No backtracking from the production of The Island of the Famous regarding the exclusion of actor Francesco Benigno. What happened and what caused the expulsion of the candidate from the reality show still remains the biggest secret. In the episode broadcast after Banijay and Mediaset's decision, presenter Vladimir Luxuria reiterated that Benigno's exclusion is linked “to certain behaviors considered harmful to the regulations, which each castaway signs before leaving.” Luxuria explained that “one episode in particular led to his softening.” It would have been triggered by an “episode which was not acceptable and which made his stay on the beach impossible”.

However, those who hoped that Benigno's provocation, which invited the production to broadcast images of the disputed episode, would be accepted, were disappointed. Luxuria specified that these images would not be broadcast so as not to “give visibility to episodes of intolerable behavior”. And while the studio audience applauds, Luxuria decides to add her own comment to the statement agreed with the production: “I saw this scene. On the island we argue, we can discuss but we cannot transcend. And I think the fact that we don't show these scenes is a sign of respect for you at home. But Francesco Benigno should also thank us for not showing them.”

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