Reality shows have duty to care says minister after death of Love Island’s Mike Thalassitis

REALITY TV shows have a duty to care for contestants after they become famous, the Health Secretary has said following the death of former Love Island star Mike Thalassitis.

The 26-year-old, who was thrown into the spotlight following his appearance on the ITV dating show, was found dead in a north London park on Saturday morning.

Cabinet minister Matt Hancock said he was "moved" by the news and "very worried" about the mental health support provided to reality TV show...
source: Lancashire Telegraph

2019-03-18 22:50
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