Romance: The Love Island star, 24, who is currently romancing Liberty Poole on the show, was in a seven-year relationship prior to the ITV2 series

Romance: The Love Island star, 24, who is currently romancing Liberty Poole on the show, was in a seven-year relationship prior to the ITV2 series

‘I realise how my comment may be viewed as being damaging, but it’s damaging when you’re being gaslighted. Toxic behaviour, denying and making you question facts and feelings.

‘Being angry doesn’t mean I’m being hateful it means I am loving myself enough to get upset at my own mistreatment.

‘Those of you who want to form an opinion are more than welcome to and I can only blame myself for the response to my post. However, I am a human being who is hurting, angry and upset.

‘I shouldn’t have to keep quiet about it along with anyone else who might feel the same way toward someone.

Unimpressed: Jake's former flame took to social media in a now deleted post to hit out at her ex when he claimed he had been single throughout the pandemic (pictured with Liberty)

Unimpressed: Jake’s former flame took to social media in a now deleted post to hit out at her ex when he claimed he had been single throughout the pandemic (pictured with Liberty)

‘Everyone is entitled to share their own, personal stories and that was mine.’

A source told the publication: ‘This bears no resemblance to the Jake we know and love, who we hope viewers are seeing for themselves on screen.’

Meanwhile, a Love Island spokesperson said: ‘Jake has no means of defending himself from these labels, which are no doubt hurtful for his family and friends to read.’

MailOnline has also contacted representatives for Love Island for further comment. 

Speaking out: Jake's ex reportedly went on to claim she was unaware he would be going on Love Island and said 'being angry' with him doesn't mean she is 'being hateful'

Speaking out: Jake’s ex reportedly went on to claim she was unaware he would be going on Love Island and said ‘being angry’ with him doesn’t mean she is ‘being hateful’

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