American-born Blanc runs £2,000-a-head 'dating seminars' for men and is due to come to the UK on November 21, but a petition calling for entry to be blocked has already reached topped 120,000 signatures American-born Blanc was forced to cut a visit to Australia short due to widespread protests at his dating techniques, which include choking women, threatening to commit suicide, injuring their pets and isolating them from friends.'More broadly, he is part of a culture which trivialises abuse of women and racism.MARCEL Somerville almost bagged a role as Celebs Go Dating's "love guru" but lost the job after cheating on girlfriend Gabby Allen.One such coach is Chris Manak, 35, who helps people who should know better, like pilots, businessmen, actors, doctors, and even models learn how to flirt with women. Clients, with more money than brain cells, pay ,500 (£2337.56) for a five-week “Maniac Workshop” course, which requires them to write a 1,000 word essay about their values, includes a consultation and a bar session., Manak said: “They’ll probably approach five girls in each day session…Then there is a night session, where we go out to a bar for four hours and approach and talk to a lot of people.”Manak began his career at 24 after a break up and claims to have approached over 10,000 women in an 11-year period.A spokesman for the Home Office said it did not comment on individual cases.Julien Blanc hit headlines after videos of him choking women were posted online.The Sun revealed earlier this week that the new series will have a jam packed line-up with newly single Katie Price looking for love on the show.
Julien Blanc, who has enraged many with his self-styled dating tips that border on domestic abuse, was the subject of a petition to deny him a visa. The ‘dating guru’ holds seminars claiming to teach men how to attract women – but his tactics have been widely slammed as sexually abusive.
Marcel was known for offering advice to his fellow Love Islanders during last year's series which sparked the phrase: "Paging Doctor Marcel". Marcel's Little Book of Big Love after dishing out advice in the villa.
His reputation as a "love guru" almost landed him a role on Celebs Go Dating alongside Nadia Essex but he was sacked after his cheating ways came to light.
The Sun revealed that Gabby dumped Marcel after discovering he bedded another woman behind her back while they were on holiday together.
The Love Island star has reached out to his former girlfriend but says she won't answer his calls.