Love Island Child Bond

Love Island Child Bond

Updated Jul 20, 2017 at 04:25PM EDT by Matt.

Added Jul 20, 2017 at 02:58PM EDT by Matt.

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Love Island Child Bond refers to a series of image macros featuring Chris Hughes, a contestant on the British reality show Love Island. The photograph shows Hughes laying in bed with his arms at his stomach with captions referencing a moment when he burst into tears during a challenge where he cares for a baby doll.


On July 19th, 2017, an episode of the British reality show Love Island premiered on ITV2. In the episode, the contestants pair off and must take care of a crying baby doll. At one point, contestant Chris Hughes discusses how much he cares for his "child" and burst into tears. When the shows official Twitter account shared the moment, the post (shown below) received 6,300 retweets and 24,000 likes in less than 24 hours.[1]


Shortly after the episode aired, Twitter user @j_s_hutch[2] posted a photograph of Hughes lying in bed looking pensive. They captioned the post "When you're trying to sleep but all you can do is think about if Cash Hughes caught too much sunlight." Within 24 hours, the post (shown below) received more than 3,000 retweets and 11,000 likes.

When you're trying to sleep but all you can do is think about if Cash Hughes caught too much sunlight #Lovelsland

Within minutes, more fans of the show posted the same image with more jokes regarding Hughes' attachment to the baby doll. The format became a popular image macro for jokes not just about the relationship between Hughes and the baby but also the whole show (examples below).

Various Examples

When you wanna sleep but you're up wondering how to ask Stormzy if he'll be Cash Hughes's godfather. #Lovelsland When you want to raise Cash with Kem but Olivia won't go away #loveisland #loveislandi 1 when you're in utter disbelief at the other islanders' lack of sun protection for their newborns
Thinking about how you're gonna balance your career with stormzy whilst raising your child as a single parent #Lovesland chris wondering if he made stormzy proud by calling his child cash hughes. #Lovels!and When they say you can have a glitter party but you know it'll be past cash Hughes bedtime #Lovelsland

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[1] Twitter – @LoveIsland's Tweet

[2] Twitter – "@j_s_hutch's Tweet":

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