The former Love Island star said ITV bosses weigh the Islanders over health concerns
The former Islander Yewande Biala has revealed Love Island bosses weigh the contestants in the villa each week to make sure they aren't losing weight on purpose.
The 24-year-old who starred in the summer edition of Love Island told the Irish Mirror the occurrence of this process was particularly hard on her.
Yewande shared that she had previously been bullied in school for years over being "too skinny" and that she struggles to put on the weight.
Speaking to the paper she said: "Growing up I was so thin and it was something I was so self-conscious about and I hated people commenting on my weight and even now I hate people commenting on my weight, I just dont want to start thinking about it.
"Thats why I started going to the gym and training really hard in order to put on that muscle mass and put on the weight, it is something I still struggle with."
Yewande added how she became obsessed with not losing weight amid the regular health checks and how it was so important to her.
The Meath native admitted she loses weight "very quickly" and sometimes people get annoyed with her for saying she needs to put on weight.
Speaking about the regular health checks in the villa she said: "Because obviously being on TV sometimes people might be quite conscious of how they look and purposefully try to lose weight and not eating properly and stuff.
"So they always monitor what we were eating as we ate and stuff like that and then weighed us too to make sure we werent losing. I was making sure there was protein shakes and everything and I was literally downing everything I could."
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