Giving its POC contestants less screen time than their white counterparts was just one of the ways the show failed to fix its race problem this season.
Breaking Down ‘The Bachelor' Controversy as Chris Harrison Steps Back and Emmanuel Acho Steps Forward
This may really be the most dramatic season of “The Bachelor” ever. After naming its first Black Bachelor, Matt James, the iconic dating show was confronted with racist photos taken by one of the leading contestants. In the aftermath, host Chris Harrison announced he is stepping back from the franchise and Emmanuel Acho will step up to host the show’s...
Matt James, the first Black man to lead ABC’s “The Bachelor” franchise, spoke out Monday about the series’ failures on diversity and the widespread criticism of host Chris Harrison in recent weeks, NBC News reports.