Cast Blog: #MATCHMAKER

Omar: Junk in the Trunk

Making a Match: Patti Melts and Bravo Reunions

Making a Match: Speidi, Bad Guys & Playboy

Making a Match: The Real Perez and Sexy Sonja

Making a Match: Making Jill (and Ally) Happy

Making a Match: Crashing Chilli's Date!

Making a Match: Larry Birkhead & Melyssa Ford

Patti Turns NeNe's Bridesmaids to Brides

A Waste of a Good Mirror

Getting a Nice Guy for Rachel Uchitel

Breaking 'Matchmaker' History

Two Millionaires That Shouldn't Be Single

The Critical Dick Goes Home Alone

A Dorky Doc and a Hopeless Romantic

Carson Kressley, the Millionaire Whisperer

Patti's Vlog: Everyone Gets a Valentine!

Patti's Vlog: Patti's the Love Doctor

Patti's Vlog: Stefan Richter Tried to Date Patti!

A Bashful Beauty and a Not-So-Golden Oldie

A Shallow Old Dog and a Sweet River Rat

What Rosie Wants and a Gay Hugh Hefner

Great Expectations and the Running Man

Courtney Kerr and a Swedish Peacock

Sarcastic Cheban and a 'Man-diego' Bachelor

Sweetheart Swayze and a Virtual Phantom

Patti's Biggest, Most Tempting Mixer Yet

A Red-Hot Night for the Millionaires

Time for Some Spice: The Ginger Mixer!

Gaynor Gets the Girl (So Does Allison!)

Adam Gaynor Wins, Allison Baver Skates By

Patti Says Leave Boss at the Business

Chef K Wins One for the Lesbian Team

Mitch Berger, NFL Peter Pan, Grows Up

Johnny Out Sweets Yigit

Sweet Yigit Gets No Sugar on His Date

Just Robin Being Robin

Bye-Bye Bradley, Hello Kitty

Robin Kassner Gets Serious

The Rules According to Aimee

Matt "The Candy Man" Riviera

Time for Patti to Give Me a Raise

Omar: Junk in the Trunk

Hear from millionaire Omar about his Matchmaker experience! "Why the heck I would ever take a first date on a junk removal job?"

 

So I am the first and most likely the last guy to ever make his date "haul junk" on a TV dating show. OK I admit it was a big mistake, although the look on my date's face when I pulled up in a College Hunks Hauling Junk dump truck was kind of priceless. Rachel was a sweet girl and a great sport even though I may have "punked" her a bit. Let me first start off by trying to rationalize (with myself and everyone else) why the heck I would ever take a first date on a junk removal job.

What was I thinking?! OK, first off, I hate first dates. They suck. The same questions, the overall awkwardness, the canned laughter. They are ALWAYS the same. It feels like a job interview not a date. Second, I didn't want the girl to be wowed by me flaunting money or expensive things I wanted to really get to know her and have her get to know me. Third, if you can have fun with someone doing something that sucks like running errands or hauling junk then you can have fun doing anything. OK any girl reading this is probably rolling their eyes and saying, "You could still do all of that and NOT haul junk on a first date." I agree and it certainly backfired BUT what made me stubborn about the whole thing was trying to prove Patti wrong. From the second I mentioned my date idea she hated me. The more she hated on my idea the more I wanted to prove her wrong. She said I should do a hot air balloon ride, which I thought was the cheesiest date idea ever. But it turned out when I asked Rachel what her ideal date would have been she said "hot air balloon." D'oh! Patti is a master of her craft and I should have listened to her rather than be the stubborn guy that I can tend to be.

 

The mixer was probably the most fun experience of the show. I am used to going out to a bar and being one of many guys with only a limited number of girls to talk to. The mixer was the complete opposite. Over 25 girls surrounded Nick and me. I have NEVER been in a situation like that -- it was like a merry-go-round of females vying for our attention. It actually was a little overwhelming trying to pick a girl out of that many. I picked Rachel because she seemed very sincere and down to earth and she also seemed like she wouldn't walk out on me if I were to pick her up in a trash truck for our first date. The date started out pretty funny. Rachel was standing outside looking HOT in this sexy blue dress and heels. I pull up in my company's bright orange and green trash truck and her jaw dropped. I knew the date was doomed from the start when she slipped getting into the truck. I made Rachel put on the College Hunks Hauling Junk shirt and hat and told her we were going to go on a junk job. I specifically had told our call center reps not to book anything hard for the Los Angeles franchise that day. But I think someone wanted to throw me under the bus because the job was TERRIBLE. It was nasty carpet and renovation debris and this huge TV. At that point I realized two things: First, I made a huge mistake picking junk removal as the mega date idea. Second, I actually had to complete this horrible job. Patti was right.

