In Lineker’s genuine Instagram put up – which bore the disclaimer that it turn into as soon as “tongue-in-cheek banter”– the Nightclub proprietor listed a situation of requirements for a ability future girlfriend.
“It is well-known love older males but solely me,” he wrote. “You might possibly most definitely most definitely need to composed be a worldie and above 30 (OK 28 29 might possibly most definitely most definitely possibly furthermore work) but no longer my age as that might possibly most definitely possibly spirited peek weird.
“A dog is appropriate but will need a passport. It is necessary with a thought to cook dinner as I esteem cooking, especially Waitrose ready made meals.”
Diversified requires encompass that the suitor be “willing to surrender [their] occupation or job or a minimal of be in a situation to work from a pc on a tropical sea go someplace”, and that they “must never have shared a enamel whitening put up”.
The put up turn into as soon as met with bemusement by many on social media, with some on Instagram and Twitter even querying whether or no longer Lineker had been the victim of a hack.
Lycett saw the comic aspect as he posted his possess selfie on the social media web web page, along with an perfect more farcical listing of “wifey” requires.
Starting up place his put up with the same phraseology as Lineker, the Joe Lycett’s Bought Your Wait on well-known particular person wrote that he had a “true, nice, loving personality”.
He then listed his stipulations for a ability girlfriend: “Must love omelette. Must revel in egg omelette. Must love scrambled egg. Must love cake with egg in it. Must love egg fried rice (but no longer other rice). Must love Cadbury creme egg. Must love fried egg.”
Lycett persevered: “Must love frittata made with egg. Must love those shakshukas you derive in posh espresso outlets (but solely if made with egg). Must love scotch egg. Must love custard (whether it’s a ways egg custard). Ought to be Alan Sugar. Must love boiled egg.”
The comic’s followers joined in on the joke, with one particular person writing: “Think you wish a chook, no longer a girlfriend.”
“Sound love a female poultry farmer would be the blueprint forward. Valid honest appropriate fortune,” joked but any other.