LOVE Island star Ollie Williams has come under fire from his followers for boasting about killing deer and posing with their dead bodies.
The former reality TV star, 23, starred in the first ever winter Love Island series back in 2020.
The Cornish aristocrat has previously been branded a 'trophy hunter' after pictures emerged of him posing with endangered animals in Mozambique.
But Ollie has always claimed that his kills are in the name of conservation.
His latest Instagram post showed him holding a rifle as he knelt by three dead deer.
Explaining the motive behind his kills, he said: "Fantastic morning with @paulchilderley on the Chinese Water Deer.
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"They are prolific breeders with a hell of an appetite for seedling crops!
"5/6 for the Grand Slam, Sika to go!"
Some followers asked why he was culling the animals, while others sarcastically said he must be proud of himself.
Earlier this month Ollie advertised a selection of bird shooting events which include 'full hospitality'.
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The ex-islander justified his desire for hunting by sharing a famous Theodore Roosevelt quote that reads: "In a civilised and cultivated country, wild animals only continue to exist at all when preserved by sportsmen. The excellent people who protest against all hunting, and consider sportsmen as enemies of wild life, are ignorant of the fact that in reality the genuine sportsman is by all odds the most important factor in keeping the larger and more valuable wild creatures from total extermination."
Ollie's return to hunting comes three months after he was hospitalised following a fall from a balcony.
He said at the time: "I fell off a balcony last weekend and ended up in intensive care with a broken pelvis, wrist and internal bleeding."
Referring to his partner, he added: "With the incredible support of @lauranofer, my family and friends and some great surgeons; I’m on the mend.
"Tough rehab ahead but I am confident along with my doctors I will make a full recovery."
He was consoled by fellow Love Island stars including Charlie Brake, who wrote: "Get well soon bud x."
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