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OUCH! Dating Site Rejects Poor People

Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger
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LUXY, a dating app for the rich, is trying to stir up trouble by blocking registrants from “poor countries” like India, China and African countries. In fact, over the past three weeks, the site’s PR team boasts that they’ve rejected 6,000 poor people from 190 countries.

“In order to remove the riff raff from the LUXY app, our first step was to remove registrants from poor countries like India, China and African countries,” said Tim T., CEO of LUXY who typically goes nameless in company releases and info. “But we opened the gates to those in United States, Japan, Dubai, Europe and many other areas of the world.”

Darren Shuster, spokesman for LUXY, remarked, “Despite considerable backlash against us, the numbers don’t lie — we are catering to a upscale and engaged audience.”

Taking a sensitive approach, the CEO has dubbed the site “Tinder minus the poor people.”

Average male users of the site, they say, earn on average over $200,000 a year.

They ask, “Who doesn’t want to date someone who is both attractive and wealthy?”

And really twisting the knife, the secret CEO adds, “With the rise of high-speed digital dating, it’s about time somebody introduced a filter to weed out low-income prospects by neighborhood.”

One question: Does this guy want rocks through his windows?

On a more serious note, why does the CEO remain anonymous? “Tim T. simply goes by Tim T.,” Shuster told The Mirror. “The idea is to have some control over who is allowed to join the exclusive community of wealthy individuals. That’s the whole point of the site.”