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This Guy Wanting To Go Dutch On "First Dates" Is Beyond Cringe

Going Dutch = splitting the bill.

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We all know that First Dates can be cringe AF.

Seventy-eight per cent of watching First Dates is you at home looking at the television screen and then looking at the person next to you, saying "Oh god, no."
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Seventy-eight per cent of watching First Dates is you at home looking at the television screen and then looking at the person next to you, saying "Oh god, no."

Last night's episode featured one of the cringiest moments yet. My GOD. Meet Elaine and Steve.

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They hit it off straightaway. Elaine had a love of music, Steve is a music producer, and they both love dancing.

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They seriously got on.

They then talked about love.
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They then talked about love.

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It made you go "This is going to be loooooove."

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It basically hit the "hot tamale" level on that Love-Matic Grampa from The Simpsons.

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They then danced in the goddamn restaurant.

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Check please.

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AND THEN STEVE WENT TO PAY THE BILL.

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AND IT ALL CAME CRASHING DOWN.

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AND. THEN. IT. GOT. EVEN. WORSE.

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I love you, Elaine.

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In the interview bit afterwards, Elaine was like: "I am shocked. I am still trying to get over it, really. However, I am going to reserve judgment until I speak to him."

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Here's his defence. Steve, who didn't regret his decision, said: "I'm an equal opportunities kind of guy."

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And then when the interviewer offscreen asked them whether they would go on another date, it was as awkward as these next two images.

This image is screaming.
First Dates / Twenty Twenty Television / Channel 4

This image is screaming.

"He had his day in court, and he was adamant that he did the right thing, which is fine if that is the way he is. I don't want to be with someone who is like that. I don't."

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Her final line: "I'm worth a lot more than that."

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So let's work this out.

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In short:

First Dates: Valentine's Special can be watched on All 4.

 
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