Channel 4 dating in the dark
True, it’s an improvement on last year’s crop of housemates, of which only a few had never been on telly before, but we were still surprised to see just how many of the new contestants’ CVs already boast reality TV appearances.
After weeks and weeks of flirting, Michelle Bass couldn't take the sexual tension between herself and Stuart Wilson anymore, so she built this den for them, where we can only assume they spent the evening playing Scrabble, practising origami and discussing what they liked best about the rest of their housemates.
Despite promising last month that we should expect a diverse house specifically intended to represent contemporary Britain, ‘Big Brother’ bosses couldn’t resist letting a few reality pros slip through the net with this year’s line-up.
Last night (5 June), 15 shiny new contestants - and Tom Barber, the People’s Housemate, chosen by the public - arrived in the ‘BB’ compound, though some viewers were struck by just how many of them they seemed to recognise.
It questions the perceptions and judgments we all make in our quest for finding love.However the show isn’t all roses and hearts as if one of the singletons doesn’t get picked at the end of the date they end up in a Dumping Room and are then forced to battle it out to keep their place in the show.Before the show, a person was asked what they looked for in a partner, including physical features such as hair colour, eye colour and height.The show started on Channel 4 in the UK on Monday night and will continue until Friday.While, in the future, I may direct those who tell me ‘I’m just not into Asian girls’ towards this documentary, I may well just stick with my current response: ‘Well I’m just not into racists – so this has worked out perfectly’.