Cast Blog: #MATCHMAKER

Teddy Bears and Dr. Frankensteins

Ep 2: Patti gives us the scoop on her two Millionaires, who couldn't have been more different.

Read Patti's full transcript after the jump!

This week we have Steve and Alex. Steve is from Queens. He’s got a hip-hop vibe, but he’s really a teddy bear inside. Alex is kind of Mr. Frankenstein. He does plastic surgery for a living but also does it on his girlfriends and his ex-wives.

I went to Steve in his house: he has gold records hanging everywhere, he has gold chains hanging off his neck, he’s wearing an Adidas sweatshirt; he’s totally the music manager experience. For Alex it’s not the same. I go to his house; he lives in a sterile castle. There’s not one thing out of place. He’s “perfection” in the plastic surgery department, which means that he likes to redo his girlfriends, his ex-wives, anyone he dates.

For Steve I’m looking for the Khourtney Kardashian look alike—you know the little cute little spinner type, a little attitude, dark hair, really smoldering skin. But for Alex, he’s looking for the Kate Beckinsale type. Hopefully he won’t want to re-do her face, because Kate’ face is perfect. At the mixer Steve looked amazing, he’s dressed great, and he picked Jessica and Lisa, but it was Jessica who won out in the end. At the mixer, Alex chose Courtney and Valerie, but in the end, Valerie won, and that was a great choice for him.

Steve took Jessica, his date, to a DJ academy and a really fabulous romantic Chinese dinner, and then there was this big kiss at the end, and they did fabulously; both people liked each other. So Alex’s date didn’t go as well. He took her to Café Azul, which is fantastic, but then he took her back to his home, which is a no-no of the Club. He brought her back for some dessert and brought in this crazy-ass girl to deliver it; turned out it was one of his ex-girlfriends- and she was running around scantily clad! This was a test, he says. A test for what? Valerie was heartbroken, because who would do this to someone on the first date!?

Steve did great. He found a girl who really loves his Queens-tough-teddy-bear side, and really wants to spend the rest of her life with him. But Alex? No so much. Alex did a horrible job. He not only brought another girl on the date, which is a no-no EVER, but he brought in a butt cake, which is so inappropriate. First of all, who brings another girl on a date? Second of all, who gives someone a butt cake? There is no help for this guy.

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Making a Match: A Bachelor's Bachelor

Patti Stanger dishes on getting dog out of of Bachelor star Jesse Kovacs and getting AJ Johnson to let go of control. 

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 Bravo's own Sheree Whitfield to musician Adam O'Rourke!

Each week, we're asking Patti to weigh in on every episode in her exclusive vlog. She'll tackle the good (ditching the douche), the bad (AJ standing up his second date)—and the hilarious (did Patti just say she loves porn?!). 

This week, she talks about finding the perfect match for The Bachelor's infamous Jesse Kovacs, Candace Smith's pal and perfectionist AJ Johnson and more. Check out the latest episode vlog below and watch past episodes here.

This was a fun week I had two clients, AJ Johnson from Chicagolicious and Jesse Kovacs -- he’s been on several versions of The Bachelor.

I’ll start with AJ: he wants the perfect partner in business, life and love. Candace tells me he is a control freak and she is not kidding. I call him Mr. Cuffington because he likes putting girls in cuffs and he wants to control their look, what they say, how they act. He is a mess, but he is a nice guy. If he continues to put the cuffs on the girls he’s going to drive down lonely lane. I have an idea of how I’m going to do this mixer, but at first I introduce AJ to a fellow stylist mister blow out himself Jonathan Anton. He is in the same business as AJ and he’s had a lot of success.

On to my other client, when I meet Jesse Kovacs he’s nice and he’s handsome, so why does he have trouble finding love? Because he has a terrible reputation. He just wants to meet a nice girl who likes him for who he is and isn’t pre-judging him, but I need to get deeper. He knows he’s screwed up and he’s willing to change.

Jesse Kovacs is nice and he’s handsome, so why does he have trouble finding love? Because he has a terrible reputation.


For both these guys I want to do a special mixer. In this mixer were going to play a little game and my clients aren’t going to be able to see the girls. This works out great and AJ whittles his choice down to beautiful pageant girl Melissa and Jesse chooses cute little Kate.

AJ takes Melissa on a very romantic day of wine tasting in Malibu, they even get to stomp around in the grapes and they ended up having dinner at Geoffrey’s overlooking the water. I hope they will see each other again and I know

AJ has learned a lot from this.

Jesse also had some success. He and Kate had a playful date go-kart racing and I think they really hit it off, we’ll see. But I think both of my guys have learned a lot about themselves and about love.

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