Ipswich: No lighty for Katie, but dancer still had a great time on TV dating show
She may not have been whisked away to the Isle of Fernandos.
But 22-year-old Katie Forsyth, from Ipswich, is still enjoying her moment in the sun after appearing on ITV’s hit dating show Take Me out.
Katie, who works as a dancer, made it to the final two of Saturday’s show, where four bachelors attempt to impress Paddy McGuinness’s 30 girls every week.
But after Katie made it down to the final two, Rob Hotchin, from Leamington Spa, decided to choose Annie to take to Fernandos instead of Katie.
“It was really nerve-racking (being in the final two) because you have to do the killer question,” she said.
“When I first watched it, I thought you got told what to say, but it’s completely down to you. I was disappointed not to get picked because I did want to go to Fernandos.”
Rob may have overlooked the former Westbourne student, but she told the Star she has loved every minute of being on the show, especially meeting the show’s host, Paddy McGuinness.
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“The show has been a really great experience,” she said.
“All the girls get on great. I have met some really nice people and Paddy was great, he’s just a natural.
“Every night he had the crowd going.
“He’s very quick and very witty and he’s got a lot of time for everyone as well.”
Katie has been part of Paddy’s group of girls for the last three weeks and she said she has already been noticed out on the streets.
She added: “I was in Asda the other day and I got noticed and on Twitter I went from 40 followers to 800 followers – it’s just been crazy.
“It’s really surreal but I like it and I have got to milk it while I’m on the TV.”
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