- Muslim youth activist Yassmin Abdel-Magied blasted Love Island dating show
- She whinged the all-white cast of four hunks and four babes made her feel bad
- ABC presenter, 27, tweeted it made darker-skinned people feel unattractive
Controversial Muslim activist Yassmin Abdel-Magied has whinged that Love Island’s toned and apparently all white cast is making her feel unattractive.
The Nine Network’s upcoming reality show putting four babes and four hunks on a tropical island has triggered the 27-year-old ABC presenter.
The Sudanese-born, hijab-wearing writer has already taken offence, days before the first episode of the dating show airs on Sunday.
Controversial Muslim activist Yassmin Abdel-Magied has whinged that Love Island’s toned and apparently all white cast is making her feel unattractive
‘I’ve never watched a show like this,’ she tweeted to her 58,200 followers.
‘But the advert kinda demonstrates why I grew up in Australia never thinking a person with a darker shade of skin or different features (like myself) was even remotely attractive.
‘And I’m not even really dark skinned. Hot damn.’
Australia’s version of the hit show, based on the British format, will air on 9Go! and 9Now from Sunday night.
As the reality program debuts, the Brisbane-raised founder of Youth Without Borders, now based in London, hosting the upcoming a five-part ABC series, Hijabistas!.
Love Island, focuses on good-looking young people going to a a tropical island for five weeks to find love.
It features muscular hunk Charlie Taylor and buxom babe Erin Alysha.
It features muscular hunk Charlie Taylor (pictured) as one of the eight contestants
Love Island is based on good-looking young people going to a a tropical island for five weeks to find love