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'First Dates' Contestant Tricks Date Into Thinking She's Won £100K

Rachel Pugh

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'First Dates' Contestant Tricks Date Into Thinking She's Won £100K

Every bitter single person will know that bad first dates are the actual worst, and provide nothing but a toe-curling story to tell your mates after everything goes tits up.

But if you think you've been unlucky, spare a thought for poor Georgia - a 'First Dates' contestant who got tricked into thinking she'd won £100k on a scratchard ON NATIONAL TELEVISION. The shame.

The whole prank started when Georgia's date, also called Georgia (you can't make this stuff up), handed her a dodgy scratchcard as a gift.

Passing it to her, Georgia number two exclaimed: "I didn't know what to bring, so I actually brought you a scratchcard. Good luck!"

Georgia number one quickly rubbed off the card, and couldn't believe her eyes when she appeared to have won big.

Credit: Channel 4
Credit: Channel 4

Like most of us would, she didn't hesitate in listing through things she wanted to spend her newfound fortune on - including a last-minute holiday and no less than three Range Rovers. Fancy.

However, she came back to earth with a bump after realising the card was a fake, exclaiming: "Are you f***ing joking?!"

Unsurprisingly, viewers were quick to react, with many slamming the savage attempt at humour.


"I really fell for that scratchcard win of £100k then finding out it was fake I'd just walk out on my date just from sheer disappointment of all the things I can't buy with no £100k lol," said one unsuspecting Twitter user.

Another said: "Fake scratchcard... Scratch her eyes out Georgia." (Bit savage).

"Honestly I would've binned off anyone who pulled that fake scratchcard gag," said somebody else.

And, as if that wasn't all awkward enough, it also transpired that Georgia had already been on a date with other Georgia's niece. THE HORROR.

But despite all the odds , the two Georgias actually turned out to really like each other, and ended the date with a cute kiss and an agreement to see one another again. The course of true love never does run smooth, I guess.

Topics: Entertainment News, TV News, TV Entertainment, first dates

Rachel Pugh
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