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Georgia Townend breaks her silence after brutal Love Island dumping

Georgia Townend has broken her silence after her brutal Love Island dumping.

The 28-year-old was dumped from the show on Thursday night, just one day after she entered the villa as a bombshell.

The Essex native had her eye on Hugo Hammond but in the recoupling, he chose to save Chloe Burrows – leaving Georgia single.

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Taking to Instagram on Saturday, Georgia shared a video of the moment she found out she was dumped from the show.

She wrote: “I’m now home, unlike the football! What a whirlwind! So much to say, not enough caption characters available.”

“​​I entered the villa with honest intentions, I was hopeful that despite being an unorthodox method, there could be a real prospect of meeting someone.”

“Unfortunately, things don’t always pan out the way you’d hoped, but if you learn a lesson it’s always worth the tuition fee.”

 

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​”​​I knew before even applying I was an aberration compared to the atypical islander. I’m shite at make up, I can’t flirt to save my life, and apparently I have dreadful fashion sense 😂”

“But despite these obvious shortcomings, I wanted to represent normal girls who struggle to date, aren’t interested in the social equity and had a genuine desire to find someone.”
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“​​I value my integrity above all else, and didn’t want to invest my time where it was unrequited or have to sabotage couples to save my own skin. Whilst that meant I was probably a shit islander it means I walked away with my dignity and respect in tact.”
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“​​I’m now in the middle of an administrative storm, working through all your thoughtful, heartwarming messages, which I am truly blown away by and honestly overwhelmed. I promise I WILL reply to everyone, just give me a little minute. 😊”

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​​She continued: “​​The main message I’m seeing over and over again is lauding me for being a breath of fresh air. You ALL can be too if you have the courage to step out from societal norms and unrealistic beauty standards.”

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“NEVER compromise your values, don’t ever feel you need to change to fit in, and always be yourself so that the people looking for you, can find you. ❤️”

Georgia thanked ITV for the “amazing experience” and for allowing her to “push so deeply out of my comfort zone”.​​

“To my fellow islanders, you made me feel welcome and included from the off. It was a pleasure to meet you all, even for such a short period of time. Thank you for letting me bully you all into wearing pink, it was Wednesday after all 💕,” she added.

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​​”​​And of course, a monumental thanks to anyone and everyone who took time out of their day to share kind words & messages of support and love, they really have been truly humbling.”
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“​​I’m off now to get an early night, because I’ve been up far later than my 9pm bedtime many consecutive nights now. ​​Not sure where we go from here, but I hope we enjoy the journey together. ​​GT 💕”
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Georgia concluded the post by writing: “​​P.s. if anyone needs a lesson in how to awkwardly stand while a s*** show of biblical proportions unfolds around you, just shout.”

Love Island continues tonight on Virgin Media One and Virgin Media Player at 9pm.
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