Now that Leah has made her agonising decision to go home, paradise is… literally exactly the same.
Everyone’s drinking by the pool, Jarrod is working on his sunburn, and Keira is reflecting on how Leah was “a manipulating little shit” but she still kinda liked her.
But Elora’s boobies can sense that all is not well with Apollo and Simone.
She’s made a producer show her their interviews with Apollo, where he says there’s a lot of things he and Simone don’t have in common, which could be an issue in the future. We’re unsure what Elora plans to do with this information, until she says, “My plan is to try and steal Apollo away at the cocktail party.”
Rachael is trying to talk to Thomas, but he's decided she's coming on too strong, and Megan thinks she's being a bit desperate.
OF COURSE SHE'S DESPERATE SHE CAME ON REALITY TELEVISION LOOKING EXPLICITLY FOR LOVE.
In other news, this show is super boring now because everyone a) has voluntarily left because there's no security and you can just walk out whenever you want, b)is happily in a couple, or c) is hopelessly single.
There is no tension. There is no gossip. There is no more drama to be had.
IT'S THE COCKTAIL PARTY PLS and if you could excuse Elora for a moment she's just going to steal Simone's boyfriend.
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She decides to use the age old strategy of firetwirling to bring them closer, which is essentially the same as trying to get to know someone by mutually juggling.