New girl Kim has turned all the guy’s heads. They are all secretly hoping she picks them. There's no doubt about it. If she'd have arrived maybe 30 minutes earlier - damn you Espanol Uber and the traffic on Mallorca aka home of Christopher Skase - she probably would have been ranked #1 on the guy's hottest Islander list. Because who wouldn't want to be #1? I'm literally rolling my eyes so hard I’m going backwards in time.
Then Kim gets a text!! She gets to take 2 guys out on picnic dates to help her make the choice. Will Eden be one of them? No. She chooses Josh and Charlie. Really? We all know she really wanted to pick Eden just to get back at Erin’s dig at her. Josh is stoked he’s been chosen because he is ready to mingle. He's heard that Kim is an outdoorsy kinda girl and he could do that. You know, be outdoorsy an sh*t. You do you ok. Charlie is also excited he's got a date. So what do the boys do next? They get Eden to help style them both. If I was a guy I wouldn’t have gone to Eden for styling. Maybe Justin, but definitely not Eden.
Next up is date number 2 with Charlie. He rocks up in an un-ironed shirt and proceeds to ask her about the date with Josh. Kim tells him that it was a really good date. Charlie admits that he loves Josh too (since they're BFFs, after 24 hours in the villa). He also begins grafting and laying it on thick. What he’s not getting is that she’s actually not particularly interested in him. I am beginning to see how the dates with Millie outside the villa fizzled out. I also don't believe that Millie and Charlie are both there at the same time by pure chance. Anyway, this date goes quite quickly because I’m not sure that Kim can get much banter out of Charlie. He’s too busy posing.
Kim and Charlie stroll back at the villa with at least a 5 metre distance between them (not a good sign). Everyone asks how their date was, so they split up into the 2 groups that have formed and begin to tell all. Josh asks Charlie how the date was and he responds a little too positively. Why does Charlie think he's going to get chosen? Is it my imagination or can he not read the cues Kim gave him.
Kim sits with the girls and whines about not knowing what to do (oh it’s sooooo haaaarrrd). I hate it when girls pretend they don't know what they want when they really do
Cassidy is quite a tough girl. I’ll give her that. Maybe she got all that sass from working at The Dick. Grant tries to chat with her and she pretty much tell him ‘you do you baiii’. She then goes to have a chat with Eden, who tells her to talk to Grant. I’m a little shocked at the sensible advice coming from him. Although he must have quite a wealth of knowledge in terms of non-violent conflict resolution. So she goes back to Grant and then they repair everything in the space of 2 minutes. Before you know it they're kissing.
He then asks Tayla for 24 hours to figure it out which she’s cool with. Grant thinks he could have a future with her outside this show which he hasn’t said to Cass yet. Tayla thinks Cass should be nervous. Meanwhile, unbeknownst to Tayla and Grant, Justin has been napping on the cabana lounge around the corner and can hear the entire conversation that they’ve just had.
Erin watches everything transpire in front of her perfectly winged eyes and admits that she just loves the drama. Especially when it's not involving her.
Stay tuned for the next ep.