Love Island’s Whitney and Lochan become exclusive as viewers tip the couple to win the show with just days until the final
Whitney Adebayo and Lochan Nowacki are girlfriend and boyfriend after he decided to make their relationship official.
With the final less than a week away, the couple marked a milestone in their relationship as they became exclusive on Tuesday’s night episode.
Viewers took to Twitter to gush over the sweet moment, with many tipping them to go on and win the show.
Pulling Whitney for a chat on the terrace, account manager Lochan said: ‘We’ve been basically together from day one, it’s been four weeks and I know how much I like you, and I know how serious I am about you.
‘I wanted to feel like my parents could see that and my parents were happy and they were.
Cute: Whitney Adebayo and Lochan Nowacki are girlfriend and boyfriend after he decided to make their relationship official
Lochan adds: ‘I do know that there is no one else here or outside that I’m trying to get to know. I do see you being my girlfriend on the outside.
‘But for me that next step, what I want to take with you is being exclusive. If you’re at that same point as well?’
Whitney replied: ‘I’m happy to be exclusive’.
She later reflected in the Beach Hut: I’m definitely happy inside, he’s perfect for me . Perfect in every way.’
Viewers wrote: ‘My Babies & My Winners. Whitney being so shy when she’s with Lochan is so cute’.
Another added: ‘In my eyes Whitney is a solo winner and anyone she’s with is just extra’.
‘Love how Whitney & Lochan said the were exclusive without putting on a show’.
With less than week to go until this year’s finale, bookmakers have revealed the couple are the frontrunners leading the way at 1/2.
Elsewhere, Tyrique and Ella are beginning to close the gap and now find themselves at 2/1, with every other couple being priced at 5/1 or bigger as things stand.
Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: ‘Lochan and Whitney have headed the betting for weeks now.
‘While they may have had their fair share of ups and downs earlier on in the series, it looks as though Tyrique and Ella are peaking at the perfect time… and we now have a two-horse race on our hands for this year’s crown.’
Love Island continues on ITV2 and ITVX on Wednesday at 9pm.