First Dates leaves viewers divided as girl is left livid when date asks her to separate invoice (Image: Channel 4)
First Dates left its viewers fully divided when it comes who ought to be paying the invoice on the finish of date.
Wednesday night time’s episode of the present was a glance again at outdated First Date episodes the place issues didn’t go so nicely – together with one date that noticed music producer Steve awkwardly ask his date Elaine to ‘go Dutch’ with him on the finish of dinner when it got here to paying up.
Elaine and Steve had been first seen on First Dates in 2017 and their date had began off nicely, with the couple even having fun with a dance collectively mid-way by their meal.
They’d been discussing Steve probably cooking Elaine dinner within the close to future earlier than issues royally went south when the waitress arrived to take a fee.
Confronted with the invoice, Steve received somewhat greater than awkward as he shoved the receipt for dinner in Elaine’s face and stated: ‘I ain’t received that.’
When Elaine requested Steve ‘what precisely he was asking her,’ he requested the waitress to offer them a minute, earlier than turning to Elaine and saying: ‘So, we could go Dutch?’
Steve cheekily prompt ‘going Dutch’ over the invoice (Image: Channel 4)
The transfer left Elaine ‘very, very upset’ (Image: Channel 4)
Elaine was left shaking her head as she put some cash down and Steve then requested for ’10 quid extra’, earlier than telling the digital camera: ‘I’m shocked, I’m nonetheless making an attempt to recover from it.’
Whereas she stated she was going to carry off on judging Steve till talking with him, she did add that she was feeling ‘very, very upset’ together with her date.
‘I’ve some considerations… in regards to the invoice,’ Elaine stated, because the pair reunited onscreen following their dinner, with Steve cheekily responding: ‘I’m about equal alternatives, aren’t I darling?’
As anticipated, each agreed to go their separate methods, with Elaine remarking: ‘I don’t wish to be with someone like that that, I don’t, I’m sorry.’
Outraged followers watching flocked to Twitter and it appears like many had been divided on whether or not Steve ought to have requested Elaine to pay her means.
‘Name me quaint however the man ought to all the time pay on the primary date #FirstDates,’ stated one viewer.
‘By no means EVER ought to a person go “dutch” on a invoice with a woman. Be a gentleman and be pleased with it. #FirstDates,’ agreed one other.
‘”Are we going Dutch?” The kiss of demise to smash an important #FirstDates encounter… NO!’ stated yet another fan, whereas one other backed Steve for wanting to separate the invoice.
‘Going Dutch, 50/50, completely, equal all the best way #FirstDates,’ they stated.
One other viewer was all for Steve solely paying half, as they posted: ‘No! Sorry! Pay to your personal meal on a primary date!! Why do some ladies anticipate somebody they’ve by no means met earlier than to pay the entire invoice?? #FirstDates.’