I think they liked the novelty of a British accent, and it seemed there were a lot of American women who wanted to try dating a British guy. And I think it’s the same with the British and the royal wedding.Why do you think Americans are so fascinated by the royal wedding? There’s also a lot of British history that’s come from England to here, so it’s no surprise that it’s such a big thing.) swag, but one niche dating website has seen a royal boost as well.
The royal wedding is more than a month away, but interest in Prince William and Kate’s fairytale romance has already reached fever pitch.
There’s been truckloads of commemorative items and funny (tacky?
Inspired by their own romance (Connecticut-born Becca met Ben while studying abroad in London six years ago and the rest, as they say, is history), Date British now has more than 2,000 members trying to find love—or at least fun times.
Ben and Becca recently spoke to News Feed about their website and America’s obsession with Will, Kate and the whole royal affair.
(More on TIME.com: See our complete royal wedding coverage) What inspired you to start Date British Guys.com?
Ben: At our wedding, there were about eight couples who got together randomly.