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Dating site kicks out members for ‘letting themselves go’

More than 3,000 members of the exclusive dating website were kicked out for 'graceless ageing' and weight gain.
More than 3,000 members of the exclusive dating website were kicked out for 'graceless ageing' and weight gain.

A message was sent to more than 3,000 members on this exclusive international dating site stated that “for the betterment of beautiful people around the globe” the site would be removing certain members for “letting themselves go”.

“This may sound harsh, and it is the most difficult part of managing the business. We take no pleasure in removing members, but it is a necessary evil in order to maintain the beautiful community and our prized business model,” said beautifulpeople.com’s co-owner Genevieve Hodge.

Reasons for their immediate removal were said to be “graceless aging” and weight gain according to Genevieve’s husband Greg Hodge, reports the New York Daily News.

“Letting unattractive people populate the site would compromise the very concept for which beautifulpeople.com was founded” he said.

The free website, which first launched in Denmark 2002, is home to more than 800,000 users.

The recent ‘rejects’ were told in a ruthless email to “try their luck” on a dating site for “ordinary people”.

Thomas Finlay