Caroline Flack has stepped down as host of ITV Love Island, after being charged with assault. Caroline Flack is standing down as host of the next series of Love Island after being charged with assault. The 40-year-old TV presenter was charged “following a private domestic incident”, reportedly involving boyfriend Lewis Burton. She made an announcement on her Instagram Stories, saying: “Love Island has been my world for the last five years, it’s the best show on telly. “In order to not detract attention from the upcoming series, I feel the best thing I can do is to stand down for series six"