Tinder victim Swindler goes on a dating show to rekindle her love life
- Cecilie Fjellhoy, 27, was scammed out of £250k by Tinder Swindler Shimon Hayut
- Hayut became famous this year after a Netflix documentary detailed his scam.
- Miss Fjell will attend E4’s Celebs Go Dating today to learn to trust again
A woman who was conned out of £250,000 by Tinder scammer Shimon Hayut has signed up for a reality show to try to find love.
Cecilie Fjellhoy was one of countless women defrauded by Hayut, who posed as the son of a Russian-Israeli diamond magnate on the dating app. He became famous earlier this year when the Netflix documentary The Tinder Swindler detailed how he tricked them into lending him money, having charmed them with lavish gifts like private jet rides, financed with cash he had swindled other women under his wing. Ponzi scheme.
But now Miss Fjellhoy, 27, is taking part in E4’s Celebs Go Dating, which matches stars with non-celebrity partners, in the hope that she can learn to trust men again. She said: ‘I know they’re going to push me, but I’m ready for it. I think I can learn a lot from him, so I’ll try to be as open as possible.”
Cecilie Fjellhoy was one of countless women defrauded by Hayut, who posed as the son of a Russian-Israeli diamond magnate on the dating app.
But now Miss Fjellhoy, 27, is taking part in E4’s Celebs Go Dating, which matches stars with non-celebrity partners, in the hope that she can learn to trust men again.
The Norwegian added that since Hayut bit me, “I’m more cautious and there are still some trust issues, but I try, when I meet new people, to remember that it’s not their fault, it’s their fault.”
And I think because of how I got ripped off, so over the top, private jets and all this kind of stuff, I don’t think I’ll ever be in that situation again. People may not realize that I still feel the impact of what happened. But I think you can try to heal and build new relationships in a better way.
Ms Fjellhoy, who will join the likes of Ulrika Jonsson and pop star Sinitta on the show, which starts tomorrow at 10pm, also revealed that she faced off against Hayut in June for an Israeli TV show that has yet to air. issued. She said: ‘It was intense. we ambushed
“It was very strange, but now it looks a mess…so it was very nice to see it.”