‘Don’t pull that face!’ Maya Jama scolds Love Island winner’s Kai and Sanam after ‘dig’ at ex Olivia
They might have been crowned the winner’s of the 2023 Winter Love Island.
But Maya Jama scolded Kai Fagan and Sanam Harrinanan during Monday night’s live final after the couple made a sly dig at his ex partner Olivia Hawkins.
The presenter, 28, put the couple, both 24, in their place when they were discussing Kai’s former coupling shortly before they were crowned the champions.
Recalling their journey’s in the villa, Maya brought up Kai’s time with ring girl Olivia before he went on to meet Sanam in Casa Amor.
The duo noticeably grimaced at the mention of her name with the host quickly interjecting as she said: ‘No, don’t do that face!’
Ouch: Maya Jama, 28, scolded Kai Fagan and Sanam Harrinanan, 24, during Monday night’s live final after the couple made a sly dig at his ex partner Olivia Hawkins
Awkward: The presenter put the couple in their place when they were discussing Kai’s former coupling shortly before they were crowned the champions
The awkward moment did not go unnoticed by fans at home, with one sharing to Twitter: ‘Not maya saying to Kai “don’t pull that face” when she said about Olivia.’
Another wrote: ‘When Maya had to tell Kai off for making that face when Olivia was mentioned LOL – emotional damage.’
A third penned: ‘Kai pulling a face when Maya mentioned that he was originally with Olivia.’
Like every romance on the show, Kai and Sanam have had a rough ride – after the PE teacher’s former love interest Olivia Hawkins left furious when his head was turned in Casa Amor – as was hers.
Kai and Sanam were crowned winners of the winter Love Island 2023 on Monday night – beating original couple Ron Hall and Lana Jenkins to the £50k cash prize.
After eight weeks of drama, viewers picked the social worker and PE teacher – who fell for one another during Casa Amor – as their champions.
The occasion marks the first time a Casa Amor bombshell has entered the show and gone on to take the win in the show’s eight-year history.
The couple were speechless when host Maya Jama announced the results during the live final in South Africa.
Funny: The awkward moment did not go unnoticed by fans at home, with one sharing to Twitter: ‘Not maya saying to Kai “don’t pull that face” when she said about Olivia’
Before their win, Sanam accidentally revealed she is in love with Kai, while he told viewers to ‘watch this space’ about making the beauty his girlfriend in the outside world.
Tom Clare, 23, and Samie Elishi, 22, placed third in the competition, while airport security officer Shaq Muhammad, 24, and Tanya Manhenga, 22 were the first out.
After their win, Sanam told Maya, 28,: ‘I can’t believe it’, while Kai was lost for words.
She said of their romance: ‘For me, it was always Kai, like I always said he was my number one. Obviously, he is a very attractive guy but I fell in love with everything. Everything about him, I just loved it. I really didn’t think I was gonna be here. I’m going to cry.’
Champions: The social worker and PE teacher, who fell for one another during the Casa Amor trip were bookies’ favourites to win the winter 2023 series