Dating for ugly people uk
'If you don’t want to settle for anything less than perfect then the Secret Diamond Club is for you’, a sultry voiceover informs prospective customers in a video advertising a new controversial dating website.While the club insists it is receiving growing levels of interest in Britain, opponents have branded the club – which pairs rich men with women rated purely on their looks- as an example of chauvinistic objectification.Second of all, founder Howard James’ quote is the funniest ever: “It’s a sad fact that up to half of the UK is made up of ugly people yet amazingly nobody has ever thought of providing a dating service for them.” The rules are strict: attractive singletons are not allowed!But isn’t a dating site for “the aesthetically challenged” kind of … True, they are a self-selecting group, who willingly put themselves on there.In comparison to sites like Match.com, which charge around £12.99 a month, the Secret Diamond Club charges men a minimum fee of ,000 (roughly £6k) if they want access to just one region, i.e.
I’m troubled, though, because “ugliness” and “attractiveness” are so subjective.
Started in 2010 in Denmark, the site was started by serial entrepreneur Gus Terkelsen, 33, whose aim was to introduce a new high-end dating concept.
He believes the world’s richest men often don’t have the time to search for love, but nor do they want to lose control of the dating process and be match-made.
I figured if a man really has a lot of money, he will be willing to pay.’‘The ugly girls create this moral concept around the idea; attempt to moralise the website.
But if you speak to any evolutionary psychologist they will tell you this is the way we evolved as a species.
The controversial site welcomes wealthy men to sign up to gain access to a pool of physically perfect ladies, but they must pay up to $100,000 for the privilege.