Last week, The Bachelor entrant Rachael Kirkconnell – who is competing for the affection of the first-ever Black Bachelor Matt James – came under fire after a Reddit user shared images of the Georgia native going to a fraternity formal. The 2018 occasion was explained by the poster as an “antebellum plantation themed ball”. Rachael has also faced criticism for alleged previous social media habits.
“And this is, again, where we all require to have a little grace, a little understanding, a little empathy. Because I’ve seen some things online – once again this judge-jury-executioner thing – where individuals are simply tearing this woman’s life apart and diving into, like, her parents and her parents’ ballot record. I have not heard Rachael speak on this,” Harrison said.
Chris Harrison has actually discovered himself in a very dramatic situation. Rachel fasted to say the photos are “not a great look ever”. And on Feb. 10, Chris asked forgiveness for his remarks and acknowledged that what he stated “perpetuates bigotry”.
On Feb. 9, Chris appeared on Extra with Rachel Lindsay, the franchises very first Black Bachelorette, and was asked about the scenario. His answer instantly raised eyebrows.