Moral: money can buy attention, but not happy marriage or true love Rong Weiyi, an expert of gender study said: “Audition for dating rich men is no longer strange in recent years; it reflects the growing materialism in society, flaunting wealth and worship of money is damaging social customs.”“Some parents take their daughters to the rich matchmaking, in other words, parents want to find a rich family for their girls,” said Zhou Xiaopeng, an expert with Baihe, a well-known matchmaking website in China.
I was walking down Beijing's Sanlitun Village when I heard a voice call out, "Meinu! " I turned around to see a young woman exclaim, "I've been following you since the traffic light, meinu! " It was an odd question, but as a matter of fact, I was, so I answered honestly. She worked for a company called the Golden Bachelor Dating Agency, which finds matches for "high-caliber men." How high-caliber?
When it first began airing, a female contestant, Ma Nuo, responded to an invitation by a poor young man to take a ride on his bicycle by saying, “I would rather cry in a BMW.” Her put-down generated a huge outcry among viewers, social commentators, and government officials.
At a weekend marriage market in central Shanghai, where parents gather to find mates for their sons or daughters, the trait listed at the top of virtually every handwritten poster trumpeting the suitability of a single man is his income or assets.
by Adrienne Mong The full article was originally published at Behind The Wall, but is no longer available.
Dating are more like business deals and it seems marriage seeking got a price tag today. Rich A high-end matchmaking company held the fifth round of audition for single women to meet rich bachelors in July, and 60 women who went through several founds of audition were selected from 60,000 contestants to date with 50 billionaire singleton in Maldives.
Holt Renfrew, Vancouver’s equivalent of Barneys, is one of Weymi’s customary weekend haunts, though she is aware of its limitations.
“It doesn’t compare to Vegas, where there is obviously a better selection,” she explained as we drove there.
G., a 42-year-old Manhattan-based risk consultant for banks, had no idea he was being played.
(He asked that only his initials be used for privacy reasons.) “She masked the ‘take men for what you can get’ mentality so well,” he recalls — at least at first.