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The new series of First Dates has officially arrived and it’s already off to a hysterical start.
Singletons Yasmin, 38, and Brad, 33, were paired by the Channel 4 show — but their date quickly got awkward.
Usually when asked to guess someone’s age, you can usually get away with telling a little white lie to flatter them. However, some people are simply too honest.
When Brad asked Yasmin, a banker, to guess his age, she got it disastrously wrong.
“I’m not going to say...” she said initially.
“You’re not going to say?” he jested.
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“Okay, 42?” she guessed.
“Oh you are so very very wrong, like almost 10 years wrong,” the entrepreneur said, raising his eyebrows and looking away.
“You’re 52?” she asked innocently.
The camera cuts to a clip of the bartender wincing.
“Wow,” Brad exclaimed, “I’m 34 next month. Jesus Christ alive.”
The rest of the date wasn’t much better. She told him he has an Alaskan malamute, but he one-upped her by saying he has “proper full blood” wolves.
People weren’t a fan and mocked him for boasting about his wolves and luxury cars. He also got roasted for complaining about the length of the wine list.
Twitter was firmly on Yasmin’s side and even compared him to renowned exaggerator Jay from The Inbetweeners:
#FirstDates im brad 32 i have 7-8 cars & own REAL wolves https://t.co/NcXDsn3HRL — gazzathebookie (@gazzathebookie)
How is Brad 33 😭 he looks about 48 #firstdates — Rebecca 𓃠 (@Rebecca 𓃠)
Brads the type of guy that if you said you’ve been to Tenerife, he’s been to Elevenerife 😂 #FirstDates https://t.co/XpV51iBarS — CH (@CH)
Now tell her you’ve got wolves and order a fancy wine not on the menu #FirstDates https://t.co/9K6m5cOQdp — Stuart Borley 👨👨👧👦🌈🐴🐶🐰🌈 (@Stuart Borley 👨👨👧👦🌈🐴🐶🐰🌈)
It would be an absolute dream if Brad’s card was declined when he pays the bill 🤞#FirstDates — Dan Lewis (@Dan Lewis)
Whenever Brad speaks #FirstDates https://t.co/VDiuA7IIwa — Aaron Joseph (@Aaron Joseph)
I just remembered Brad on First Dates saying "Only five reds, dude?" — Wardy (2022), dir: Cans (@Wardy (2022), dir: Cans)
Hi @louistheroux. Can I suggest you do a When Louis Met… with Brad from last night’s First Dates? I must know more… https://t.co/BOkj5aQFel — Duncan Blackmore (@Duncan Blackmore)
Although Yasmin didn’t meet her match on the show, here’s hoping she finds someone better suited in the future who steers clear of giving her “the ick”.