His first date in over a year was certainly a unique experience.
Seventy-five percent of respondents to a Dating.com survey said they preferred the dad bod to a leaner, more toned physique.
He said he thought it was "only fair".
If you're an unlucky-in-love Aucklander, perhaps this is one to try during level 3.
Kanoa Lloyd says she would "cut" someone from dating her if they were rude to their AI.
It gives a new meaning to the idea of a Bunnings sausage sizzle.
He scored a record-breaking 14,600 matches in two years.
Even if you don't have the gene, all is not lost.
"My heart was racing. My arm hair was standing up."