Despite the ubiquitous perfect bikini bodies and ripped abs, ITV2’s Love Island actually reveals how its viewers desire authenticity
Criticisms of ITV’s Love Island for promoting unrealistic physical perfection tend to focus on how this puts pressure on women. But men also suffer from such unattainable expectations.
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