Love Island’s Theo Campbell reveals he is BLIND in one eye after being struck by a champagne cork in freak accident while holidaying in Ibiza
Love Island star Theo Campbell has lost all sight in his right eye after being struck in the face by champagne cork while holidaying in Ibiza.
Campbell was immediately rushed to hospital following the incident, undergoing two separate operations to salvage the eye – which ‘split in half’ after being hit with the cork.
Taking to Instagram on Tuesday, the former reality star broke the news to followers while sharing a snap of himself recovering in hospital with girlfriend Kaz Crossley.
Horrifying: Love Island star Theo Campbell has lost all sight in his right eye after being struck in the face by champagne cork while holidaying in Ibiza.
Revealing a heavily bandaged right eye, he wrote: ‘Thanks for all the messages and support I’ve got over the last couple days they’re all very much appreciated!
‘So yeah basically 2 eye surgeries later after a really unfortunate accident, I’ve lost all vision in my right eye as it got split in half, who would have thought a champagne cork would be the end of me. But I still have 1 eye left, looking at the bright side of things.’
Theo also thanked girlfriend Kaz, a Love Island contestant in 2018, for travelling to Ibiza immediately after discovering he was in hospital.
Get well soon: Former Love island and TOWIE star Georgia Harrison posted a get well message to Theo following his hospitalization
Painful: Campbell was immediately rushed to hospital following the incident, undergoing two separate operations to salvage the eye – which ‘split in half’ after being hit with the cork
He added: ‘Thanks for flying out to look after me as well babe… if anyone knows where sells cool eye patches let me know.’
Kaz later shared a short video of herself planting a kiss on her stricken boyfriend as he came round following his second operation.
Adding a short caption, she wrote: ‘Got him back out of surgery… what are u like babe.’
Former TOWIE star Georgia Harrison also sent her best wishes to Theo, with who she featured on the third series of Love Island.
Taking to her own Instagram account, she wrote: ‘Love them so much words couldn’t even describe… get well soon @theo_campbell91 and @kazcrossley you are the most amazing girlfriend. Thank god for you.’
Theo had been enjoying a raucous lads’ holiday prior to the accident, with Instagram posts showing him partying with Match of the Day host Gary Lineker’s brother Wayne at popular poolside resort O Beach Ibiza.