Posts tagged "the millionaire matchmaker"

Study: Setting People Up Makes The Matchmaker Feel Good

A new series of studies has found that matchmaking brings a whole lot of happiness — but not necessarily to the couple. Rather, the matchmaker herself enjoys the greatest benefits of bringing others together.

We knew there was a method to the “Millionaire Matchmaker”‘s madness.

By: Claire Hannum / February 12, 2014

Patti Stanger To Set Herself Up On “The Millionaire Matchmaker”

For four seasons now, Patti Stanger has been helping multi-million dollar peens do their picking on her show, “The Millionaire Matchmaker.” It has long been one of our favorite guilty pleasures—despite Patti’s vendetta against curly hair and New York women (“They’re really stupid women in New York”)—both for the WTF moments dating moments and the…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 3, 2011

Patti Stanger Tried To Set Up Judith Regan And Sumner Redstone

On this season of “The Millionaire Matchmaker,” Patti Stanger has been in New York City, since apparently the single ladies here have been begging her for years to help. And in general, she seems to pretty much detest NY women. “L.A. is flaky and New York is snotty,” she explains. “‘Oh, excuse me, did you…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 10, 2010

What Are Your 5 Non-Negotiables?

The New York season of “The Millionaire Matchmaker” has been a little rough to watch so far. Between Patti Stanger’s broken engagement, her emotional outbursts (mostly at the new intern), and her total lack of comprehension of the NYC dating scene, she’s been in a noticeably foul mood. However, her concept of the five non-negotiables,…

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 11, 2010

Ask Destin Pfaff From “The Millionaire Matchmaker” A Question!

Since we met Patti Stanger a mere two years ago, we’ve fallen in love with Bravo’s “The Millionaire Matchmaker.” We don’t always agree with the advice she doles out Tuesdays at 9 p.m., but her brutal honesty is irresistible — even if it requires her to say some harsh words about a girl’s hair, or…

By: The Frisky / March 24, 2010

Patti Stanger Is Engaged. Here’s Why We’re So Happy For Her.

Patti Stanger, aka Bravo’s “Millionaire Matchmaker,” is finally engaged! After five years of dating her real-estate executive boyfriend, Andy Friedman, he finally proposed to her while on vacation in Maui for her 48th birthday. Surprisingly, the third generation matchmaker, with a self-proclaimed 99 percent success rate, met Friedman––click here to see a picture of him––through…

By: Justine Fields / July 23, 2009

How Gay Millionaires Date

I had been feeling lost without the weekly wisdom (ha) from The Millionaire Matchmaker‘s Patti Stanger. Luckily, there are some exclusive interviews online, including the one above, in which Patti discusses how gay and lesbian dating is different from heterosexual dating. In it, she pontificates on how rich, ugly gay men date hot…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 20, 2008

The Women on Millionaire Matchmaker Are Exactly What They Seem

Heads might roll in Patti Stanger’s office today. It seems that she or her Millionaire’s Club staff did not vet all of the women who they set their rich clients up with for The Millionaire Matchmaker, and TMZ reports that Cidney, the women who was proposed to on Tuesday night’s episode, has modeled for Playboy.

By: Catherine Strawn / March 6, 2008

Romance On TV: A Marriage Proposal

Last night was the season finale of The Millionaire Matchmaker (sadness!), and, of course, it ended on a positive note. While having a romantic evening in Las Vegas, Paul, a Jewish, self-made millionaire from Azerbaijan, proposes to his shocked date, Cidney. Her response is, “I’ll consider it,” because she wants them to get…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 5, 2008

Romance On TV: Millionaire Matchmaker Recap

Last night’s Millionaire Matchmaker featured Brendan, a young (26!) New Jersey millionaire, and Robby, aka “The Roller Rapper,” who is 39 and just finished roller-skating across the country on what he calls his “Love Tour,” raising money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

By: Catherine Strawn / February 27, 2008

Romance On TV: No Love For Short Millionaires

There are times when I struggle being a person of limited height, i.e., when I want a box of cereal on the top shelf at the grocery store, when I need to replace the battery in my smoke alarm, or when I want to kiss a guy who is 6’4” and I’m not wearing heels.

By: Catherine Strawn / February 20, 2008

Romance On TV: When A Millionaire Meditates, His Date Will Lose Interest

Last night’s Millionaire Matchmaker featured Peter, who designs and markets cosmetics, and sells videos of himself doing Qi Gong, along with buddies Tai and German (pronounced “Hair-Mon”) who want to do everything together, including meet their dates shirtless. (They should become friends with Matthew McConaughey.)

Peter is an Aquarius, new to Malibu, and, through…

By: Catherine Strawn / February 13, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: A Treatise On Undressing Men

An excerpt for a 1,000+ word article on how to undress a man: “For the woman doing the undressing, [taking off a tie] will involve giving him a smouldering [sic] look while creating sufficient slack before the knot turns into an impenetrable lump, then looping the tie over his head. If you get really desperate,…

By: Catherine Strawn / February 11, 2008

Romance On TV: The Millionaire Matchmaker Vetoes Curly Hair

The Millionaire Matchmaker has completely sucked me in. Last night, Patti dealt clients Lonnie (as in Lonnie Moore, co-owner of the Dolce Group, which owns clubs like Les Deux in LA) and Patrick, who is a “diamond in the rough,” according to Patti. (He wears the same clothes he wore 20 years ago.) Here’s a…

By: Catherine Strawn / February 6, 2008

Romance On TV: Dating A Millionaire Means No Sex

There is something fascinating in seeing how the obscenely rich live. Who hasn’t drooled over the mansions in Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous or obsessed about Tony Hawk’s personal skate park on MTV Cribs? And now, with Bravo’s The Millionaire Matchmaker, you get to see how they date. Or at least how they date…

By: Catherine Strawn / January 30, 2008