1.8 Million Ugly People Turned Away Over Two Weeks, as BeautifulPeople.com
Goes Global

    BeautifulPeople.com reveals the world's most beautiful inhabitants as 1.8
    million are rejected

<p><location>LONDON</location>, <chron>Nov. 10</chron> /CNW/ -- <a href="http://www.BeautifulPeople.com">www.BeautifulPeople.com</a>, the elite dating site for beautiful people only, went live across the globe on Monday, the 26th of October.  Over the past two weeks, the site has rejected nearly 1.8 million unattractive people from 190 countries.  From the total number of hopefuls, only 360,000 new members have been admitted.  <location>Sweden</location>, <location>Brazil</location> and <location>Norway</location> are proving to be the most beautiful countries overall, with applicants from <location>Germany</location> and the UK among the least successful.</p>

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<p>BeautifulPeople.com now has a global membership which exceeds 540,000.  Up to 4 million unique visitors visit the site daily.  Wherever the site has launched, it has sparked controversy and debate.  It has even spawned rival websites catering to rejects and various attempts have been made to block the service in the <location>Middle East</location>.</p>
<p><person>Robert Hintze</person>, founder of BeautifulPeople.com, said: "Despite considerable backlash against us, the numbers don't lie - we are catering to a very clear demand.  BeautifulPeople.com may be morally ugly to our critics, but our growing success is a very beautiful truth."</p>

    So who are the fairest of them all?

<p><person>Greg Hodge</person>, managing director of BeautifulPeople.com said: "<location>Sweden</location> and <location>Brazil</location> are proving to be the most aesthetically blessed nations in the world.  German men and women aren't faring well, but they are submitting stern images, they need to soften up.  The same is true of Russian men, although the fact remains that many are just extremely unattractive.</p>
<p>"I would say Britain is stumbling because they don't spend as much time polishing up their appearance and they are letting themselves down on physical 'fitness.'  Next to Brazilian and Scandinavian beauties, British people just aren't as toned or glamorous."</p>
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     Top 21 male success rates from 100%    Top 21 female success rates from
       of new applications within each       100% of new applications within
                  territory                          each territory
     -----------------------------------    ----------------------------------
      65% Sweden (65% of Swedish men who    76% Norway (76% of Norwegian women
      have applied to the site have been     who have applied to the site have
                  accepted)                          been accepted)
     -----------------------------------    ----------------------------------
                  45% Brazil                             68% Sweden
                  ----------                             ----------
                 40% Denmark                            66% Iceland
                 -----------                            -----------
                   39% Italy                             45% Brazil
                   ---------                             ----------
                37% Portugal                             44% Russia
                ------------                             ----------
               28% Argentina                                37% USA
               -------------                                -------
                  28% Norway                             35% France
                  ----------                             ----------
                   25% Spain                              26% Italy
                   ---------                              ---------
                     24% USA                             24% Canada
                     -------                             ----------
                  23% Canada                             23% Turkey
                  ----------                             ----------
               20% Australia                              22% Spain
               -------------                              ---------
                  20% France                          21% Australia
                  ----------                          -------------
                  20% Turkey                          19% Argentina
                  ----------                          -------------
                   18% Korea                             19% Mexico
                   ---------                             ----------
                   17% China                           16% Portugal
                   ---------                           ------------
                   15% Japan                              16% India
                   ---------                              ---------
                   15% India                          15% Lithuania
                   ---------                          -------------
                 15% Germany                              15% Korea
                 -----------                              ---------
                      12% UK                              15% China
                      ------                              ---------
                   9% Russia                                 15% UK
                   ---------                                 ------
                   9% Poland                            13% Germany
                   ---------                            -----------

<p>*NB the <location>Middle East</location> has been unable to join in large numbers as the site is blocked in many Middle Eastern areas. However, thousands have managed to bypass these barriers regardless. Within the <location>Middle East</location>, Iranian women are so far the most popular.</p>

    How BeautifulPeople.com works

<p>The way that BeautifulPeople.com works is simple.  A potential member applies with a photo and a brief profile.  Over 48 hours, existing members of the opposite sex vote whether or not to admit them in to their exclusive fold.   Options are 'Yes definitely', 'Hmm yes, O.K', 'Hmm no, not really' and 'NO Definitely NOT'.   The system is completely democratic and the majority vote is final.</p>
<p>The kudos of being accepted is currently prompting 400 hopeful members to submit applications every minute during peak traffic times.</p>

    An elite global lifestyle

    Members of BeautifulPeople.com enjoy:
    --  Glamorous parties and a jet set global network
    --  Approaches by leading film and TV companies
    --  Potential contracts from top modelling agencies

    --  Extended professional networks, through partnerships between
        BeautifulPeople.com and leading businesses

    BeautifulPeople.com is known to quickly and successfully bring people
    --  More than 10,000 serious relationships have been founded through
    --  More than 400 beautiful babies have been born to members

    --  More than 80,000 members have had a romantic interlude through

    BeautifulPeople.com is located at www.BeautifulPeople.com


For further information: For further information: Miki Haines-Sanger, or Remy Le Fevre, both of Golden Goose PR, GB +44 207 376 0070, GB +44 7900 690 574, beautifulpeople@goldengoosepr.com, for BeautifulPeople.com

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