Love Island: Lucinda Strafford returns to Brighton Brighton News

A reality TV star is back in Sussex after living in a Spanish villa for two weeks.

Ditchling’s Lucinda Strafford announced she is back home in a message to fans on social media.

The Love Island contestant was knocked out of the villa after a shocking turn of events on Sunday’s show.

The Argus: Lucinda left the villa with her lover AaronLucinda left the villa with her lover Aaron

After finishing down in a public vote, the 21-year-old and her partner Aaron Francis learned they had been dumped from the show and had to leave the stunning Mallorcan villa immediately.

In an Instagram post, Lucinda said she was “grateful” for the support she received while on the popular ITV2 show.

She wrote: “Home sweet home. I would like to say a big thank you for all the support since leaving the villa and I am incredibly grateful for all of your kind messages.

“I had a great time there and honestly met lifelong friends. Let’s move on to the next chapter.

Speaking to ITV after leaving the Villa, Lucinda said she can’t wait to see how her new relationship with her partner Aaron blossoms.

She said: “I am delighted to see where life is taking me. I left with Aaron which is amazing so I’m happy.

“It’s bittersweet because I loved it there and you never want to go, but your time is coming, and everyone does.”

“I remember getting up and looking around seeing the couples stand up and think, ‘Oh my God, if one of these couples leaves, it’ll be a big deal.’

Argus: Lucinda says she is "grateful" for his stay in the Love Island villaLucinda says she is “grateful” for her stay at the Love Island villa

“I’m going to root for everyone. I can’t wait to watch my girls and boys. It’s gonna be so weird watching everyone but I can’t wait.

Lucinda had previously been associated with former contestant Brad McCelland before being dumped from the island earlier in the series.

Brad, a laborer from Northumberland, said he hopes to continue his relationship with Lucinda, but she appears to have ended their relationship.

Lucinda, who attended Downlands Community School in Hassocks, said: “I really want to keep things going with Aaron.

“By the time Brad left I was really upset but I’m glad I stayed because I kept going and saw Aaron in a different way.

“I felt like when I walked in there was Brad and Aaron and it was nice to focus on one person. It meant I could connect with Aaron and we got along really well.

“No regrets. I live without regret. I was in this myself, couldn’t have done much more.

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