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It's the Opposite of Online
Dating, and It May Be Working
Jun 21, 2022 11:30 AM CDT
It's the Opposite of Online Dating, and It May Be Working
Japanese city of Miyazaki expanding its love-letter program after early success
- A Japanese city's decidedly low-tech venture into matchmaking appears to be working. Authorities in Miyazaki will expand their experiment involving handwritten love letters after numbers exceeded expectations, reports AFP . Those numbers are relatively small for now: About 450 people, mostly in their 20s and 30s, signed up for the...
Romance Scammer Posed
With Wads of Cash in Photos
May 5, 2022 10:05 AM CDT
Romance Scammer Posed With Wads of Cash in Photos
New Jersey's Rubbin Sarpong is sentenced to 14 years in prison
- A New Jersey man just got sentenced to 14 years in prison over an online scam in which he tricked about 40 women on dating websites into sending him money. Prosecutors say one of the women killed herself after wiring him $93,000 and realizing she'd been duped, reports...
Grimes' Secret Baby May
Not Be Her Only Secret
Mar 12, 2022 11:00 AM CST
Grimes' Secret Baby May Not Be Her Only Secret
Page Six reports that Elon Musk's ex is dating military whistleblower Chelsea Manning
- Just this week, we found out Grimes has a second child with Elon Musk. In a
profile written by Devin Gordon that revealed that nugget, Grimes called her relationship with Musk "fluid," referring to him as a boyfriend she wants to have "three or four"...
on a Date
Jan 7, 2022 8:40 AM CST
She Went on a Date With Kanye, Tells All
Actress Julia Fox spills on 'Cinderella moment' with Ye in 'Interview' piece, photo spread
- We already all know that Kim Kardashian has been moving on from Kanye West with
star Pete Davidson , but it hasn't been quite as clear how Ye's dating life has been going—until now. The reveal comes courtesy of Julia Fox, a 31-year-old actress who co-starred in...
Mom Gets Times Square
Billboard: 'Date My Daughter'
Jan 5, 2022 2:10 PM CST
Mom Gets Times Square Billboard: 'Date My Daughter'
Founder of Wingman app says she wanted to help ailing Boston mother
- Boston mom Beth Davis is looking for a date for a daughter she describes as "easygoing"—so easygoing that she's OK with appearing on a "Date My Daughter" billboard in Times Square. Dating app Wingman arranged for the billboard, which has a link to the dating...
Broken Hearts, Empty Wallets:
Seniors Catfished for $139M
Oct 22, 2021 5:20 PM CDT
Broken Hearts, Empty Wallets: Seniors Catfished for $139M
FTC report says there was a 'surge' in 2020 in romance scams bamboozling Americans 60 and over
- Last month, the Department of Justice announced money laundering and wire fraud charges brought against nearly a dozen "romance scammers," and that's only scratching the surface of what the
calls a "surge" in such deceptions made worse by the pandemic, especially for the senior...
'Bonkers' New Dating Show
Could Be Crucial for Netflix
Jun 25, 2021 8:40 AM CDT
'Bonkers' New Dating Show Could Be Crucial for Netflix
'Sexy Beasts' may prove integral to streaming platform's strategy
- First we had Fox's
The Masked Singer
, then Netflix's
Love Is Blind
. Now, a combination of the two.
is a new reality dating show from Netflix that has contestants vying for a love match based on personality only; their looks are concealed by costumes—involving "...
If You're Dating,
You Won't Want
to Be a Victim
Feb 15, 2021 11:31 AM CST
If You're Dating, You Won't Want to Be a Victim of 'Fauci-ing'
Infectious diseases expert has spurred creation of a whole new word on rejection
- Do you know what it means if you're a victim of "Fauci-ing"? Don't worry—neither did the man the term is named after, until Axios filled him in. Dr. Anthony Fauci spoke with the site's managing editor, Margaret Talev, as part of its "Axios...
Here Are the Best,
Worst States for
Feb 1, 2021 9:05 AM CST
Here Are the Best, Worst States for Finding Love
Singles may want to check out Florida
- Valentine's Day is fast approaching, which means thoughts of love, for better or worse, may be on everyone's mind. Singles still hoping to find their mate may have better luck in some states than in others, and WalletHub has started the matchmaking process by examining the potentials. The...
New Girlfriend Is
a Familiar Face
Jan 5, 2021 9:20 AM CST
Harry Styles' New Girlfriend Is a Familiar Face
Singer seen attending wedding, holding hands with director Olivia Wilde
- Romance appears to have blossomed on the set of
Don't Worry Darling
. A source tells
that director Olivia Wilde and singer Harry Styles, who stars in the upcoming psychological thriller, have been dating for a few weeks. Rumors began swirling over the weekend as the pair were seen...
