Ex-Love Island star addresses being detained in Dubai after video leak

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Former Love Island prima Kaz Crossley has spoken publically for the archetypal clip since she was detained successful the United Arab Emirates, aft a leaked video from 2020 showed her snorting a achromatic substance successful Dubai.

The 28-year-old world prima said she "will not let my past to specify me," and admitted she had made "a batch of mistakes".

"It was maine successful the video. No 1 forced maine to bash that," she said.

Crossley was detained astatine Abu Dhabi airdrome portion travelling to Thailand earlier this month, and spent respective nights successful a jailhouse cell.

Speaking astir the incidental connected Instagram, Crossley said the video had been taken successful concealed and leaked.

"It wholly destroyed my intelligence health," she said.

"My household was truthful disquieted astir me. I was not successful a bully way, being trolled online each day. I've had to bash a batch of healing."

While the incidental had been wide reported, she said she had not spoken to immoderate media straight astir it.

Crossley said: "It was a clip of my beingness wherever I decidedly didn't emotion myself astatine each probably, and this is reflected successful what I was doing to my assemblage and who I surrounded myself with.

"I person made mistakes, I've made a batch of mistakes. But I volition not let my past to specify who I americium now, due to the fact that I'm truly genuinely falling successful emotion with myself and the idiosyncratic that I'm becoming.

"It's been a crazy, agelong journey, but I'm surrounding myself present with radical who made maine consciousness truthful seen, truthful safe.

"I'm conscionable excited to truly present conscionable measurement afloat into my powerfulness and instrumentality power of my life, instrumentality work and determination guardant due to the fact that I americium truthful blessed to beryllium here."

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Fellow Love Islanders Zara McDermott and Laura Anderson, who starred successful the aforesaid bid of the amusement successful 2018, were speedy to connection their enactment successful the comments conception of her post.

McDermott wrote: "There is nary big quality being connected this satellite who has not made a azygous mistake; yet radical are truthful speedy to justice and it's thing I'll ne'er get my caput around.

"You person done unthinkable enactment with truthful galore children and you person changed lives; we've each seen it and you person a fantastic heart!

"One mistake doesn't specify you, it's the worth you adhd to the world; and that's a lot."

Anderson added: "My girl...We besides cognize that honesty is the champion argumentation which has acceptable you escaped from immoderate mistakes.

"I emotion you and knowing you these past 5 years has been specified a pleasance to spot you grow."

Crossley joined bid 4 of the ITV show arsenic a caller contestant erstwhile the infamous Casa Amor was introduced.

She and chap contestant Josh Denzel went connected to decorativeness successful 3rd spot successful the last down Anderson and Paul Knops, and Dani Dyer and Jack Fincham.

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