Love Island's Martin slams Tanya and Shaq and claims he found condom wrappers in unseen clip



Love Island contestant Martin Akinola has slammed his former love interest Tanya Manhenga as he claimed he discovered opened condom wrappers in a bed side drawer in a brutal unseen clip.

The Irish hunk – a good pal of last year’s Love Islander Dami Hope – learned he was going home when Tanya chose to couple back up with Shaq Muhammad.

The 27-year-old was left “humiliated on national TV” when Tanya, 22, returned to the main villa with him after Casa Amor, having spent days growing close to him and kissing in bed together.

His ITV dating show fairy tale crumbled when they got back to the main villa and Tanya reunited with her former beau Shaq, 24, confessing she’d made a mistake.

In his exit interview, the software engineer from Dublin threw shade at Tanya and Shaq saying he didn’t think their relationship was genuine.

Tanya and Martin enjoyed each others company in Casa Amor ( REX/Shutterstock)

He said: “Genuinely, I think Shaq might be in love with her. But I don’t think she’s in love with him.”

And now Martin has revealed his embarrassment didn’t end at being dumped by Tanya and dumped from the Island.

He claimed he was left sickened when he found three torn condom wrappers in the bed side drawers he shared with Tanya on their return to the main villa.

Tanya had spent the first weeks of her time on the Island in that very same bed with Shaq and the pair had told each other they loved each other and seemingly taken their relationship to the next level by having sex.

He told the MailOnline : “I didn't cry… I'm a strong guy and I don't let anything rattle me, but do you know what… when we went back to the main villa, they put me and Tanya in the same bed she shared with Shaq from day one. I was like, 'this is savage… why would you do this?'

“There was a time I opened one of the drawers underneath the bed and I found three torn condom wrappers… I was looking for a space to put my shoes and I saw that!”

Shaq Love Island
Shaq broke down in tears when he learned how close Tanya had got with Martin in Casa Amor ( ITV)

Martin struggled with the love triangle he found himself in, as did Shaq, who was seen sobbing in the arms of co-star Tom Clare on the weekend after seeing footage of Tanya’s antics in Casa Amor while he remained faithful on the infamous Movie Night.

The Casa Amor bombshell also accused his female co-stars of “double standards” as he told the publication he would expect a “riot” and Ofcom complaints had the roles been revered and a female contestant was subjected to what he went through with Tanya.

Martin told how he felt there were a lot of double standards in the villa.

“Do you know how horrible it was having to watch Tanya and Shaq literally snog across from me every day? Every day I saw it," he said.

The Islander went on to claim that if the roles were reversed there would have been ructions amongst the cast and viewers.

He then slammed the girls in the villa for not calling Tanya out on the situation, blasting them for supporting each other.

Tanya's kiss with Martin was aired during Movie Night
Tanya's kiss with Martin was aired during Movie Night ( ITV)

Despite being heartbroken by the dumping, Martin has wasted no time in attempting to move on and put Tanya behind him.

Love Island Aftersun viewers were left cringing with secondhand embarrassment on Sunday night as the dumped Islander attempted to make moves on stunning host Maya Jama during the live broadcast.

The Casa Amor bombshell appeared on Aftersun with Maya, 28, to dish the dirt on his fellow Islanders.

However, Martin had one thing on his mind while appearing on the ITV2 show, and that was securing a date with brunette beauty Maya after his failed romance with Tanya.

As Martin divulged his story, he became flustered while speaking to Maya, before admitting that he has a huge crush on the Love Island host.

*Love Island continues tonight at 9pm on ITV2 and catch up on ITV X.

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