Ah! So this is the spot where Love Island contestants are having a sneaky smoke 2 years ago

Ah! So this is the spot where Love Island contestants are having a sneaky smoke

After last year's show, Love Island's producers decided to ban contestants from smoking on screen.

Hear, hear we say.

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However, this year's batch are seemingly still have the odd sneaky cigarette... albeit with major restrictions in place (aside: Kendall Rae Knight has revealed since leaving the island that Eval Booker smoked the most).

Speaking to OK! Online, a spokesperson for the series confirmed that there is no smoking "within the Love Island villa or villa garden".

However, the spokesperson went on to state:

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"Producers have provided a designated smoking area outside the villa, much as you would see at a workplace."

There is a twist too - they added: "Islanders will only be able to use the smoking area alone which will limit conversations."

The spokesperson furthermore revealed: "The area will be filmed with a camera so this could be broadcast, but the fact that the area will only be used by one person at a time will obviously limit the amount of conversation/action or activity that takes place and therefore subsequently broadcast."

Fair enough.

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Some fans have been lamenting 2018's lack of a 'smoke pit' - the location for much gossip last year and therefore some great footage.

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However, with the show proving so popular with younger people, huge complaints were sparked over the amount of smoking that could be seen on screen.

So all-in-all, a very good decision in our books.