Love Island Dannys dad quits Instagram as its causing hassle after N-word fury

Since entering the Love Island villa, Danny Bibby's dad has been sharing throwback snaps of his son on the social media account, under the name of @dannybibbysdad

It started out as a page for him to share funny throwbacks including childhood photos, but things soon went sour.

Eagle-eyed fan went through Danny's social media and found an historic comment that caused upset after he replied to a friend with "My n***a".

Many fans accused Danny of being racist, and his dad released a statement, as did Danny from inside the villa.

Since then, comments continued to flood in from angry viewers on both Danny's account and his dad's.

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Now, his dad Ricky posted one final pic, with the caption: "Sorry peeps. The fuse has blown. Too much hassle this."

He added: "Was gonna be a bit of fun but…. bye."

Danny's family and friends have been defending the star from the backlash online, with his tattoo artist saying the 25-year-old plumber is a "top lad", and doesn't have a bad word to say about him.

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The heavily-tattooed star has ruffled feathers in the villa too with his behaviour, after coupling up with Lucinda Strafford and becoming jealous after fellow Islander Aaron Francis made a move on her.

Fans also noticed that his stunning ex-girlfriend is also in Majorca at the same time, leading viewers to wonder whether she will be arriving on the show too.

Following the historic Instagram N-word comment, Danny released a statement from inside the villa: "I'd like to take the time to apologise to anyone that may have taken offence to my inappropriate remark. I never meant anything malicious by this comment at all.

"I am not a racist person and it's unacceptable language and ignorant. I meant no offence and feel like I have really learnt from my mistakes and will never use that word again.

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