Olivia Attwood mocks Love Island pals for ‘stupid’ working holiday claims
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Olivia Attwood has mocked her fellow Love Island co-stars for claiming they are "working" while on luxury holidays across the world during the coronavirus pandemic.
The reality TV star, who competed on the dating contest in 2017, furiously ranted about her influencer pals jetting off to sunnier climates, including Dubai, the Maldives and Barbados, to escape the current Covid chaos, with many of the stars having been abroad since as early as December.
Taking to her Instagram Story on Tuesday, Olivia, 29, proceeded to mock the reality stars to her 1.9 million followers, and said a "handful" of them are starting to give out a "bad representation" for content creators as a whole.
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Olivia, who was out in sunny Manchester taking photos for her Instagram, kept a straight face as she joked she would have to go on holiday to take snaps of her outfits, seemingly mocking her co-stars.
She said: "Being an influencer is actually really hard and I can't create content for you guys here, so I am going to have to go on holiday, but don't worry I will keep referring to it as 'work'."
In another clip, she added: "Oh my God I sound like an actual hater. Do you know what it is right, it's just this meme that's been going around which is making influencers – and it's not all of them it's only a few – look so bad.
She has lashed out at influencers for saying they 'know how people feel' about the pandemic, despite being on holiday
"It's the constant, 'I'm working, not on holiday' shout. There is a difference from being able to earn money wherever you are are to being on holiday for work."
The TV star then added she has never pretended to be working on holiday with her fiance Bradley Dack, saying: "Whenever I go on holiday I'll post content which I can monetise. I'm still on holiday.
"I don't go, 'Oh me and Brad have had the most amazing week in Portugal, but don't worry I was flat out working'. You just sound so stupid.
Olivia was furious
"On top of that you've got, 'We're all in this together, this is our struggle'. No it's not, you're on holiday," she jabbed at her famous pals.
She then went on to say she "doesn't blame" them for going on holiday, but urges them to "know when to shut up".
Olivia continued: "To be fair, I don't f***ing blame you. If this goes on for another six months, I'm not gonna say that I wouldn't potentially be tempted to take a trip because I probably f***ing would.
"I just feel like it's given a whole load of people a bad reputation, when actually some people have just gone away and put their hands up and said, 'I'm on holiday', that's basically my point."
Georgia Steel is in Dubai for 'work'
Jess Gale is on holiday with her sister
Olivia explained that some of her closest friends and family members are on holiday, but she has no worries with the way they handled things.
"So many of my friends and family members are away and I'm just like you do you," she said. "Nothing about the way they've handled it has really triggered me, but then some things in the last 24 hours, people legit on their Stories going, 'You don't know how hard it is to be an Influencer'.
"People are losing their family members daily, people can't pay their rent, people's life-long businesses they've worked their f***ing b******s off are crumbling around them and you're on your Stories on the beach telling us we don't know how hard it is."
Josh Denzel is in Barbados
Her scathing video comes after it was revealed travellers returning back to the UK from the UAE will now have to quarantine after a surge in the number of coronavirus cases there, shortly after a bunch of influencers fled the UK.
Some Love Island stars who are currently in Dubai include Jess and Eve Gale, Laura Anderson, Joanna Chimonides and Georgia Steel.
Meanwhile, Josh Denzel is in Barbados and Kady McDermott is sunning it up in the Maldives.
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