‘Too Hot to Handle’ Recap: Season 5 Winner Revealed

Spoiler warning.

Too Scorching to Deal with season 5 topped its winner: Elys Hutchinson.

After 10 episodes of watching cone Lana lay down the legislation at her sex-free retreat in paradise, the forged was tasked with selecting between costars Elys, 23, and Dre Woodard for the spectacular $100,000 prize fund. (The monetary pot had been diminished from the preliminary $200,000 after quite a few rule breaks all through the season.) After going forwards and backwards, the Switzerland-based ski teacher was proclaimed the champ.

“My head is actually spinning, however I don’t assume it’s me,” Elys — who discovered love with Alex Snell in the course of the present — quipped in a confessional moments earlier than Lana mentioned her identify. “Me! What?”

Whereas Dre, 23, famous that he “might have finished lots with that cash” to assist his household, he was ecstatic for his good friend Elys. The newly topped victor then stunned the forged and viewers alike along with her plans for the $100,000.

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“I used to be not anticipating this to occur to me and that is simply, like, severely humbling. This retreat has actually modified my life and $100,000 is life-changing,” Elys gushed, earlier than turning to Dre. “Would you want to separate the cash [in half] with me?”

Dre humbly accepted Elys’ provide — and their fellow Too Scorching to Deal with contestants have been touched by her gesture. Christine Obanor, for her half, even famous by way of confessional that it additional proved that Elys was “deserving” of the victory.

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“She is a lovely, variety soul,” Dre — who served because the self-appointed Too Scorching to Deal with “detective” to cease friends from breaking the principles — gushed in his personal confessional. “Elys, I like you. You may have single-handedly modified my life and permitting me to present my household their finest life, however she has a particular place in my coronary heart.”

He continued: “I like you, Elys. You’re a gem, a lovely gem. You’re a hidden jewel, straight-up.”

Season 5 of Too Scorching to Deal with premiered earlier this month as a brand new class of sexed-up singletons have been despatched to Lana’s tropical retreat to discover ways to prioritize emotional connections over purely bodily ones. After Isaac Francis and Hannah Brooke have been eradicated hours earlier than the ultimate day, Lana had one other trick up her sleeve, which might probably disqualify Louis Russell and Alex, 28, from being eligible for the ultimate prize.

Each Louis, 22, and Alex expressed doubts about committing to their respective companions — Christine, 26, and Elys — earlier than Lana issued them an ultimatum. The digital robotic provided them an opportunity to depart the retreat early with out their companions in trade for $25,000. In the event that they turned down the provide in a Love Island-esque “love or cash” twist, they’d forfeit the chance to win the grand prize. The twosome in the end determined to say no Lana’s shock provide, which for Alex meant shifting ahead with Elys after she requested him to be her official boyfriend.

All episodes of Too Scorching to Deal with season 5 are at present streaming on Netflix.