Social Network for Beautiful People Kicks Out 5,000 "Fatties"

By Brett Israel | January 5, 2010 1:01 pm

beautiful-people-webThe elite online dating club (yes, this is a real Web site), trimmed 5,000 members from its service because they appear to have indulged in too much Christmas ham.

Feast your eyes on this excerpt from the company’s statement, via CNN:

“As a business, we mourn the loss of any member, but the fact remains that our members demand the high standard of beauty be upheld,” said Robert Hintze, founder of “Letting fatties roam the site is a direct threat to our business model and the very concept for which was founded.”

Publicity stunt? Probably. Shocking? Hardly. When vain folks sign up for a service so they can be rated by a group of narcissistic pretty people this is bound to happen.

If you’re one of the expelled 5,000, don’t let this get you down. The company says you’re welcome to reapply—after the love handles are gone, of course.

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  • andrew

    Wow… Fascinating.

  • han

    I wonder how fat the “fatties” actually were.

  • Medisoft

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and as the site owners, they have the eyes. Their decision.

  • InfidelAvenger

    This reminds me of Abercrombie and Fitch. That brand is proud to be a brand for only skinny teenagers. Then they decided to make thing underwear for 8 year olds.

  • Pat

    Too vain for me. I think I finally found the one that speeds up my heart (instead of stops it).

  • wowow

    hate to brake it to you..just because your skinny doesnt mean your good looking. the guy who runs this site is no brad pitt..


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