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Dragons' Den contestant nearly faints after harsh words from Deborah Meaden

Dragons’ Den (opens in new tab) contestants don’t have it easy, standing in front of the intimidating investors as they pick apart their business plans.

And it all got a bit too much for young entrepreneur Amy Wordsworth on Sunday night’s show as she nearly fainted when Deborah Meaden told her: “I’m not being funny, Amy but you have no business at the moment.”

Amy – who was asking for a £60,000 investment in return for a 15 per cent share in her children’s bubble bath range – put her hands to her head and replied: “Sorry, I’ve just gone quite light-headed.”


Concerned Dragons Sarah Willingham and Touker Suleyman rushed to help her, offering her support and a glass of water and Touker even dragged over his chair for her to sit down.

Deborah, who had been unimpressed to hear Amy had only made £3,500 profit since January after placing her product, joked: “What have I done to you?”

But events changed for the better with Deborah offering her £60,000 for a 40 per cent share in her business and Amy accepted.

Just a little bit chuffed to have received investment from the legendary (and very lovely) @DeborahMeaden herself!

— Amy Wordsworth (@ThunderBirdWord) August 17, 2015


Thanks lovely…I missed it too but Amy is great so v excited about what's next. X

— Deborah Meaden (@DeborahMeaden) August 16, 2015




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