Inside Love Island star Ollie’s trophy hunting holidays and £10k killing course

Love Island star Ollie Williams' sick hunting company boasted of offering "unique" blood sports holidays to gun down big game in South Africa and Mozambique.

The posh land owner, 23, quit the villa yesterday days after he became embroiled in a trophy hunting scandal after pictured emerged showing him posing with animals he'd killed including a warthog and water buffalo.

ITV had faced mounting pressure to axe him, but Ollie insisted he was leaving the show to reunite with his ex-girlfriend.

Ollie had set up his own hunting business, and Mirror Online can reveal he was flogging international holidays to kill animals in countries including South Africa.

He also took a specialised killing course in the country to make him a master hunter and an expert in trophy posing.

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The website for Cornish Sporting Company, which was taken offline in 2018, claimed aspiring trophy hunters could slaughter "varied quarry" and featured a picture of Ollie, 23, posing with a dead buffalo.

A message posted on the site read: "We seek to provide an unforgettable sporting experience people from all over the world will cherish forever… making sure the guns experience a truly bespoke day…"

The site also offered big game fishing in the Caribbean, promising catches including swordfish, deer stalking in Europe and New Zealand as well as the chance to hunt wild boar, pheasants and partidges.

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Mirror Online can reveal Ollie trained at the Northern Cape Professional Hunting School in South Africa, which teaches students to hunt animals including lions and hippos.

The courses allow hunting fans to become professionals with a qualification that allows them to guide other tourist hunters on shoots.

The seven-month course costs around £100,000, while a seven-day introductory course is priced at £9,600.

A source told us: "The photos of Ollie posing with big game kills come from the Northern Cape Professional Hunting School.

"It's where aspiring hunters can take courses on big game hunting. It is absolutely not about conservation."

Pictures posted on the company's Facebook page shows students learning how to pose the bodies of dead animals for sickening photo opportunities.

The student hunters are also seen in snaps with animals they've killed including the body of a male lion and a hippo which has been posed with its mouth open.

Other techniques taught include trophy skinning, caping – to prepare kills for taxidermy, shot placement, use of hunting dogs and trophy posing and photography.

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