Every year thousands of wannabes apply to strut their stuff n the sunshine, but Kaz has suggested some are wasting their time.
Kaz, who made the final of last year’s show with lover Josh Denzel, said she was travelling in Thailand when she was approached to join the series after producers spotted her profile online.
She claimed she told bosses she would return to the UK only if she got a place in the show.
Kaz said nearly all the contestants had been scouted, making a mockery of the application process ahead of the new series this summer.
“They don’t want to offend people”
“When Megan and Wes got together you didn’t see them flirting with each other before, but when she wanted to move to him that’s when they started focusing on it. I wouldn’t say it’s all portrayed how it is, because it’s not. But everything we said that was shown was not fake.”
She added: “You knew what they could show or not – like they couldn’t put in a lot of swearing, bad words or if you talked about racist jokes, anything like that.
“So sometimes, and we got into trouble for it, if you talk in an accent and say what you wanted to say then you knew they were never going to show it because they don’t want to offend people.
“They show accents from the UK but not others, to avoid offending other countries.”
Kaz called for more diversity on the show, both in body types and ethnic backgrounds.
She said: “I think their diversity policy will probably change in the new series.
“It’s catch-22 because the way they advertise the show is hot young guys and girls go into the villa, and everyone’s in bikinis and sexy.
“It would be nice to see them put some plus-size girls in there.”
A Love Island spokesman said: “We are very transparent about how we find people for the show.
“And whether they are invited to audition or apply themselves, everyone who is seen for the show goes through exactly the same process.”
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