The moment Love Island’s Adam Collard was attacked by thugs who ripped his shirt off can be seen in shocking new video footage obtained by MailOnline.
The reality star, 26, looked visibly shaken as he and his girlfriend Paige Thorne, 24, were swarmed by revelers at the Market Shaker bar in his hometown of Newcastle on Tuesday night before things do not become violent.
Adam is seen fending off a group of men while desperately trying to protect Paige and hold off a friend during the fight amid what was supposed to be a quiet evening.
Shocking: The moment Love Island’s Adam Collard was attacked by thugs who ripped his shirt off can be seen in shocking new video footage obtained by MailOnline
The video shows Adam and Paige initially having fun dancing to Alicia Keys’ Empire State Of Mind surrounded by a group of people.
But things soon take a turn for the worst as mobs begin to swarm the couple, with things quickly escalating.
The clip then sees Adam getting caught, the hunk trying to fend off men aggressive towards him after ripping off his black top.
Drama: The reality TV star, 26, looked visibly shaken as he and his girlfriend Paige Thorne, 24, were swarmed by revelers at the Market Shaker bar in his hometown of Newcastle on Tuesday night before things don’t get violent
He was also seen holding back a buddy who had jumped in to try and help the situation.
Bouncers were also seen trying to break up the row that took place at the downtown bar.
Paige, who wore a black top with baggy jeans, was seen behind her beau as he desperately tried to protect her from everyone.
A clubber told The Sun of the altercation: ‘It happened shortly after midnight. Adam and Paige were just one night, it wasn’t an official appearance or anything.
Morning after: Putting on a brave face after the altercation, Adam was seen hanging out with Paige after lunch on Wednesday afternoon
Outside: Adam and Paige glued on smiles following the events of the previous night
Party: The Love Island star, who returned for the 2022 series after her first appearance in 2018, was enjoying a low-key night out with Paige and her friend (pictured)
“Everyone was trying to rush him and I think they were trying to rush Paige and Adam wasn’t happy at all, which was understandable.
“Then people started ripping his top off and it all started. It’s no surprise that he wanted to defend himself and was taking care of Paige as well.
A spokesperson for Adam said of the fight in the bar: ‘Adam was trying to have a quiet night in his hometown with friends when a large group of men began aggressively harassing them.
“Despite several attempts to defuse the situation, the men continued to become more aggressive and began physically attacking Adam.
Hand in hand: When they were spotted on Wednesday, Paige wore a black dress with a pair of Converse as they stepped out in the sun
Night out: Adam shared these photos from a Tuesday night out of Paige (left) and their dinner at Lobo Rojo (right)
Going out: Adam wore a black Obey t-shirt with cut-off denim shorts and white sneakers
‘Understandably Adam and his friends were extremely shaken by the situation and felt it best to leave and we were safely escorted by the security team outside. No further action was taken.
Putting on a brave face after the altercation, Adam was seen hanging out with Paige after lunch on Wednesday afternoon.
During the relaxed outing, Paige wore a black dress with a pair of Converse as they stepped out in the sun.
Adam wore a black Obey t-shirt with cut-off denim shorts and white sneakers.
Adam, 26, was seen putting on a brave face after the altercation as he stepped out with Paige, 24, after lunch on Wednesday afternoon.
Fan: Paige and Adam stopped to chat with a fan on the street
Chat: The couple were arm in arm as they chatted with the woman
Good mood: Paige flashed a beaming smile while chatting with her beau
Paige, 24, from Swansea, finished in fifth place alongside Adam in this year’s series of the reality dating programme.
Just weeks after leaving the villa, she was back in the office just two weeks after the show ended before her scheduled return to her day job.
Taking to Instagram on Monday, Paige shared a clip of herself reuniting with some of her co-workers, who were all in uniform.
Love: Paige, 24, from Swansea, finished fifth alongside Adam in this year’s series of the reality dating program
Throwback: Paige visited her former paramedic co-workers after her time on Love Island
Paige was all smiles as she caught up with her co-workers and captioned the video with a series of hearts.
It seemed like a fleeting visit for the star, but then she shared a photo of herself walking through Bristol Airport for a trip.
Paige recently said she plans to return to work as a paramedic after her success on Love Island.
Overjoyed: Taking to Instagram on Monday, Paige shared a clip of herself rounding up some of her co-workers, who were all in uniform
Speaking on ITV’s Lorraine, she said: “I also have a meeting to get back to paramedic work so that will be exciting.” In fact, I saw an ambulance the other day with sirens on.
‘I had like severe FOMO! I was like, ‘Give me back my ambulance!’ So I’m going to come back to that a bit and see what opportunities arise from it.
“It’s one of those things – I really love my job. So why wouldn’t I want to go back? I really enjoyed it. But I’ll do other things on the side.
Stunning: It seemed like a fleeting visit for the star, but then she shared a photo of herself crossing Bristol airport for a trip
Reunited: Paige recently revealed she was returning to work as a paramedic and shut down rumors she had split from Adam Collard during an appearance on ITV’s Lorraine
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