Neighbors have little love for disruptive ‘Love Island’ production

  • A helicopter hovers between Michelle Betz and Paul Beighley’s property and the main “Love Island” set. (Courtesy photo/Paul Beighley)

  • Lights from the main set of “Love Island” shine all night, according to Michelle Betz and Paul Beighley. (Courtesy photo/Paul Beighley)

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald A sign that labels one of the dumpsters used for the television show "Love Island" has fallen to the ground in Ninole on Thursday, July 29, 2021.

  • Michelle Betz, center, and Paul Beighley sit on the couch with their dog, Zola, and talk Thursday about the disruption “Love Island” has caused next door in Ninole. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald The main "Love Island" set is on private property and seen from the road in Ninole on Thursday, July 29, 2021.

  • The “Love Island” cast participate in a challenge for the television show on a property in Ninole on Thursday. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

  • Michelle Betz talks Thursday about the television show “Love Island,” which is filming in two locations next to her house in Ninole. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

Since the beginning of July, a group of young people sequestered in a Ninole villa has competed for romantic favors from each other to the delight of millions of daily viewers.