Time for the big bad master dates!
Aimee, in a low-cut red dress that shows off all the ribs that God gave her, meets Paolo at a dance studio. “I’ll enjoy if he touches me,” she declares. They do some salsa dancing or something. Paolo still has Andy Garcia hair, but he trimmed his facial hair to a goatee. I liked the beard better.
They dance. Paolo makes jokes about Aimee leading. She grimaces in a rictus grin the whole time. So sexy. And EW, her feet are way too big for her shoes, GROSS. What does Tyra call that, bologna sandwich? The toes touching the FLOOR as she dances??! Ew. I know she’s tall, but *I* am tall and my fucking feet don’t touch the floor when I’m wearing shoes. Gross.
Over to Matt and Shelise. Matt’s busy making a trail of Skittles for Shelise, which is adorable. And I love that HE’S actually doing it, not some poor PA. Looks like it was annoying and time-consuming. Shelise loves it. He’s wearing a cut-off t-shirt (no sleeves, not a belly shirt, ha!) and camo pants. That’s because they’re going to do yoga! That’s not a bad date idea, as long as the woman is relatively confidant.
So they head in, get changed (Shelise only, Matt’s doing this in that ratty t-shirt), and get to flowin’. Shelise is a natural and Matt’s struggling. That’s kinda sweet, to put himself in a vulnerable-ish position. Is he acting, though? And this is an excuse to see how flexible she is, isn’t it?
I like this Shelise chick a lot more today than at the mixer. She seems cute and smart and fun, not terribly annoying. They chat after yoga, over snacks, about growing up and whatnot. Shelise’s dad is in construction, so she knows about that a bit, and she knows how to fish. Matt appears to be impressed!
Back to Aimee and Paolo. Paolo is way overacting, and it’s really annoying. He’s all 110% about every reaction he has. TOO MUCH. Aimee doesn’t seem to care, really thinks he’s into her, I think. It’s one of those sad, empty restaurant dates, too. She seems to keep turning him down on every topic. Does she like the ocean? No. Does she share his wine passion? No. Hard ass. Paolo cuts the date short.
Matt and Shelise head to dinner, too. They seem to have a nice time, talking about high school and stuff. The restaurant seems to be more lively, at least. They talk about her dad, especially now that he (dad) is texting her during dinner. Matt wants to talk to him. This is wrestler Matt coming out a bit, but he calls Shelise’s dad to tell him he’s got her out to dinner and will take care of her. And that he wants to go hunting with him—just be careful about where he aims that gun.
Oh, he asked about date #2 while still on date #1, that’s always an awesome sign. She’s into it, so they’re in! A successful match by Patti! Hooray!