Best and Worst
US Cities for Dating
Dec 1, 2020 3:29 PM CST
Best and Worst US Cities for Dating
Congrats, Madison, Wisconsin
- Some cities are better than others when it comes to dating, and Madison, Wisconsin, is apparently better than everywhere else. So says WalletHub in a new ranking of 182 US cities designed for those who are single and looking for a partner. It used a number of factors, including the...
Oct 15, 2020 12:45 PM CDT
Sharon Stone Isn't Pleased With Dating Pool
'I'm done,' she says, adding that she doesn't 'need another kid'
- Last year, Sharon Stone joined the dating app Bumble, only to have her profiled blocked because everyone assumed it was fake. That apparently won't happen again, on Bumble or elsewhere. "I'm done dating," the 62-year-old actress said on the
Drew Barrymore Show
, per CNN . "I'...
Match CEO: 'First Date'
May Be Forever Changed
Sep 15, 2020 10:35 AM CDT
Match CEO: 'First Date' May Be Forever Changed
People are willing to date virtually only, and that could stick
- More and more relationships will be formed online and on dating apps, according to Shar Dubey, the CEO of Match Group, which owns Match.com, Tinder, OkCupid and Hinge. Speaking to Axios , Dubey says she expects "long-lasting, consequential changes" to the dating scene, even after the pandemic is over....
Power Sports Couple
Calls It Quits
Jul 17, 2020 2:50 PM CDT
Power Sports Couple Calls It Quits
Aaron Rodgers and Danica Patrick have split
- Aaron Rodgers and Danica Patrick are no more. The Green Bay Packers quarterback and retired race car driver have split after more than two years together, Patrick's rep confirmed to
. Fans started becoming suspicious something was up last weekend, when Patrick, 38, didn't accompany the 36-year-old Rodgers...
Study: Women Prefer
Men Without Cats
Jun 22, 2020 3:19 PM CDT
Study: Women Prefer Men Without Cats
'Cat men' seen as 'less masculine,' researchers say
- Single men who are hoping to land a girlfriend may want to keep images of their cats out of their dating profile, or so suggests a new study . Colorado State University researchers showed photos of two men—posed with and without a cat—to hundreds of women and found that...
Gov. Cuomo's Message to
the Ladies: I'm 'Eligible'
May 2, 2020 8:30 AM CDT
Gov. Cuomo's Message to the Ladies: I'm 'Eligible'
Though NY governor later noted he may be too busy right now to get bogged down in romance
- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo may be "the single most popular politician in America" at the moment, per CNN's Chris Cillizza —and Cuomo himself has just put the emphasis on the "single" part. Per the
New York Post
, while being interviewed on radio station 1010 WINS...
Man Sick of Online Dating Has
New $25K Idea to Find a GF
Feb 13, 2020 10:14 AM CST
Man Sick of Online Dating Has New $25K Idea to Find a GF
Match Jeff Gebhart up successfully and you get a lot of cash—but there are caveats
- Jeff Gebhart wants a girlfriend, and he's got $25,000 to help him find one. KCTV reports the 47-year-old from Prairie Village, Kan., became fed up with both online dating and more traditional ways of finding a mate, so the entrepreneur hit upon a more novel idea: Offer a...
Dec 30, 2019 6:18 AM CST
Sharon Stone Joins Bumble, Gets Blocked
Dating app thought actress' profile was a fake
- If Sharon Stone can't find love on Bumble, what hope is there for the rest of us? The 61-year-old
actress recently discovered that the first hurdle to clear on the dating app is to not get blocked in the first place, Mashable reports. "They closed my...
May Have a
New Beau We
Sep 14, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
Zooey Deschanel May Have a New Beau We All Know
Sources say the 'New Girl' star is dating Jonathan Scott of reality-TV show 'Property Brothers'
- With the news of Zooey Deschanel's split with husband Jacob Pechenik still fresh, the
star is reportedly inspecting some new relationship real estate. A source tells
the 39-year-old actress and singer is now dating Jonathan Scott, 41, of the HGTV series
Potential Date Called
Cops on John Hinckley
Mar 26, 2019 11:20 AM CDT
Potential Date Called Cops on John Hinckley
She learned his full name and that was it
- John Hinckley says he's never been happier in his life after leaving a psychiatric hospital , though he suffers from arthritis and hypertension, walks with a limp, and could use some help on the dating front. As Hinckley himself is barred from speaking to the media, the
Los Angeles Times
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