Man Pitching Anti-Gay Pro-Trump Dating Site is Convicted Child Molester
- Author: Rogelio Becker Feb 21, 2018,
Feb 21, 2018, 4:25
But while Riddleberger told local news station WRAL-TV that "I've already paid my debt for something I did 25 years ago", prison records don't show that he ever did jail time.
Despite the high likelihood of drawing users who own Make America Great Again hats, the site warns against wearing a hat in profile photographs. Barrett and Jodi were replaced on the Trump.Dating homepage with a stock photo of a Trump-hatless couple.
On Monday, Barrett and Jodi Riddleberger of North Carolina were the smiling couple sporting Trump baseball caps on the first page of Trump.Dating, reports WRAL News.
In 1995, Riddleberger made a tape of himself having sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old and was later convicted for it. The site restricted registration to only those who identified as "straight man" or "straight woman" and allowed users to boast their brand of whiteness by choosing a very specific ethnicity from the options "Scandinavian", "Mediterranean", "Eastern European", and "Western European".
"We simply provide the common ground through our vast network of unique dating sites where people can share their mutual interests and lifestyles choices effectively", Friends Worldwide says. "Wouldn't it be refreshing to already know your date roots for the same team?" the site says.
Others took to mocking the website's logo, which features a recreation of Trump's infamous "hair".
Trump Dating also attracted criticism for its anti-LGBTQ nature.
Potential daters are asked to provide the typical stats for looks, but also gives options such as "tight and toned", "few extra pounds", "big and lovely", and "big and handsome".
And it's not the first dating site exclusively for Trump's supporters.
According to the dating site, romance seekers are required to pay $24.99 for a month membership or $101.94 for a six month membership. You can, however, "wink" and request to meet people for free.
Trump Singles, a dating site with at least 24,000 members, was set up prior to the president's inauguration past year, according to Fox News.