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Cara De La Hoyde in “shock” at being axed as Olivia Buckland’s bridesmaid

She may not go to the wedding at all...

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Love Island star Cara De La Hoyde has spoken out after being dropped as a bridesmaid for best pal Olivia Buckland’s wedding.

Olivia and her fiancé Alex Bowen came second in Love Island back in 2016, and had asked her co-star and BFF Cara to serve as a bridesmaid.

Olivia is set to marry Love Island co-star Alex (Credit: Instagram)

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But as the wedding drew closer, Olivia revealed Cara would no longer be a bridesmaid – claiming that Cara was too busy as a new parent.

Now, in an interview with OK! Online, Cara has said that she was hurt by the decision and that it took her by surprise.

“I am upset, I didn’t expect it, I didn’t know that it was going to happen,” she said. “We literally just got back from the hen do so to me it was a massive shock.”

Olivia had asked Cara to be one of her bridesmaids (Credit: Instagram)

She said she wished Olivia all the best for her wedding and predicted she would look beautiful – but wouldn’t confirm whether she’d sill be attending, saying simply, “We’ll see.”

Cara, who is engaged to Love Island co-winner Nathan, said she’s planning her own wedding now and couldn’t do what Olivia did.

“I’ve chosen my bridesmaids now, I don’t think I could do that to someone and still expect them to come to the wedding,” she said. “I think it’s a bit embarrassing.”

Olivia posted a veiled response to the interview (Credit: Twitter)

Olivia hasn’t responded directly to Cara’s interview – but she took to Twitter and Instagram with a post that may be a veiled reference to the situation.

The post read “I don’t like forced conversations, forced friendships, forced interactions. I simply do not force things.

“If we don’t vibe, we don’t vibe.”

Cara De La Hoyde Nathan Massey Flynet
Cara and Nathan recently got engaged (Credit: Flynet)

Olivia initially spoke about her decision in her New! Magazine column, claiming that both she and Cara were happy with the decision.

“Cara’s got Freddie now and when I asked her she was a lot less busy and I thought she could handle the pressure,” she said.

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Cara with son Freddie (Credit: Instagram @cara_delahoyde)

She went on to say it would be easier for both of them if Cara came to the wedding as a guest.

“She was really happy about it and said it was nice to hear that I thought about it like that,” Olivia said.

“You don’t have to be a bridesmaid to know that we are good friends.”

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