Australian First Dates star slams waiters for ‘unpleasant comments’

First Dates Australia star is horrified after watching the show and discovering ‘mean’ waiters were ‘making fun of me behind my back’

A First Dates Australia star has slammed the show after its episode aired on TV.

Sydney strip club manager Dana Rae said Pedestrian she thought the show’s servers had made “unpleasant comments” about her as she waited for her date to arrive.

She also shared a TikTok video criticizing the on-screen staff, who could be heard saying about her, “Is she just smiling to herself?” She is quite intimidating.

‘Talking about me’: First Dates Australia star Dana Rae (pictured) was horrified after watching the show and finding ‘mean’ waiters were ‘making fun of me behind my back’

‘I did not realize [the waiters] making fun of me and talking about me behind my back while I was just drinking my drink and waiting for my date,” Dana said.

‘Channel 10 did this whole thing on Instagram and on the show about how the waiters were there to be a “friendly face to guide you through those nervous first dates”.’

Dana said she felt the servers were “making fun” of her and trying to “make me look stupid”.

Gossip: Dana shared a TikTok video criticizing the on-screen servers (pictured), who could be heard saying about her:

Gossip: Dana shared a TikTok video criticizing the on-screen servers (pictured), who could be heard saying about her: ‘Is she just smiling to herself? She’s quite intimidating

Hurt: 'I didn't realize [the waiters] were making fun of me and talking about me behind my back while I was just drinking my drink and waiting for my date,” Dana told Pedestrian.

Hurt: ‘I didn’t realize [the waiters] were making fun of me and talking about me behind my back while I was just drinking my drink and waiting for my date,” Dana told Pedestrian.

“The irony of saying in the episode that I’d like to be with someone who doesn’t judge appearances and how open-mindedness is key for me as I’m often judged unfairly on my appearance, so he [cutting] directly to the waitress who looks at me and says meanly: “Is she smiling at herself? She’s quite intimidating, ‘as if to make fun of me and make me look stupid,’ Dana said.

She added on TikTok: “First of all to say that you find me intimidating: it’s 2022, grow up. I don’t really appreciate servers trying to make me look crazy.

“I was being filmed, I had 500 cameras around me, I was a little nervous, so excuse me for laughing my ass off in my martini.

‘Bully energy, but that’s what it is.’

Upset: Dana said she felt the waiters were laughing at her and trying to

Upset: Dana said she felt the waiters were laughing at her and trying to ‘make me look stupid’

First Dates Australia is now airing on Channel 10 after airing four seasons on Seven from February 2016.

The show’s first season was a hit, averaging 870,000 viewers on the subway, but its viewership has dwindled over the years.

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Channel 10 for comment.

First Dates Australia continues Thursday at 7.30pm on Channel 10

Furious: 'First, to say that you find me intimidating: it's 2022, grow up.  I don't really appreciate waiters who try to make me look crazy,' Dana said on TikTok

Furious: ‘First, to say that you find me intimidating: it’s 2022, grow up. I don’t really appreciate waiters who try to make me look crazy,’ Dana said on TikTok

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