Cast Blog: #MATCHMAKER

A Dorky Doc and a Hopeless Romantic

Patti can lead her millionaires to a golf course, but can't make them hit a hole in one.

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What a week! My first millionaire is Dr. Emil Chynn, he’s a super smart eye surgeon who lives in Manhattan, but can’t find love. What gives? His problem is he’s so technical minded, he has no idea how to romance a woman. No freakin’ idea. He even has a list of all the requirements a woman has to meet before they can date. It’s like a page long. That’s not how you find love, that’s how you hire an employee. 

My other millionaire, Daniel Passov. He’s tall, handsome, Jewish, and owns a successful t-shirt company in San Diego. Why hasn’t someone snatched him up already? These type of guys are never single. Daniel’s problem is that he’s more in love with the idea of meeting a woman in some magical Hollywood moment than he is in actually building a relationship. I need to get him to stop being moonstruck and start doing the work to build a lasting relationship like the one his parents have. Times are different, it doesn’t just fall into your lap like magic. 

Daniel ends up selecting Ariel for his master date. She’s perfect for him: beautiful, smart, ambitious, Jewish. She’s even spent time in Israel. Daniel takes her to make her own perfume, which is such an awesome date idea. I loved it. They both had a great time. I hope it’s not too long before Daniel’s stepping on the glass. Mazel tov!

Dr. Chynn picked Stephanie, a beautiful psychologist. This should be a slam dunk, but Dr. Chynn blows it. Shocker. He starts grilling her with questions like, "How soon does she want to have kids?" This is a first date, not a job interview. 

At least Dr. Chynn realizes what he did wrong. Hopefully on the next date he can actually bring some subtly and romance. I can lead the doctor to the gold course, but I can’t force him to hit a hole in one. 

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Making a Match: Brooklyn Chooses Sizzle vs. Substance

Patti dishes on what it was like working with Thicker Than Water Brooklyn Tankard and getting a New York player to start take matchmaking seriously.

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 RHOA’s Kenya Moore and Sheree Whitfield to rap royalty Romeo Miller.

Each week, we're asking Patti to weigh in on every episode in her exclusive vlog. She'll tackle the good (Brooklyn on French kissing), the bad (Amit’s beard)—and the hilarious (Patti’s New York accent!).

This week, she talks about setting up Thicker Than Water's Brooklyn Tankard and teaching this Long Island divorcee to stop looking for love at the clubs. Check out the latest episode vlog below and watch past episodes here.

Brooklyn Tankard the star of Thicker Than Water is up this week. Brooklyn is pretty funny and exciting, she’s a little bit off though. She’s basically a single mom with a daughter and you know she doesn’t get to meet quality men, she really hasn’t found her equal.

My other client this week is liquor entrepreneur Amit Ram, he’s from Long Island. He’s got this awful f---ing beard on his face. Girls in the clubs like his beard, yeah, yeah in 1959 they do, not in 2015.

For those two we chose to do a Hot Seat Mixer. That means Brooklyn and Amit interview potential dates and if they don’t like someone they can kick them out of the hot seat, but if they like them, they get to stay. So it’s kind of like musical chairs.

Brooklyn goes through a bunch of guys and some of them are really awesome. I personally love Jason, he’s tall, he’s older, he’s been divorced, he has kids, he’s a very solid guy. But Brooklyn’s got her eye on Michael who's a bit younger, really hot, super sexy, has sort of a football player look -- and she can’t take her eyes off of him. Instead of going for the substance she’s going for the sizzle.

Meanwhile, Amit chose a great little petite girl named Daniella, she’s also a gym rat like him, they have a lot in common. He’s taken her on an interesting date, free-running training, you know when run and when you jump and you climb, it’s kind of extreme dating. They’re both pretty bad at it, but they love working out so they have a really great time. Then he takes her to a nice dinner at a classy place, Miceli’s.

I just hope Brooklyn took some of my lessons with her back to Nashville, because she needs a lot of work.

Patti Stanger

Brooklyn had a really nice date with Michael, they went peddle boating. But Michael didn’t ask much about Brooklyn, and this didn’t really work out for her because she likes to be the center of attention. So I don’t think that she chose well. I think it should’ve been Jason, which is the one I wanted her to go out with all along. I just hope she took some of my lessons with her back to Nashville because she needs a lot of work. I bet she'll be back again next time.      

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