Love Island’s Ekin-Su branded ‘idiotic’ over mispronunciation of Irish City

Love Island winner Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu divided Irish fans after she brutally butchered the pronunciation of the Limerick City.

The 28-year-old reality star is set to fly over to the Emerald Isle next week where she will meet hundreds of her adoring fans at a several meet and greets.

In preparation for her tour, where she will travel to Belfast, Dublin, Wexford and Limerick, the brunette beauty announced the exciting news with her Irish fans online.

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Taking to her Instagram Story, the Turkish star promoted her partnership with beauty brand BPerfect Cosmetics where she revealed all the locations she would be visiting.

But the reality star unknowingly divided fans after she accidentanly mispronounced county Limerick as “Lime Rick”.

Her endearing clip has taken off on Twitter, as social media fans confessed they were “obsessed” with her mispronunciation online.

However, others weren’t impressed as they struggled to contain their rage online, arguing the star should have done her research before visiting the towns next week.

One user penned: “Completely and utterly obsessed with how Ekin-Su has pronounced Limerick. It’s going to be called LIME RICK from now on.”

Another agreed: “Hahahahahaha LIME Rick, as if I couldn’t love this woman any more than I already do.”

A third chimed in with: “Ekin-Su for the new mayor of Limerick” as a fourth quipped: “Lime Rick is lovely in April [cry-laughing emoji].”

Other users were quick to call out the Ekin-Su's accidental blunder online as the branded her “idiotic.”

One user fumed: “How idiotic. Would she not do her research before going on in front of millions of people to butcher our home city.”

Another complained: “Easy mistake to make I guess but at the same time that is soooooo embarrassing for her.”

A third echoed: “I adore Ekin-Su but this has given me the ick”.

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It comes just days after the actress hinted that she’s planning to “distance” herself from the hugely popular ITV show which soared her to fame back in 2022.

The star argued that she wants to be her “own person” and pursue acting opportunities moving forward.

During her stint on the dating show last summer, the star coupled up with Davide Sanclimenti, 28, and won over the public with their down to earth romance.

The couple later won the ITV show and made things official online just days later which catapulted them to stardom.


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