Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky Are Bad Match, Says Dating Site
CanDoBetter dating site based on looks only nixes presidential nuptials.
July 29, 2010— -- Chelsea Clinton emerged self-consciously into the public eye at the age of 12 with frizzy hair and braces.
But this weekend, the now-stunning and confident strawberry blond will tie the knot with investment banker Marc Mezvinsky in Rhinebeck, N.Y.
But will it be a match made in heaven? No, says the new social networking and niche dating site for singles, CanDoBetter.
Shallow and mean-spirited -- but oh so much fun -- the site lets the world decide if their partner is a perfect match based only on looks.
Chelsea, 30, and Marc, 32, are the featured couple this week, and so far about 6,000 viewers have rated them as incompatible. Only 16 percent said they were a perfect match, while 47 percent thought she could do better and 38 percent said he should ditch her for a better match.
"It's the wedding of the decade with Oprah Winfrey and British Prime Minister John Major among the reported 500 celebrity and political guests invited to the Chelsea wedding," said Dino Luzzi, CEO of Blast Applications, Inc., which created the site. "Hopefully by July 31, members and users of CanDoBetter.com will see this as a perfect match and they will be happily married for many years."
"There's always a famous celebrity or politician in the news for problems with their marriage, and CanDoBetter.com is a great way to take the pulse of what a younger demographic thinks of each couple," said Luzzi.
As for the Clinton-Mezvinsky wedding, celebrity watchers say they appear a good match when measured by their backgrounds.
The couple met as teenagers in Washington where Marc's parents, Ed Mezvinsky, D-Iowa, and former Rep. Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky, D-Pa., were members of Congress.
He works at Goldman Sachs and she worked for a New York City hedge fund before getting her master's degree at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.
Both are familiar with scandal. Chelsea was 18 during the Monica Lewinsky affair, which resulted in her father impeachment. Marc's father pleaded guilty in 2002 to swindling $10 million out of investors in a Nigerian scam.
"They both know what it's like to live through family scandals too?with her dad's sex scandal and his dad's fraud conviction. On paper, they certainly seem like a good match," Lee said.
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