The bawdy playful show drew controversy from the moment it was announced for putting naked singles together in a tropical resort for activities like arco-yoga and mud wrestling.The show was sued by one participant after accidentally neglecting to fully blur her genitals during one shot.Aina Roxx, a music producer from London, selected Matty Roche, 33, an artist from Merseyside with an artificial leg, from six males.Mal, 24, a lingerie designer and masseuse from Guildford, was not sure whether to pick a man or woman but eventually selected Rebecca, 24, a psychology student, from a line-up of both men and women.I told one of the producers, ‘I’m going to marry this man.’ ” And in a surprising twist, she did just that.
Rebecca Draper, a 24-year-old barmaid and aspiring singer and actress from Nottinghamshire, picked Sam, 21, a project manager, from six men.
The programme then presents their feedback after the date.
It premiered on Channel 4 on 25 July 2016 and is presented by Anna Richardson. The show received a flood of complaints from viewers to broadcasting watchdog Ofcom due to the full frontal nudity that this show contains.
The resultant date takes place at 9am the next day.
The picker has to have someone with him/her at all times to make sure they don’t accidentally bump into one of the contestants, and if one of the contestants needs a bathroom break, they must be escorted by a member of staff out so the picker doesn’t see them leave their coloured booth.