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Sheila Sim is not the celeb that is only find real love on the web.
It took Jamie Yeo just a couple of weeks on Tinder to satisfy her boyfriend of half a year. Also it are significantly less than a before wedding bells ring for the Gold 905FM DJ and her new beau year.
The host that is 39-year-old only reveal that her Mr Right (Swipe) is Rupert, a 38-year-old Uk expat who works at a consultancy company. Jamie, who has got a six-year-old daughter, Alysia, from her 2nd marriage to Uk expat Thorsten Nolte, finalised Nolte early last year to her divorce. She was once hitched to Glenn Ong in 2004 before they separate in ’09. But sufficient in regards to the past. We ring Jamie up to shoot the breeze in regards to the dashing guy whom’s been making regular appearances on her behalf lovey-dovey Instagram snaps.
8 TIMES: We hear you met your boyfriend, who you’ve been dating for half a year, on Tinder.JAMIE YEO: Yes, i did so. I became just on Tinder for a fortnight in 2015 after which We began someone that is dating (perhaps not from Tinder), therefore I deactivated my account. For the reason that fourteen days, I chatted with Rupert so we stayed in contact via text. He had been really honest and thoughtful. Once I told him i did sonвЂ™t wish to fulfill him, he stuck around as a buddy. HeвЂ™d me books to read, remembering key dates like the custody hearings [of my divorce from my previous marriage] etc text me from time to time, recommending. That actually moved me personally. Then when I happened to be solitary once more after eight months, we reached away to him and asked just how he had been doing and when he had been nevertheless in Singapore. The minute we finally came across one another, it is pretty much instant attraction, and things got actually intense after that. We constantly tell one another that when it is perhaps not for Tinder, weвЂ™d not have met! (Laughs)
Tell us more about Rupert. He works in an exceedingly sector that is corporate stuff helps organizations handle crises. A relationship had simply ended he was kind of alone, which was why he was on Tinder for him then, and. He appears good, and it is really eloquent and sweet, therefore some social individuals around me personally thought that heвЂ™s too good to be real. But we felt that Singapore is extremely little, and you donвЂ™t do it to someone like me if you want to cheat someone. Thus I went against my instincts and came across him (laughs).
Is wedding from the cards? It has been brought by him up and really wants to [get married]. He said prior to the clock hit 12 on New YearвЂ™s Eve that 2017 may be the 12 months he really wants to marry me. if we donвЂ™t head. But it will be private (smiles) if we do,.
You are a known character in Singapore. Why do you opt to continue Tinder?we have actually buddies whom dated guys that are decent Tinder, and another buddy whom got involved towards the man she met here. We donвЂ™t usually head to activities and launches, thus I donвЂ™t get acquainted with people, and dudes on the market are generally taken or gay (laughs). ItвЂ™s quite typical for individuals become on Tinder now, and I also thought it absolutely was a way that is good it’s the perfect time. Then great if it led to something more. It absolutely was quite an event being onto it.
Do you feel because you are a celeb?I was skeptical at first, but the scene in Singapore is so different now like it was a risk being on Tinder. There are expats whoвЂ™ve just relocated right here, plus they donвЂ™t view TV that is local all. We additionally chatted with neighborhood dudes, whom are actually buddies of buddies, plus they are extremely decent. Many individuals are particularly honest on Tinder and their records are connected to their Facebook if they are legit or not so I can tell. I believe individuals additionally did dare to be nвЂ™t a sleazebag beside me.
Exactly what did you compose in your Tinder profile?I types of just placed myself on the market. We reached a stage in my own life where it did matter that is nвЂ™t IвЂ™m somebody famous. We uploaded regular pictures of myself, and I published: вЂњLook, We operate in the activity industry. Seriously, exactly what have always been we likely to do? We donвЂ™t see myself likely to a bar to understand somebody. IвЂ™m simply right here to find some body good.вЂќ We additionally connected my Instagram profile to my Tinder, to make certain that people realize that IвЂ™m the genuine Jamie Yeo and that i’ve a daughter [from my past marriage]. I happened to be quite simple and truthful in my profile.
Just what guidelines are you experiencing for any other celebs who wish to access it Tinder but think twice to do this due to the chance for weirdos or stalker fans? (Laughs) ItвЂ™s constantly good to chat and suss down whatever they do. IвЂ™d never chat with some one whoвЂ™s not open about their Facebook profile. Then IвЂ™d be cautious if someoneвЂ™s account looks suspicious. Singapore is quite small. If it is a local guy, thereвЂ™s inevitably some sort of [mutual connection] between us. I suppose my tip is usually to be truthful and open. It too if you come across as that, people can feel.