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ITV in hot water after broadcasting fully exposed sex on Love Island

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By Natalie Mortimer | N/A

July 3, 2016 | 2 min read

ITV has angered watchdogs after broadcasting a couple having fully exposed sex on its Love Island TV programme.

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Viewers saw the pair, Emma-Jane Woodham and Terry Walsh, having sex ten minutes after the watershed had passed, prompting family watchdog Mediawatch-UK to release a statement. A spokesperson said: “sex in the context of Love Island is being sensationalised and demonstrates nothing of real loving committed relationships," the Metro reported.

Ofcom said that it had received six complaints in relation to the show, with four regarding sexual content and the remaining two to do with bullying.

ITV defended the show and said that "the scenes in question are inexplicit".

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