The reality star has spoken out on the pressures of fame
The reality star shot to fame last summer when he won the ITV2 reality show alongside 21-year-old Dani.
But in a candid new interview, 26-year-old Jack has now revealed the downside of being in the public eye after he gave in to the pressure of constantly being offered drugs.
‘I’m in a new world of partying and stuff, and being in circles that I would never normally have been in,’ he said.
‘I’d never normally be in these situations but, yes, since winning the show I have been offered cocaine a lot.’
Recalling a night out with his Love Island pals Adam Collard and Sam Bird over the weekend, the star continued to The Sun: ‘I went out all night, I was drinking and I just got carried away and made a stupid, stupid mistake which I wish I’d never done, you know. I regret it.’
After admitting to snorting cocaine in the early hours of the morning, Jack continued: ‘That night, it was a complete error in judgment. It’s a silly thing to do, it’s not something I’ve made a habit of. I mean, what an idiot.
‘It’s not a reflection of my character, but I’ve had a blowout. It was a lapse in judgment, but it’s not something that I’ll ever do again.’
Owning up to his mistakes, Jack has since confessed the slip up to girlfriend Dani, who is said to have been ‘disappointed’ by her boyfriend’s actions.
‘I’ve told Dani, and obviously she doesn’t agree with anything like that at all,’ he said. ‘She doesn’t like all that. But obviously she’ll always support me.
‘She said, “I’ll always support you, you made a mistake, we all make mistakes, but don’t ever do it again”. I don’t want to bring her into it, I’ve had a conversation with her and it’s not fair on her.’
Asked what Dani’s dad Danny Dyer would think about his confession, Jack said the EastEnders actor would ‘take a dim view’ of his wild night out.
‘It will never happen again but I’m pretty sure any parent would take the same view on it,’ he said.
‘I’ve made a mistake and I’m sorry for it and that’s the truth.’