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Why You Need To Add “Love Island USA” To Your Streaming List (If It’s Not On Your List Already)
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Why You Need To Add “Love Island USA” To Your Streaming List (If It’s Not On Your List Already)

As the summer winds down and the days seem to get shorter, the only thing I look forward to is reality TV. This season of Love Island USA was filled with drama, romance, and more drama!

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If you missed this season and are planning on watching it, *SPOILER ALERT*! But if it was never on your radar, here are some reasons why it should be.

1. Diversity

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It wouldn’t be Love Island without the drama. A top moment from the season was Jeff getting into it with everyone in the villa when fellow islanders voted off his “buddy buddies” for having no real chemistry. Things got really intense fast.

Also, Timmy’s love triangle with Zeta and Bria was so crazy. From sneaking kisses behind everyone to secret make-out sessions in the bed. How could all this drama happen before Casa Amor? It was giving scandalous! Glad Zimmy worked out.

Courtney, though, takes the cake for drama queen. Never did viewers see how Bryce was towards her, so it was confusing AF when the girls sent him home, and he bowed out respectively. Like, what did we miss? Also, if you aren’t capable of making out in bed overnight, Courtney won’t feel the love from you, and she will be on to the next. Physical touch is clearly her love language.

6. Games

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The games and challenges that the islanders have to play are so risky! The heartbeat challenge is supposed to be sexy but somehow turns out cringy.

Another game is when the islanders are forced to throw each other under the bus and guess which couple matches with the public opinion. 

If you thought the drama started from miscommunication, wait until the person you fancy kisses someone they are attracted to besides you. It’s just a game, right?!

7. Realness

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The islanders are forced to communicate, talk things out, and be vulnerable because if not, the public will sniff out the phonies quickly.

One of the most honest moments from the season includes Timmy confessing his love to Zeta in front of Bria. He was forced to stop juggling between the two and give an answer, which was also a shock to Zeta.

Another real moment was at the reunion, shockingly, when Sarah Hyland grilled Chazz about his sus moves in the house. He came off as very fake, but women like Sereniti, Gabby, Bella, and even Sarah held him accountable. He faced significant backlash for his actions in the villa and Casa Amor.

8. Vote!

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This leads me to the next thing I love about Love Island USA and UK — voting. If voting on an actual app isn’t the way to get viewership and engagement rates up, then what is? 

9. The repeat fits, over and over again.

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Another element that makes the show super accurate is the unpreparedness. Clearly, people were not prepared to stay at the villa for this long of a time, as the number of times I could point out the same black dress with lacing details on the side was wild. This wasn’t the only dress. There was also a red leather dress and a brown cut-out dress.

10. And, of course, the bonds and friendships.

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If Love Island USA didn’t bring any love, it brought bromances and sisterhoods. No one can forget Deb and Mady’s undeniable bond. Also, Zeta and Courtney. But the ultimate trio dynamic was between Timmy, Isiah, and Jesse. 

What are your favorite parts of Love Island USA? Lemme know in the comments below.

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