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Tourette's sufferer ties knot in first Undateables wedding

Challis and Brent tied the knot in Las Vegas. Credit: Channel 4

Brent Zillwood thought he'd never find love due to his Tourette's syndrome - until he went on The Undateables.

Despite his first words to Challis Orme across a bar being "S***head!" and "F*** you, man!", the model knew she had found her Mr Right.

And now the couple have tied the knot in the first Undateables wedding.

Challis knew Brent was the one for her after their first date. Credit: Channel 4

Film maker Brent told the Daily Mirror: "I thought I’d be searching for The One for quite a long time. And when I first saw Challis I thought she was out of my league.

“On our first date I was terrified, but she wanted to be with me.

“I loved the fact she enjoyed the whole Tourette’s thing which means I can let it out. If I did twitch she just laughed and it kind of worked for me this time.

“She’s someone who I can say ­absolutely anything out loud to and it will go over her head. So my Tourette’s is less worked up."

Brent on The Undateables. Credit: Channel 4

Challis said Brent's disorder was a "bit shocking at first" but she "fancied him straight away".

She said: "I’ve never been self-conscious about it. I love him for lots of reasons. We have exactly the same sense of humour.

“There is nothing I could say which would upset him and we can talk about anything.

"I wasn't really looking for love...but then I saw Brent's profile online and I thought he looked really nice."

The couple with their marriage certificate. Credit: Channel 4

Within six months the couple had moved in together and Brent proposed by giving her a scrapbook of memories of their relationship in it.

Challis said: "It was such a lovely present when I got to the final page and halfway down he’d written: ‘What happens next depends on how you answer my next question’.

"And then when he came back to the table he asked me to marry him. I said ‘yes’.”

Challis, 26, from Teignmouth in Devon, and Brent, 23, from Plymouth, didn't want a long engagement and eloped just before Christmas.

Brent and Challis eloped so the wedding was just about them. Credit: Channel 4

Challis, 26, and Brent, 23, now live in a rented flat in Hertfordshire and hope to start a family soon.

Model Challis said: "Married life is great. It cemented our relationship and we are rock solid."

The Undateables: Two Weddings and a Baby will be aired on Channel 4 on February 2 at 9pm