And while he was keen to keep the news secret from Camilla, during Wednesday night's episode it looks like the Love Island gods have got other plans - as Jonny's feelings are aired to the rest on the group in a VERY awkward challenge.
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'I should probably say, I literally found this out in the dressing room probably about 40 minutes ago, just before we came down, ' admits Cam.
See what you've done, Jonny?
Later in the programme, Jonny confessed to Simon that he "wants to rip [Tyla's] clothes off" but doesn't want to jeopardise a potential "long-term thing" with Camilla.
'If he does think he might potentially have something with you, I'd rather he gets to know you and then he has all the information to make the right decision for him, ' Camilla responds. I want them to have it if there's something there.
'Any time I put my feelings out there, this is what happens and I don't want to do it...
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Last night Jonny had said he wanted to "rip her clothes off" when talking about the newbie, and he wasn't sure he felt the same about Camilla.
In a task named Licence To Swill, Islanders are read flirtatious quotes said by their partners or about their partners.
The Islanders are mortified as Jonny obviously said it about Tyla.
Whilst Chloe added: "Obviously I'm gutted that some people you don't expect actually vote for you so it's just a unusual situation really". I wouldn't in a million years have dreamed that he would have that conversation with me last night and then said those other things but these things happen...
And just when we though things couldn't get anymore emotional/dramatic, Caroline walks into the villa to announce a shock dumping.
The Love Island cast are going to be shaken to their perfectly defined cores as the show undergoes the biggest shock twist in its history.