Dating site for pretty people
The cull was conducted by Beautiful of members whose looks they say no longer come up to the 'rigorous standards expected' of the 'exclusive community' and who now need to look for love elsewhere.'They are also offering free mentoring with one of the site's beauty mentors, who have volunteered to give their time to help improve the looks, style and confidence of anyone who wants join or rejoin the site.'Entry to Beautiful is only possible after passing a democratic rating process, where members of the opposite sex vote 'Yes definitely', 'Hmm yes, O.
K', 'Hmm no, not really' and 'NO Definitely NOT' based on photographs and a brief profile submitted by new applicants.
A self-proclaimed “elite” dating website has removed around 3,000 members because they were "letting themselves go".
Beautiful describes itself as the “largest internet dating community exclusively for the beautiful” and puts people’s photographs to a members’ vote to decide if they are allowed in.
"We're two days in, and we've had over 600 people apply," he said.
Mentoring is currently free, but Hodge envisions monetizing it.
Hodge acknowledges that attraction is a strong criterion when romantically approaching prospective mates, and attempts to transfer this aspect of dating onto the website.
"It's a tough business model, because most of the people that knock on the door don't get in." A new way to join the 'Mile High Club,' for a fee So now he's created a mentoring program cheekily called "Adopt an Ugly Person." In the new program, Beautiful People members ranging from stylists to therapists volunteer to coach applicants on how to be more, well, beautiful.
The website has attracted considerable controversy in the media and much criticism since its inception due to its exclusive business model of only allowing perceived attractive men and women to join the dating community.