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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

(Newser) - 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 Finding Love

Singles may want to check out Florida

(Newser) - 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...

Harry Styles' New Girlfriend Is a Familiar Face

Singer seen attending wedding, holding hands with director Olivia Wilde

(Newser) - Romance appears to have blossomed on the set of Don't Worry Darling. A source tells People 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

Congrats, Madison, Wisconsin

(Newser) - 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...

Sharon Stone Isn't Pleased With Dating Pool

'I'm done,' she says, adding that she doesn't 'need another kid'

(Newser) - 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

People are willing to date virtually only, and that could stick

(Newser) - 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....

After 2-Plus Years, It's Over for Patrick and Rodgers
Power Sports Couple
Calls It Quits

Power Sports Couple Calls It Quits

Aaron Rodgers and Danica Patrick have split

(Newser) - 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 People . 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

'Cat men' seen as 'less masculine,' researchers say

(Newser) - 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'

Though NY governor later noted he may be too busy right now to get bogged down in romance

(Newser) - 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

Match Jeff Gebhart up successfully and you get a lot of cash—but there are caveats

(Newser) - 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...

Sharon Stone Joins Bumble, Gets Blocked

Dating app thought actress' profile was a fake

(Newser) - If Sharon Stone can't find love on Bumble, what hope is there for the rest of us? The 61-year-old Basic Instinct 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...

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'

(Newser) - With the news of Zooey Deschanel's split with husband Jacob Pechenik still fresh, the New Girl star is reportedly inspecting some new relationship real estate. A source tells People the 39-year-old actress and singer is now dating Jonathan Scott, 41, of the HGTV series Property Brothers. "It's...

Potential Date Called Cops on John Hinckley

She learned his full name and that was it

(Newser) - 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...

Dating Pro Tip: Don't Boast About Your Kill to the Game Warden
'Bummer' for Poacher Who Met
Game Warden on Dating App
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'Bummer' for Poacher Who Met Game Warden on Dating App

Woman, accomplice fined in Oklahoma

(Newser) - Her first error came in shooting a deer out of season, at night, with a spotlight, and leaving all but the head and backstrap meat to rot. Her second error came in boasting about the poaching crime in conversation with a potential beau on a dating app, who turned out...

'Dine and Dash' Dater Learns His Fate

Paul Gonzales will spend 120 days in jail

(Newser) - Serial "dine and dash" dater Paul Gonzales is going to continue getting free meals—but he's not going to be able to run away afterward. The 45-year-old Los Angeles County man was sentenced to 120 days in prison Tuesday after pleading no contest to three misdemeanor counts of...

Looking for Love? Try These Places
Looking for Love?
Try These Places

Looking for Love? Try These Places

WalletHub's 10 best (and worst) picks for singles

(Newser) - They don't call it "Hotlanta" for nothing. The Georgia capital has attained the No. 1 spot on WalletHub's best cities for singles , based on the site's look at more than 180 metropolitan areas. The metrics considered everything from how much dating activities cost—from cocktail prices...

Stunner on Vietnam's Bachelor Not What Bachelor Expected

2 contestants vying for Nguyen Quoc Trung's heart end up leaving with each other—well, sort of

(Newser) - Bachelor host Chris Harrison is known for repeatedly promising "the most dramatic rose ceremony ever," but the hit ABC reality show has nothing on what just happened on its Vietnamese counterpart. Mashable calls it a "surprise plot twist," which was likely an understatement for bachelor Nguyen...

Student Emails Every Nicole in School to Get a Date

Carlos Zetina went all in

(Newser) - A Canada college student who met a woman at a bar but somehow screwed up taking down her phone number still managed to connect using a nuclear option. Carlos Zetina, a first year student at University of Calgary, knew the woman he'd met was also a student. He also...

Accused 'Dine and Dash Dater' Enters Plea

Paul Gonzales allegedly walked out on the bill with multiple women

(Newser) - A California man accused of meeting multiple women for dinner dates and then slipping away without paying the bill has pleaded not guilty. Paul Gonzales entered the plea on Friday in Los Angeles County where the 45-year-old stands charged with four felony extortion counts after two theft charges were dismissed,...

Elon Musk Brings 'Unexpected' Date to Met Gala

46-year-old SpaceX founder reportedly dating 30-year-old musician Grimes

(Newser) - The Hollywood Reporter calls them "perhaps the most unexpected couple" to show up at the Met Gala on Monday evening, and Elon Musk and Grimes certainly caused some buzz on the red carpet. Now people are wondering if the SpaceX/Tesla founder, 46, and 30-year-old Canadian musician are an actual...

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