A dating website, which promotes itself as the largest most exclusively beautiful community in the world, seems to be in trouble.
The website is being forced to dump 30,000 ugly members after a computer virus allowed them to join.
Last month Beautifulpeople.com was hit the Shrek virus - named after the ugly animated character - which hacked the software used to screen potential members.
But aesthetically challenged members are so outraged at the move that the website's operators have been forced to set up a counselling line to help them deal with the rejection.
The cull has proved costly to the site, about 100,000 dollars but a company spokesman was adamant the no uglies policy would stay.
"We have to stick to our founding principles of only accepting beautiful people - that's what our members have paid for," News.com.au quoted BeautifulPeople.com's Greg Hodge, as telling the Guardian.
"We can't just sweep 30,000 ugly people under the carpet," he added.
The exclusive website allows members to make 'an intimate connection' with other beautiful people 'who actually look in real life as they do online'.