Vegan On 'First Dates' Show Slammed After Accusing Partner Of 'Eating His Friends'

The contestant asked if his date felt guilty for eating 'little fishies'
The vegan participant has come under fire from viewers (Photo: Channel 4)

A vegan contestant on British TV show First Dates has been slammed by viewers after he accused his partner of 'eating [his] friends'.

Singleton Hari, who was looking for love on Channel 4 last night, has been dubbed a 'condescending vegan guy' and a 'rude t**t' by the audience, which believed he was 'bullying' his date for ordering a fish stew.

'Guilty'

After the waiter brought his date, Rachel, the fish-containing dish, the 21-year-old said: "I can smell the fish and that's minging. 

"You're eating nice little fishies. Don't you feel guilty? I feel guilty... I feel guilty for you.

"You've killed my friends..." 

Friends

Rachel replied: "I don't think you should make other people feel guilty about it."

"You've got to make them feel a little bit guilty. Aren't you?," Hari asked.

"But if they get put off of their food...," his date responded.

Hari concluded: "You shouldn't eat my friends."

Hari told his date she shouldn't be 'eating [his] friends' (Photo: Channel 4)

Criticism

Social media users condemned Hari after the date.

Twitter user leeharrison77 said: "I think this Hari fella belongs on [TV show] Undateables."

TeeeKJ added: "Condescending vegan guy - get over it. It's fish. 

"Bigger world problems out there. She had a lucky escape."

Rachel said she didn't feel any spark between them (Photo: Channel 4)

Resolve

The vegan constestant, who has admitted he was a 'kn**head' on the show, explained his behavior: "Everything that I ever feel I just say.

"I feel like if you can express yourself, you can be yourself."

Later, Rachel told him she didn't feel there was a spark between them - and he brought up the fish again.

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