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A Red-Hot Night for the Millionaires

Patti is finally convinced to do a mixer for red-heads only, and is ecstatic at Dr. Chris's and Damian's results.

Read Patti's full transcript after the jump:Damian is an art dealer in Aspen. He has a HUGE personality. He says he loves to party, and when he parties, it’s 110%. His celebrity crush is… me. Can you believe that? But with red hair. Oh my God, am I scared or what? He wants to tone down his party side and find the right girl.

Dr. Chris is a radiologist from Los Angeles with two girls. He just got divorced a year ago. He seems a bit bitter because he tests girls. He dates 25-year-olds… like that’s gonna work! His daughters say they’re too young. His celeb crush is Ginger from Gilligan’s Island. Both guys love red-heads. That’s right… it’s red-head week.

I met Damian at Café del Rey and he’s got a bottle of wine in front of him. He loves drinking and partying. His last girlfriend lasted two years and it ended because she cheated on him. He wants marriage and kids, but the partying needs to stop in order for that to happen.

When I met Dr. Chris, I confronted him about his bitterness. He shouldn’t test girls, because he’ll come off as a bitter old man. He needs to date a girl around his age that is age appropriate. He’s fine with girls who have kids; he seems really open to this.



For Damian, I’m looking for petite girls who can handle his personality and for Dr. Chris, I’m looking for mature, sassy girls who are looking to get serious. This is our first red-headed mixer. Damian immediately hits it off with Amy and they connect instantly. He also connects with Beck over their love for the movies. He chooses Amy and Beck as his mini dates; for his master date, he chooses Amy.Dr. Chris makes rounds, and finds himself choosing Amy Jane, the Marine, and Nicole, the nuclear reactor girl -- what a combo! For his master date, he chooses Amy Jane.

Damian takes Amy up to Aspen for their date; how romantic is that?! They take a gondola up the mountain and drink champagne. On the way down, they find themselves in the middle of a lightning storm. Amy is pretty scared, but all is good when they finally make it to the bottom.

Dr. Chris and Amy Jane meet up at the chocolate factory and taste all types of chocolates. That’s really romantic! Dinner arrives, and it’s at a Boston lobster truck -- Amy Jane’s favorite!  They eat, and they eat, and they dessert it, and he gives her a book that he wrote for his daughters that he published himself. She loves it!Damian and Amy hit it off and have plans to see each other again. He seems like he’s tamed his wild ways. Love connection! Dr. Chris and Amy Jane hit it out of the park -- Amy Jane said it was the greatest date she’s ever been on. They’ve been dating each other since, and they’re madly in love. Two for two, a red-headed mixer; it was an amazing week!

Making a Match: Beauty, Bikinis and Breaking The Rules

Patti dishes on helping Julissa Bermudez pick the right guys and why she almost had to throw Adam O'Rourke out!

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 Dina Lohan and Bravo's own Sonja Morgan to rap legend Romeo Miller, aka Lil' Romeo!

Each week, we're asking Patti to weigh in on every episode in her exclusive vlog. She'll tackle everything from picking the right guy to calling vs. texting. Hint: real men call. 

This week, she talks about finding Mr. Right for gorgeous TV host Julissa Bermudez, teaching rocker Adam O'Rourke a lesson in starting over and more. Check out the latest episode vlog below and watch past episodes here.

I had really interesting clients this week. First up Julissa Bermudez, she is a TV host and she’s been on tons of networks all over the place she is drop dead gorgeous. I don’t know why she’s coming to me to find a relationship but I figure out right away it’s not about meeting the guy, it’s about meeting the right guy.

She is starting to realize that while the alpha guys are hot, they don’t really want her for her. She’s got to shake the habit of going with these alpha guys so I set her up with Tiffany Haddish who’s a famous comedian. She’s Arsenio’s sidekick, a no nonsense girl. She’s hot, she dates in Hollywood but she is not afraid to tell it how it is. Julissa gets it, Tiffany is smart.

My other client this week is Adam O'Rourke. He’s gotten to the point where he wanted to settle down and he wasn’t meeting any quality women, so he pretends to be a tough guy when he’s actually really nice. And I’m actually happy to set him up.

So we do some recruiting at the Leica Gallery in West Hollywood. A museum or a gallery is a great way to find young, sophisticated singles and we size up a bunch of guys and girls for a classy dinner mixer with Julissa and Adam.

The next day we introduce Julissa to four great guys and Adam to four great girls. They all sit down at the private club and get to know each other.

Julissa ends up picking a great guy named Sam; he’s a successful real estate entrepreneur. He is handsome but laidback and isn’t the guy who needs to be alpha all the time. If Julissa can get to like a guy like that, then she might be on her way to true love.

Meanwhile, Adam chooses a beautiful blonde named Hailey. She and Adam certainly have chemistry so I am happy with this choice.

Sam takes Julissa out to paint some pottery, which is actually a cool move, they get to talk and do something creative together. But then he also brings the romance with drinks and dinner at the Georgian at the beautiful Santa Monica Hotel. Julissa gets to feel cherished; I hope she likes the feeling.

Meanwhile, Adam makes his first mistake of the week; he invites Hailey back to his house. Usually I’d kick him out of the club for things like this, but it turns out he heard her say she’s never had her man cook for her and he wanted to fulfill her wish. Okay, I’ll let him slide on this one. He was a gentleman even when she put on her bikini to sunbathe in the backyard. Good job, Adam.

At the end I think Julissa learned to go for the guy who lets her be the star and Adam got a lesson in starting over. I hope they both take what they learned into the future. We will see.

 

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