victor gonzalez acquired backlash from love island usa viewers and followers after a few of his habits in season 5. pic credit score: peacock

The primary fan vote of Love Island USA Season 5 introduced an fascinating predicament as one couple discovered themselves susceptible to having to depart the present.

Nevertheless, a twist arrived, permitting their castmates to determine on one to remain whereas the opposite needed to go away, with no extra likelihood to discover romantic connections on the Fiji villa.

In Episode 9, it was revealed that Carmen Kocourek and Victor Gonzalez had the least votes of all of the {couples} within the fan vote, which made them susceptible.

When their castmates acquired collectively to vote on who ought to go away and keep, it was tied at 5 votes for Carmen and 5 for Victor.

That introduced a critical dialogue, with Carsten “Bergie” Bergersen on the coronary heart of the matter, being requested if he really felt he may have a romantic reference to Carmen.

The episode ended on that cliffhanger, with followers clearly annoyed by having to attend to see what occurs. Nevertheless, many followers have been additionally irritated by the habits displayed by Victor in the course of the latest episodes of the present.

Victor concerned in Season 5 drama with Carmen and Bergie

Throughout Love Island USA Season 5 episodes, viewers noticed Victor and Carmen couple up, however then Carmen determined she not wished to pursue something romantically with him.

A part of that will have stemmed from his habits, together with his telling Bergie that Carmen solely had a “friendship” vibe with him, which Carmen later said she by no means instructed Victor.

After Bergie knowledgeable Carmen what Victor instructed him, she confronted Victor in regards to the scenario. After Victor introduced up how Bergie “gets the fun stuff,” Carmen instructed Victor possibly they weren’t appropriate and she or he was taking a step again of their romantic scenario.

That led to Victor confronting Bergie in entrance of the opposite guys on the villa and explaining that what he instructed them was supposed to remain amongst the fellows reasonably than going to Carmen. Victor additionally reiterated that Carmen instructed him there have been solely friendship vibes between her and Bergie.

It led to a different chat with Bergie telling Carmen this once more and her as soon as once more confronting Victor for saying one thing she didn’t. This time she included Bergie within the dialog, regardless of him not wanting further drama. It didn’t go properly, as Victor referred to as out Bergie once more in entrance of the opposite guys, suggesting he violated a man code.

After feeling upset over what occurred, Bergie mentioned in a confessional that he would put all of it behind him and attempt to get pleasure from his day as a lot as potential. A pep discuss from castmate Hannah Wright additionally helped him understand he wasn’t at fault for any drama or fallout between Victor and Carmen.

When the solid mentioned later who ought to keep and go away between Carmen and Victor, Marco Donatelli appeared to be making an attempt onerous to persuade Bergie to vote for Victor to remain. Nevertheless, because the episode ended, Bergie appeared in favor of preserving Carmen round, saying he was keen to danger exploring a connection together with her.

Followers name out Victor for ‘bullying’ and ‘disgusting’ habits

Many Love Island USA followers expressed frustration over seeing Victor deal with Bergie this fashion in the course of the present.

“I know scenes are edited but if there is bullying going on. You need to address it and take action. That type of behavior should not be tolerated just for ratings,” one commenter wrote.

One other particular person introduced up how “All he wants to do is bully Bergie with his little macho man attitude” and that it was as a consequence of him being unable to deal with another person being “in the same lane as him.”

“How could Victor even be an option to stay? He has no romantic connection and has treated Bergie and [Carmen] horribly,” one other wrote.

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Further feedback referred to as out Victor’s habits towards Bergie and different solid members.

A commenter referred to as the bullying “unacceptable and honestly disturbing to watch,” additionally including that they might not watch Season 5 if Victor will get to remain and Carmen leaves the villa.

One other particular person mentioned that not one of the guys appeared too involved when “Victor lied twice about Carmen’s feelings for Bergie and what she said about it.”

“Weird vibes and red flags from the villa guys this season,” the commenter mentioned.

One commenter mentioned they have been “absolutely mortified” to see “mental abuse” occurring on the present and being allowed to occur, with others within the solid staying silent about it.

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One other Instagram submit from Love Island USA’s account arrived on Friday, that includes a carousel of photographs of the solid. Nevertheless, many followers have been nonetheless riled up about Victor and his buddy Marco.

One particular person mentioned manufacturing ought to’ve taken Victor off the present as a result of “bullying should never be tolerated when so many people take their own lives daily because of it.”

“Victor needs to go home! Hopefully they make the right choice,” one other commenter wrote.

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“Victor and Marco need to leave. I’m so tired of them honestly,” one more commenter mentioned.

With Season 5’s cliffhanger to be revealed in Episode 10, anticipate many followers to be heated if Victor is chosen to remain on the villa and Bergie’s romantic curiosity, Carmen, is chosen to depart.

Love Island USA airs Thursday-Tuesday at 9/8c on Peacock.