Love Island fans spot snub towards Luca from Gemma's family

‘They’re already doing damage control’: Love Island fans spot snub towards Luca from Gemma’s family as they avoid posting any mention of him on her social media

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Love Island fans have spotted an apparent snub towards Luca Bish from Gemma Owen’s family on social media.

The 19-year-old dressage rider’s account handlers have avoided sharing any mention or photos of the 23-year-old in the run up to the final.

And following Gemma and Luca’s second-place finish, the fishmonger’s family were quick to congratulate the couple, posting a snap of them together with a gushing caption.

Warning sign: Love Island fans have spotted an apparent snub towards Luca Bish from Gemma Owen’s family on social media

It read: ‘Thank you SO much from the bottom of our hearts for all of the support you’ve shown this gorgeous couple. So excited to continue watching your journey from the outside. You really did win by finding each other.’

This was in stark contrast to Gemma’s Instagram, which noticeably only posted solo snaps of the brunette beauty in the lead-up and following the final, with beau Luca noticeably absent.

Sharing a solo snap of Gemma clad in a nude ruched gown, her loved ones penned the caption: ‘Words can’t describe how proud we all are of Gemma. 

Snub: The 19-year-old dressage rider’s account handlers have avoided sharing any mention or photos of the 23-year-old in the run up to the final

And following Gemma and Luca’s second-place finish, the fishmonger’s family were quick to congratulate the couple, posting a snap of them together with a gushing caption.

This was in stark contrast to Gemma’s Instagram, which noticeably only posted solo snaps of the brunette beauty in the lead-up and following the final, with beau Luca noticeably absent.

‘She has shown the nation how mature, honest and classy she truly is. From the bottom of our hearts thank you for all the love and support…Gemma is going to be SO overwhelmed. 

‘We are passing this back to Gemma now… We have loved running her account and being part of her @loveisland journey. We can’t wait for what the future holds.’

Eagle-eyed fans at home were quick to notice this, and took to Twitter to suggest that Gemma’s family were not overly fond of Luca and that they were doing ‘damage control’ to protect Gemma’s brand.

‘Damage control’: Eagle-eyed fans at home were quick to notice this, and took to Twitter to suggest that Gemma’s family were not overly fond of Luca and that they were doing ‘damage control’ to protect Gemma’s brand

One said: ‘I love that Gemma’s family doesn’t even try to hide the fact that they don’t like Luca’.

Another pointed out: ‘Anyone else think Gemma’s said something off camera about Luca to her family because why is theres 0 pics of him since the meet the parents. No mention of him on her caption – no stories nothing Team Gemma instead of Lemma’.

While a third echoed: ‘Gemma’s family/account handlers already doing damage control and distancing Gemma from Luca as quick as possible I am in TEARS!!’

And a fourth agreed, writing: ‘Gemma’s family only posted her and how proud they are of her. no mention of luca. She’s done with him’. 

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