Looking for love with love handles

Imagine waking up from holiday hibernation only to find you no longer fit into your skinny jeans. As you lumber over to the computer you realize you’ve also been kicked off a dating site because those sticky buns have stuck to your buns.

This happened to 5,000 people last week. Talk about a slap in the face of self esteem. International dating site BeautifulPeople.com recently kicked 5,000 former members off its site for gaining a little holiday weight. Apparently those who had ''let themselves go'' during the holidays had to be let go.
''Letting fatties roam the site is a direct threat to our business model and the very concept for which BeautifulPeople.com was founded,'' said Robert Hintze, founder of BeautifulPeople.com.

“The U.S.A. has been grossly over-indulging since Thanksgiving. It's no wonder that so many members have been expelled from the network. We hope they will be back after shedding the festive pounds." Greg Hodge, managing director of BeautifulPeople.com, said in a statement. "We responded to complaints by moving the newly chubby members back to the rating stage. This is the same as having them re-apply,"

Finding a beautiful date can’t be all that hard, but what will these members do when their significant other gets a little less attractive? We’ve all been there – a comfortable relationship = Saturday nights on the couch in comfy pants eating Chinese food. A recent study in the NY Times showed women gain 11-20 lbs after 10 years with a significant other.

So what do you think? Does the site have the right to shed the dead weight? Or does the whole concept of a dating site for beautiful people show how ugly people can be on the inside?

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“Looking for love with love handles”

  1. Anonymous Anonymous Says:

    Weight doesn't matter to me as long as my partner is health concious