Love Island‘s Adam Maxted shocked everyone last night… by, er, NOT having sex on national television.
Yep. We really did just write that sentence. And crazily, it really was a shock.
As we all know, Adam is currently coupled up with 20-year-old Katie Salmon. They were given a romantic night alone in the hideaway on yesterday’s show, which usually leads in a particular direction.
We saw them enjoying a massage and a passionate kiss, but that was where things ended. Instead, Adam decided to call it a night.
The 24-year-old later explained his decision, revealing that it was all down to his blossoming wrestling career.
He said: ‘I couldn’t risk having sex etc on TV because I have to think of my passion and my dream of making it to the WWE, and in America that would go against me if I did do that so I haven’t done it and that’s why.’
TBH, it wasn’t exactly a surprise that Adam wasn’t keen on taking things further.
He’d earlier told the boys: ‘I did think: “Are we going to get the full use of that, for what it’s used for?” Probably not.’
Alex Bowen tried to reassure Adam by responding: ‘It’s not just about the sex. There’s no pressure at all.’
And Scott Thomas concurred: ‘All I’m saying is, you need to go past first base. Just go in there and let it flow. This is Your Moment, Martine McCutcheon.
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Of course, fans had some pretty strong opinions of the evening’s proceedings over on Twitter.
Plenty agreed with Adam’s standpoint, with one writing: ‘Thank goodness one of them understands what sex etc on TV can mean for their career/dream.’
Another said: ‘Adam showed great restraint, fair play.’
But others couldn’t help bringing the conspiracy theories out, with comments including: ‘Katie and Adam seem so fake #loveisland,’ and: ‘Adam and Katie are so not into each other #LoveIsland.’
Hmmm. While we totally respect Adam’s decision, we guess we’ll find out about his and Katie’s true compatibility after tonight’s final…