DRAGON’S Den newcomer Steven Barlett clashed with Peter Jones when they went to review a product this evening.
Steven – who is the youngest Dragon – has joined the board of this series and has appeared alongside Peter Jones, Sara Davies, Deborah Meaden and Touker Suleyman as entrepreneurs pitch their ideas.
On tonight’s episode, he’s interested in a sustainable DIY business called EcoUnion Ltd.
Husband and wife Joel and Nicki Buckley demanded £85,000 in return for 10% of the business.
But when Steven tries to get his attention, Peter tells them, “You’ve lost the plot.”
Steven quips: “Because they want me?”
The couple started arguing, so the businessman had to step in and tell them: “Come on, one by one…”
Peter shouted: “He’s a newcomer, come on. Come on, give me a break!”
Steven got his capital back and branded him a “vampire” after he offered the couple all their money in exchange for 20% of the business, double the amount he paid. they order.
In the end, neither Steven nor Peter was selected, and the businessmen decided to strike a deal with Deborah Meaden.
Steven made headlines last week after his interview with Molly-Mae Hague on the Diary of an Executive podcast podcast went viral because of her controversial comments about poverty.
The 29-year-old businessman insists Molly-Mae is being “crucified” for her success because she’s a woman.
He said that no one cared when the men made similar comments on the podcast.
Defending PrettyLittleThing’s creative director, Steven said the “double standard that successful women face” is “insane”.
He also called the reality star “totally outrageous” Molly-Mae is only 22 years old.
https://www.thesun.ie/tv/8202687/dragons-den-steven-barlett-clashes-peter-jones/ Dragon’s Den Newcomer Steven Barlett Clashes With Peter Jones Over Product Controversy