Singles Would Trust Will Truman from NBC's Will and Grace the Most When Setting Them Up on a Date

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63% of singles would trust Will over Grace, Karen or Jack when it comes to their love life.

When it comes to relationships, 63% of singles trust the meticulous Will Truman with their love life. Although the wild, martini drinking Karen Walker is 44% of singles favorite character on NBC’s Will and Grace according to It’s Just Lunch, the premier dating service for busy professionals, who surveyed 2,240 singles, when it comes to matters of the heart, Will’s perfectionism is the most trusting when selecting dates. 94% of singles would not trust Karen Walker with any aspect of their love life.

With friends and relationships, singles are not as apt to please their best friend as Will and Grace are. 69% of singles will wait until they have gone on 4 or 5 dates before they introduce them to their friends. While 66% of single feel that it is somewhat important that their friends approve of their date, 84% would not end a relationship just because their friends didn’t like the person they were dating.

When friends meet singles dates, what are they most focused on? 35% of single men’s friends are focused on his date’s appearance, while 81% of single women’s friends pay more attention to the connection between the two and her date’s personality.

Over the past 8 seasons, many guest celebrities have appeared on Will and Grace. Although the recent Britney Spears appearance was highly publicized, only 5% of singles enjoyed her performance. Singles love the men in Grace’s love life. 44% of single women love Grace’s love Leo, played by Harry Connick Jr., while 29% of single men love the manly Nathan, played by Woody Harrelson. 15% of singles favorite celebrity was Jennifer Lopez and 23% the singing Matt Damon.

About It’s Just Lunch

Since It’s Just Lunch was founded in 1991, the company has arranged millions of fun, first date lunches or drinks after work -- an atmosphere where singles can feel comfortable with the process of meeting a new person. With over 90 locations worldwide, each day IJL arranges hundreds of fun, first dates over lunch or drinks after work at over 1,500 restaurants. With many introductions leading to second dates, It’s Just Lunch is the world’s leading first date authority.

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