Police called to Love Island's Megan Barton-Hanson's home over suspected party 1 month ago

Police called to Love Island's Megan Barton-Hanson's home over suspected party

The incident happened over the weekend.

Police were called to the home of Megan Barton-Hanson following reports of a house party on Saturday night.

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The Love Island star told officers that she was having a photoshoot. There were five other people in the house at the time.

Police asked Megan's guests to leave but no fines were issued.

Representatives from Essex police outlined the incident in a statement to The Sun. 

It read: "We received reports of a gathering involving a number of people at a property shortly after 8.10pm on Saturday 6 March.

"We attended an address and found five people in the property who were working on a photoshoot."

The statement continued: "We advised the occupants that this is not considered to be essential work. Our advice was understood and those who did not live at the property left."

Police added: "No fines were issued"

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During the weekend, Megan's publicist defended the event, which police considered to be in breach of guidelines.

The publicist told The Sun: "It wasn’t a party. Megan was actually doing a shoot."

"The police knocked on the door and then left again after checking. I think approximately six people left who were the makeup, hair, videographer crew."

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Yesterday, the Love Island star called for equality in an International Women's Day post on Instagram.

"I find that women are judged incredibly harshly in a way that men aren't." she wrote.

"Men are mostly free to do what they want without judgement. Women on the other hand are seemingly watched under a microscope."

The model also spoke about her own experiences with being judged for her choices and her appearance.

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"Shaming women for doing what makes them happy must stop, especially from other women."

She ended the post by saying, "Let's continue to support and uplift each other."