People are outraged that Miss Great Britain 'de-crowned' over sex scene on reality show

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Miss GB Zara Holland de-crowned after 'Love Island' sex scandal

LONDON — Miss Great Britain Zara Holland has been stripped of her title after being shown having sex on reality show Love Island earlier this week.

Wednesday night's episode of the show — which places 12 singletons on an island — showed Holland having sex with fellow contestant Alex Bowen.

Holland — who was crowned Miss Great Britain in September 2015 — has had her title rescinded by the Miss Great Britain organisation.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 01: Zara Holland attends the European premiere of 'Pride And Prejudice And Zombies' at Vue West End on February 1, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 28: Miss Great Britain Zara Holland and Nicole Bass attend the BMA Models Ltd 34th anniversary party at Juju on April 28, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Danny E. Martindale/GC Images)
BRENTWOOD, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Zara Holland arrives at Amy Childs' re-launch of her Essex based Clinic at Unit 1 Wilsons Corner on April 12, 2016 in Brentwood, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 09: Zara Holland attends the UK Film Premiere of 'Daddy's Home' at Vue West End on December 9, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 18: Zara Holland attend MySugarbabes model and talent agency Launch party on November 18, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Keith Hewitt/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: Zara Holland arrives at Cafe De Paris night club on March 12, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Keith Hewitt/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 01: Zara Holland attends a special screening of 'London Has Fallen' at the Ham Yard Hotel on March 1, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 09: Zara Holland and guest attend the London Premiere of 'Daddy's Home' at Vue West End on December 9, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 26: Zara Holland attends the 'Dad's Army' World Premiere at Odeon Leicester Square on January 26, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 15: Miss Great Britain 2015/16 Zara Holland seen during the opening of the Taiwan Excellence Showcase 2015 on October 15, 2015 in London, England. Dr San Gee, Vice Chairman of The Taiwan External Trade Centre welcomed guests and declared the Taiwan Excellence Showcase 2015 open to the public. The Showcase, which runs from 15 -19 October, boasts some 70 brands and more than 150 state-of-the-art products, and offers visitors the chance to test out cutting-edge tech design and win some of the items on display. PHOTOGRAPH BY Ana Maria Wiggins / Barcroft Media UK Office, London. T +44 845 370 2233 W www.barcroftmedia.com USA Office, New York City. T +1 212 796 2458 W www.barcroftusa.com Indian Office, Delhi. T +91 11 4053 2429 W www.barcroftindia.com (Photo credit should read Ana Maria Wiggins / Barcroft Med / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 18: Zara Holland attends the UK Gala Screening of 'Mr Calzaghe' at May Fair Hotel on November 18, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 30: Miss Great Britain, ?Zara Holland attends the National Reality TV Awards at Porchester Hall on September 30, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)
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In a statement, the organisation said that it could no longer promote Holland as "a positive role model" after her conduct on the ITV2 show.

"We wholly understand that everyone makes mistakes, but Zara, as an ambassador for Miss Great Britain, simply did not uphold the responsibility expected of the title," the statement continued.

But, not everyone agrees with the organisation's decision. People have taken to Twitter to express their fury that Holland has been "de-crowned."

"This is just misogynistic — what is shameful about having sex???" read one tweet.

"Miss GB stripped of title for having sex... Absolute BS. Are we living in the dark ages?" read another.

Some people said the move was outdated.

Others felt that Holland's sexual freedom had been challenged.

And others believed the move was sexist.

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