He also alluded to there being “communication barriers” in his relationship with Paige.
Love Island star Adam Collard has once again addressed a viral video which showed him with his arm around another woman while he was still in a relationship with Paige Thorne.
Adam and Paige finished in fifth position on the reality show, but broke up after the aforementioned video began circulating on social media.
In a new interview with The Sun, Adam addressed the video, and claimed that the whole thing “got blown out of proportion”.
He explained that the girl he had his arm around was part of a group of fans who approached them looking for a photo.
Adam said: “She actually was really nice and polite and we’d had a couple of drinks but what she said was ‘I got in tonight to the club but my friends didn’t.’
“So what you don’t actually see in the video is the camera goes around and I get photos with all of her friends like that and take pictures with all of them.”
He continued: “It was just a laugh and carry on. Again, another thing you don’t see is that two of my friends are actually on the left and right. All we were doing was waiting for food and took pictures with people in there.
“The blonde girl has publicly said she went home on her own and again at the end of the video you don’t see her go left and me go right. But that doesn’t matter because people want to believe what they want to believe.”
He added that everything got “blown out of proportion”, but he also made it clear that he doesn’t “blame” Paige for anything.
“It is really hard and all the comments put a strain on the relationship because the trust was damaged,” he said, before pointing to “communication barriers” in their relationship.