A new female only app which allows women to anonymously rate the attractiveness of men has taken Brazil by storm since its release just two weeks ago, but has angered many men who’ve been left humiliated by low ratings.
Lulu’s success has been so sudden that it has already overtaken such stalwarts as Facebook and Whatsapp to become the most downloaded app in South America’s largest nation as women rush to sign up for the must have app.
Connecting directly to men’s Facebook profiles the app allows women to rate individuals on character, appearance and sexual performance using fixed hashtags, generating one million ratings in its first week alone.
One unhappy recipient of this attention however was Sao Paulo resident Felippo de Almeida Scolari, who was so incensed by his low rating that he’s suing the app’s creators.
The 28 year-old received a run-of-the-mill 7.7 out of 10 but also a batch of distinctly unflattering comments such as ‘doesn’t call the next day’, ‘should come with a warning’ and ‘cheaper than bread and butter’.
Scolari said: “I was disgusted because I didn’t authorise my details to be used by this app. I have a girlfriend and she learnt about it because a mutual friend sent it to us. She was annoyed because she didn’t like seeing this kind of thing written about me.”
Scolari, a law student, is seeking £7k in damages which he has pledged to donate to a children’s cancer charity.