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EPIC FAIL: Blind Date sends two Bi-men to destination where homosexuality is illegal

Blind Date, which made history after broadcasting its first ever bisexual episode has made a huge faux pas after sending the winners – two bisexual men to a place where gay sex acts are illegal.

Blind Date on Channel 5 was hailed for its inclusivity of bisexual contestants in a recent episode, however, the prize, a trip to St. Lucia has caused concern as same-sex sex acts between males are actually illegal on the Island.

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The show brought together Jordan Shannon and Jesse Drew.

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Speaking to the Daily Star, Jordan Shannon said, “I didn’t know [about the law] until I was told on the way to the hotel. I thought, ‘What the f**k?’, The hotel security woman told me how most gay men were in the closet there as homosexuality is illegal. It’s 10 years in prison if caught.”

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Channel 5 has yet to address the mistake. A spokesperson for Channel 5 said, “We didn’t know and are taking this up with the production company.”

Sexual activity between two people of the same sex could lead to a 10-year prison spell and is just one of over 70 countries where homosexuality is still illegal.

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