Media Advisory: 'Bridget Jones's Diary' - Fact or Fiction for U.S. 'Singletons?'

Apr 03, 2001, 01:00 ET from Match.com

         Match.com Allows 30-Something Singles to Share Their Version
                              Of the Dating Story
 
     When "Bridget Jones's Diary," starring Renee Zellweger and Hugh Grant,
 opens in theaters on April 13, U.S. "Singletons" will be watching.  In fact,
 the film has inspired some of Match.com's 1.6 million members to boast about
 their Bridget-esque traits and to share the comedy of their own single lives.
 
     For upcoming articles on the film and the real life women in the trenches
 of dating, Match.com has the following resources available:
     --  Match.com Dating Experts
           - Cindy Hennessy, President
           - Trish McDermott, Vice President of Romance
     --  Real-life "Bridgets," available for interview in regions nationwide
     --  Status of U.S. Singles Report, discussing the status and beliefs of
         online single adults living in the United States
     --  Demographics of single populations, based on U.S. Census data, find
         out the number of 30-something single women in the U.S. and how many
         thousands of men and women in their 30's from your region have
         profiles on Match.com today.
     --  Humorous Top 10 Lists
 
     Top 10 Comebacks by Match.com "Singletons" when asked by their prying
 "Smug Married" friends, "Why aren't you married yet?"
     3.  What a great idea, where's the order form?
     2.  I haven't found a last name I like yet.
     1.  I'm saving myself for sex.
 
     Top 10 Reasons Why Bridget Jones Might Have Had A Better Year If She Had
 Been More Wired
     3.  Web auction of ex-boyfriend's leave-behinds boosts personal savings
     2.  Online dating services, like Match.com, offer enormous pool of
         singletons (eliminates need to date boss)
     1.  Screen out the duds BEFORE dating them
 
     Match.com, the Internet's leading online dating service, according to
 Jupiter Media Metrix, offers adults worldwide a fun, private and convenient
 environment for meeting other singles.  Since its launch in 1995, Match.com
 estimates it is responsible for arranging hundreds of thousands of
 relationships for its members and has confirmed more than 1,100 marriages.
 
     If you are interested in speaking with a Match.com relationship expert,
 Bridget-esque member or would like additional information about the resources
 available from Match.com, please contact Lindsay Welsh at 415.561.0888, or
 lindsay@landispr.com.
 
 

SOURCE Match.com
         Match.com Allows 30-Something Singles to Share Their Version
                              Of the Dating Story
 
     When "Bridget Jones's Diary," starring Renee Zellweger and Hugh Grant,
 opens in theaters on April 13, U.S. "Singletons" will be watching.  In fact,
 the film has inspired some of Match.com's 1.6 million members to boast about
 their Bridget-esque traits and to share the comedy of their own single lives.
 
     For upcoming articles on the film and the real life women in the trenches
 of dating, Match.com has the following resources available:
     --  Match.com Dating Experts
           - Cindy Hennessy, President
           - Trish McDermott, Vice President of Romance
     --  Real-life "Bridgets," available for interview in regions nationwide
     --  Status of U.S. Singles Report, discussing the status and beliefs of
         online single adults living in the United States
     --  Demographics of single populations, based on U.S. Census data, find
         out the number of 30-something single women in the U.S. and how many
         thousands of men and women in their 30's from your region have
         profiles on Match.com today.
     --  Humorous Top 10 Lists
 
     Top 10 Comebacks by Match.com "Singletons" when asked by their prying
 "Smug Married" friends, "Why aren't you married yet?"
     3.  What a great idea, where's the order form?
     2.  I haven't found a last name I like yet.
     1.  I'm saving myself for sex.
 
     Top 10 Reasons Why Bridget Jones Might Have Had A Better Year If She Had
 Been More Wired
     3.  Web auction of ex-boyfriend's leave-behinds boosts personal savings
     2.  Online dating services, like Match.com, offer enormous pool of
         singletons (eliminates need to date boss)
     1.  Screen out the duds BEFORE dating them
 
     Match.com, the Internet's leading online dating service, according to
 Jupiter Media Metrix, offers adults worldwide a fun, private and convenient
 environment for meeting other singles.  Since its launch in 1995, Match.com
 estimates it is responsible for arranging hundreds of thousands of
 relationships for its members and has confirmed more than 1,100 marriages.
 
     If you are interested in speaking with a Match.com relationship expert,
 Bridget-esque member or would like additional information about the resources
 available from Match.com, please contact Lindsay Welsh at 415.561.0888, or
 lindsay@landispr.com.
 
 SOURCE  Match.com