Love Island star Kaz Kamwi has revealed how she deals with abuse from trolls since being shot to fame following her time on the reality dating show.


Kaz originally appeared on Love Island in 2021, which saw her come in fourth place with her ex-partner, and is set to appear in the new All Stars series.

But while on the show, Kaz received "vulgar racist abuse" on her Instagram, with her family hitting back at trolls on her account when she was originally in the villa.

At the time, her family wrote: "We understand that a lot of you love watching the show and that people will have differing opinions. However, this does not excuse the vulgar racist abuse we have been receiving on her account!"

Three years into stardom, Kaz has adopted a way to deal with horrid messages - and it's by quite simply blocking them.

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"I think mentally it's one I've been through already, I go through it [and] whether I was coming back on the show or not, the trolls are gonna troll," she told and other press.

"They will find something, it doesn't even matter. It could be a hair out of place, or it could be a comment, it could be anything. So I really just learned managing my socials is that you try and protect [yourself]."

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Kaz's Instagram will be active while she's in the villa, with someone able to post on her behalf as ITV lifted the social media ban for the All Stars spin-off.

Reflecting on how she will deal with trolling once out of the villa again, she told and other press: "I think it's just learning how to just deal with it. And then, if I need a break from social media, my phone's going off and I'll see everyone in two weeks."

Love Island All Stars 2024 starts on Monday 15th January at 9pm on ITV1, ITV2 and ITVX.

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