Social media users were quick to point out a lack of racial diversity on the show. Conversation centred on critique, splashed with humour and clear in intent. “Love Island Orania”, referencing the white Afrikaner-supremacist state, began trending on Sunday night.
If you wanted to do Love Island Orania, just say that, man. https://t.co/8OPcbRIQQG
— Kovie Biakolo (@koviebiakolo) February 28, 2021
— Tacos Are A Food Group (@SiveDaniels) March 1, 2021
If you’re watching #LoveIslandSA, now you can understand why correct audio mixing is so important.
It has the potential to have the same entertainment value as Love Island UK but they hired a 1st year sound engineering student 🤣
— David Scott (@TheKiffness) February 28, 2021
Love island SA got their sound from Mr Price
— ℜ𝔬𝔡 (@MCFC_ROD) February 28, 2021