All in all it was a fun experience and I got to learn a lot about myself. I thought I had game and could win a girl in ANY situation, but I guess my game is weaker than I thought! At the end of the day we met lots of cool people, Nick got a haircut (finally) and I fulfilled my dream of valeting a dump truck at a 5 star restaurant. I can't hide the fact that I love what I do and I love College Hunks Hauling Junk (www.1800JunkUSA.com) If there are any girls out there that want to go on a junk hauling date with me and at least pretend to like it LET ME KNOW! I still want to prove Patti wrong and show her that there is a girl out there that loves junk as much as I do. Call us at 1-800 Junk-USA or find me on twitter: twitter.com/omarjunkman.

Making a Match: Speidi, Bad Guys & Playboy

Patti talks working with Speidi to break Stephanie Pratt of her bad boy habit and setting up former Playmate Kari Whitman.

Season 8 of The Millionaire Matchmaker is one of the most dramatic ever. This time around, Patti Stanger is helping plenty of unlikely clients find love, from Perez Hilton and 'Chili' Thomas to Real Miami Housewife Marysol Patton.

Each week, we're asking Patti to weigh in on every episode in her exclusive vlog. She'll tackle the good (a real-life 'Ghost' moment), the bad (boys in Stephanie Pratt's case)—and the hilarious (a man pole dancing for Speidi!). 

This week, she talks about setting up Stephanie Pratt, Playboy Bunnny Kari Whitman and more. Check out the latest episode vlog below and watch past episodes here.

So this week I have Stephanie Pratt, Spencer Pratt's sister! She is drop dead smokin' gorgeous. The problem is she dates bad boys. Bad boys who have no bank accounts. Bad boys who won't even take her to dinner! So, I decide that Speidi needs to come in and help me with recruiting. I mean I need Spencer. He is the voice of reason. And you know what I notice that Spencer and Heidi are so madly in love. 

I also decided to fix up Kari Whitman this week. She used to be engaged to Don Johnson among many other stars. Kari needs to cleanse bad habits and old habits that were clinging to her exes. Kari needs a little bit of loosening up because she's like a stiff girl. She's got like a stick up her ass. She's all hoity-toity. Like, the botox don't move, neither do the tits. 

She's got like a stick up her ass. She's all hoity-toity. Like, the botox don't move, neither do the tits.

If there's anyone literally who can help Kari detox, it's Tracy Anderson. She's like a mad scientist that can help get your inner balance. Before we meet the guys, Tracy gives us a whole new exercise routine, which by the way I've been using -- and do you see that? That's from Tracy Anderson. Now, we're recruiting for Kari. So these guys come in. They're drop dead gorgeous and they're all dress in workout gear. 
 
So we decide, my team and I, that we're going to do a dinner mixer. Stephanie is leaning toward Trevor the whole time. But we also like Dutch, who's a really great guy. So it's Dutch or Trevor, Dutch or Trevor. We're not sure yet, but those two are in it to win it. Kari totally likes Kevin and Emilio. So I was really, really shocked because Kari chose Emilio. I wasn't sure she was going to go that way. But then Stephanie chose what I wanted, which was Trevor!
Trevor and Stephanie had this amazing dinner at Beach Cafe on the Santa Monica Pier. They won prizes on the pier, they went on the Ferris wheel. And they kissed!
 
Kari met Emilio at the pottery shop where they had a lesson of getting dirty with clay. It was a real Ghost moment, very sexy. They went for oysters and Emilio created a special drink for her and they shared a sexy kiss. That was a really romantic date, by the way.
 
Really proud of my clients this week and as always, they nailed it! These two found love, it was awesome this week. Best week yet!