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'Love Island': Tom Powell And Adam Maxted Come To Blows Over Sophie Gradon

There's drama ahead on the island.

09/06/2016 16:56

There’s a storm coming on the otherwise sunny shores of ‘Love Island’, when two contestants come to blows in Thursday night’s (9 June) episode.

Before we go into exactly what leads to the confrontation - let’s have a quick recap.

So since day one, Tom Powell has been partnered with Sophie Gradon, who have slowly grown closer as time has rolled on, culminating in them consummating their love in a... wardrobe.

The following day, however, Sophie revealed that she wasn’t ready for a full-blown relationship with Tom, despite his worries she may ditch him for one of the latest additions to the island.

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Things have turned frosty between Tom and Sophie lately

Sadly for him, his fears look set to be realised, when Adam Maxted asks Sophie out for a drink, and she admits she feels “obliged” to go, seemingly with Tom’s blessing.

He says in the Beach Hut: “I don’t want to be moody and kick off, and kick up a fuss over nothing when I know I trust her and I don’t think anything is going to happen.

“I don’t think she’s going to give out any vibes that she wants to be with him. So let him try. See if he can handle it.”

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Tom rages in the Beach Hut

However, it soon transpires he’s none too pleased with the idea, cornering Adam and accusing him of making a move on Sophie behind his back.

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Tom confronts Adam in 'Love Island'

He fumes: “I think you’re a little snake.

“You had all day. You waited until I was in the Beach Hut and nowhere to be seen, and then you went to Sophie and said to her ‘I’d possibly like to take you out on a date.’

“When you told Sophie that this morning, why didn’t you come up to me and say the same thing?”

Adam then relents, claiming: “I should have come up to you first. I respect that. I just didn’t think. It all came at once.”

It sounds like Tom’s outburst hasn’t done him any favours, though, with Sophie later confiding she’s still not ready to rule out a relationship with Adam in the future…

Of course, the current series of ‘Love Island’ has already seen its fair share of conflict, with one contestant being axed by producers after just one day, due to an altercation with another islander.

See how it all plays out between Adam and Tom in Thursday’s ‘Love Island’, which kicks off at 9pm on ITV2.

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