Richard blackwood dating show
Richard Blackwood came across a bit of a tool on Celebrity First Dates, and tried to dig his way out of it by saying he’d rather have been matched with an ‘eight’ than a ‘ten’.
The East Enders star got his date’s name wrong, drank ‘girly’ pina coladas, boasted about his career and talked so much he officially broke the record for the longest date on the show so far, as confirmed by maitre d’ Fred Sirieix.
star Jessica Wright, and was initially enthusiastic about a date with Diana Booty.
Richard was set up with Diana in the new series of the Channel 4 show, but the date took an awkward turn when he got her name wrong twice and mocked her for her choice in cocktail.
Some of Richard’s other comments may well have painted him in a bad light, including: ‘I am a true believer that money and success brings out the natural beast in you.
They'd each be asked questions with two possible answers that the person in question will have answered on a card beforehand. Whoever gets to there first wins a date with them, probably to somewhere exotic like, ooh... Then it would be done again but with a girl chasing 50 boys. Sunday lunchtime screenings of the original US version went out on BBC2 for a short while during the mid 90s - it was around this time they were also repeating Shooting Stars in the same timeslot.
MTV hired Carmen Electra to replace her for the last season and a half.
The show became a cult classic, putting a more comedic spin on traditional and formal dating shows.
Contestants would most likely be unconventional and cast purely for entertainment, without any assumed compatibility put into effect.
"Richard will appear on First Dates on Friday, July 8 at 9pm on Channel 4.