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#GDI12Days 2016, December: ‘Carol Vorderman Rejects Claims She Has Accepted £250,000 To Be ‘Rear’ Of Toyboy Warehouse’

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This republished story is an answer to the #GDI12Days 2016 quiz.

Carol Vorderman has shut down claims she has accepted £250,000 to be the “rear” of cougar dating website Toyboy Warehouse.

Last week, Toyboy Warehouse offered the former Countdown co-host a quarter of a million to sign up to its cougar dating service.

Established in 2006, Toyboy Warehouse seeks to match “gorgeous older women and charming younger men who are looking for love, lust and romance.”

And after the offer was picked up by a number of national newspapers, The Sun ran a story quoting Vorderman as saying: “I’m the new arse of Toyboy Warehouse. Yes, sign me up.”

This led many newspapers to believe Vorderman had indeed accepted the £250,000 offer to partner with the cougar dating site, however the 55-year-old shut down these claims on social media.

In a message posted to Twitter, the I’m a Celeb contestant commented on a Daily Mail article about her apparently accepting the deal, writing: “Er no I’m not AT ALL x and so the funny reports begin.”


When they offered Vorderman the deal last week, a spokesperson for Toyboy Warehouse said: “Carol is a fantastic older woman who embodies the fun-loving nature of our site’s members.

“I think our toyboys would love the chance to chat with Carol and she’d definitely find a lot of fun for herself.”

Read our feature on Toyboy Warehouse and how its new owners turned the company around here.

Simon Edmunds

Simon is the former editor of Global Dating Insights. Born in Newcastle, he has an English degree from Queen Mary, London and after working for the NHS, trained as a journalist with the Press Association. Passionate about music, journalism and Newcastle United.

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