Love Island fans praise Maura Higgins after she shuts down Tom Walker
24 June 2019, 10:31 | Updated: 24 June 2019, 10:44
Maura Higgins overheard Tom's locker-room chat with the lads, and was having none of it.
First of all, his arrival caused a bit of a rift between Elma and Maura, as he said he had eyes for both of them.
After winning the Gym Bunnies challenge, Maura Higgins was rewarded with a stay in the Hideaway with a man of her choice, which, naturally, was Tom - but it all went south from there!
Having been chosen to spend the night in the Hideaway with Maura, an over-excited Tom then went to chat to the lads about how he should play it.
Tommy high-fived Tom, passing him a Love Island branded condom, while the other guys joked about the pair 'doing bits'.
Maura, who by that point had finished getting ready, then overheard Tom, as he said: "It will be interesting to see if she's all mouth or not."
As if that wasn't awkward enough, Maura demanded him to repeat himself: "What did you just say to them?"
Tom then confessed, before Maura slapped back: "You did not just say that. Why did you say that? Did you actually just say that? Wow, okay, are you f***ing joking? That's a d***head comment. F*** off."
She then stormed back into the villa to where the girls were, leaving Tom outside feeling pretty silly - and quite rightly so.
Since, fans have rallied behind the brunette beauty, slamming Tom for thinking being sexually open equates to being easy.
Former Love Island star Olivia Atwood tweeted: "Like is he ok?!?! Good for Maura for note taking it."
Another viewer added: "Tom saying “let’s see if she’s all mouth” about Maura because she’s open about her sex life is a prime example of how women are objectified for expressing liking sex etc, just cause a woman is open about their sex life doesn’t mean she’s open to sleeping with anyone!!"
A third chimed in: "YES MAURA GO OFF! Why is it that when a girl talks about how much she enjoys sex, everyone thinks she's just gonna sleep with anyone?"
Like is he ok?!?! Good for Maura not taking it #loveisland— Olivia Jade Attwood (@oliviajade_att) June 23, 2019
Tom saying “let’s see if she’s all mouth” about Maura because she’s open about her sex life is a prime example of how women are objectified for expressing liking sex etc, just cause a woman is open about their sex life doesn’t mean she’s open to sleeping with anyone!! #loveisland— Darcey McCarthy-Gregory (@DarceyMcCarthy) June 23, 2019
Maura can act how she wants when SHE wants. Tom had no right to speak down about her like that. He basically called her a slag infront of all of the guys knowing she was there. That's not on 🚫 I'm pleased she didn't play up to it and told him where to go ➡️ #Loveisland— Rebekka-Mary Darling (@RebekkaMary) June 23, 2019
And judging by the preview clip for tonight's episode, it looks like the drama doesn't end there!