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Former Islander Sophie Gradon was found dead in June 2018

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Viewers accuse ITV of hypocrisy for singling out The Jeremy Kyle Show to be axed

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Thursday, May 16, 2019 – 10:07am

A formal parliamentary inquiry into British reality TV has been announced following the deaths of former participants on The Jeremy Kyle Show and Love Island.

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The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee will consider whether enough support is offered during and after filming to people who appear on such programmes, and whether further regulatory oversight in this area is needed, Metro reports.

Which guests have died?

Steve Dymond, 63, was found dead in a suspected suicide last week, ten days after he was filmed failing a lie-detector test on ITV2’s The Jeremy Kyle Show. He subsequently split from his fiancee, who had accused him of being unfaithful. Following pressure from Downing Street, MPs and psychologists,

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