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Rachel Lindsay Responds to Chris Harrison's Bachelor Franchise Exit

Rachel Lindsay is speaking out about Chris Harrison ending his role as host of the Bachelor franchise. The exit follows his Feb. 9 interview with Rachel, for which he later apologized.

June 9, 2021

Rachel Lindsay Says The Bachelorette's "Angry Black Female" Label "Still Follows" Her

On The View, Rachel Lindsay recalled the moment on The Bachelorette in which she was labeled "angry" because she decided to stand up for herself.

June 4, 2021

Rachel Lindsay Says The Bachelorette Cast Black Men Who "Didn't Date Black Women"

Rachel Lindsay claims the show "found it interesting" the Black contestants "didn't date Black women." She recalled telling them, "I said, 'You think that's interesting. That's my life. I live that.'"

May 19, 2021

Rachel Lindsay Shares the Real Reason She's Parting Ways With Bachelor Franchise Podcast

Rachel Lindsay explained that she's temporarily "stepping away" from the Bachelor Happy Hour podcast, co-hosted by Becca Kufrin, after 100 episodes.

April 27, 2021

Why Rachel Lindsay Thinks "Toxic" Bachelor Fans Will Be the "Demise of the Show"

Rachel Lindsay called out "nasty" and "vile" Bachelor fans for attacking Matt James, after he revealed his breakup with Rachael Kirkconnell. See why Rachel warned fans about the repercussions.

March 19, 2021

Why Rachel Lindsay Is "So Disturbed" After Matt James' Conversation With His Dad on The Bachelor

After Matt James' conversation with his estranged father was shown in a new episode of The Bachelor, Rachel Lindsay spoke out criticizing the show's decision to air it.

March 9, 2021

Matt James Addresses "Negative Depictions of Black Fathers" After Reuniting With His Dad

After reconnecting with his estranged father during The Bachelor's March 8 episode, Matt James posted about the exchange on social media and encouraged viewers to watch "with nuance."

March 9, 2021

Rachel Lindsay Returns to Instagram With an Empowering Message After Deactivating Her Account

Rachel Lindsay shared a quote about standing tall like a sunflower after returning to Instagram following bullying from Bachelor Nation fans.

March 6, 2021

Rachel Lindsay Shares Why She’s Accepting Chris Harrison’s Apology: “We Need to Move Forward”

Rachel Lindsay, the first Black lead of The Bachelor franchise, explained why she's accepting Chris Harrison's apology after he defended Rachael Kirkconnell's past behavior.

March 5, 2021

Bachelor Nation's Rachel Lindsay Reacts to Taylor Nolan's "Shocking" Tweets

In a new episode of her Higher Learning podcast, Bachelor Nation's Rachel Lindsay also explained why she disabled her Instagram page after receiving negative comments.

March 2, 2021

Bachelor Executive Producers Condemn “Completely Inexcusable” Online Harassment of Rachel Lindsay

The executive producers of The Bachelor have broken their silence and issued a statement supporting Rachel Lindsay against online "bullying" after her Chris Harrison interview.

March 2, 2021

Bachelor Nation Stars Stand By Rachel Lindsay After She Deletes Instagram Due to Harassment

Becca Kufrin, Nick Viall, JoJo Fletcher and more Bachelor Nation stars are speaking out and defending Rachel Lindsay after she was being harassed on Instagram.

February 28, 2021

The Bachelor's Rachael Kirkconnell Responds to Rachel Lindsay Leaving Instagram Amid Harassment

Rachael Kirkconnell is defending fellow Bachelor Nation star Rachel Lindsay after she deactivated her Instagram amid harassment from fans upset over a controversial interview with host Chris Harrison.

February 28, 2021

Rachel Lindsay’s Podcast Co-Host Defends Her From “Hateful” Comments After Deleting Instagram

Rachel Lindsay’s podcast co-host Van Lathan said Bachelor Nation fans should "get a f--king life" after The Bachelorette star received "hateful" messages on Instagram about Chris Harrison.

February 27, 2021

Rachel Lindsay Reveals Who She'd Want to Host The Bachelor's After the Final Rose Special

Rachel Lindsay shared who she thinks would be a great host for the After the Final Rose special. As she explained, it should "be somebody people trust to have these conversations."

February 24, 2021

Matt James Addresses Recent Bachelor Nation Controversies

"Bachelor" star shares his thoughts about recent controversies regarding Chris Harrison, Rachael Kirkconnell and what he hopes to see in future seasons.

February 23, 2021

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Bachelorette Alum Ivan Hall "Wouldn't Feel Comfortable" Doing BIP With Chris Harrison

In an exclusive interview with E! News, Bachelorette finalist Ivan Hall spoke out against Chris Harrison following his controversial defense of The Bachelor's Rachael Kirkconnell.

February 23, 2021

Would Rachel Lindsay Consider Being Next "Bachelor" Host?

After Chris Harrison announced his temporary exit from the show for defending historic racism, the former "Bachelorette" discusses moving forward!

February 16, 2021

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Would Rachel Lindsay Replace Chris Harrison as Bachelor Host? She Says…

On the heels of Chris Harrison's swift announcement of his temporary exit, Rachel Lindsay weighed in on their interview and whether she would consider an opportunity to host the franchise.

February 16, 2021

Why Rachel Lindsay Is Struggling to Accept Chris Harrison's Apology Amid Rachael Kirkconnell Controversy

After Chris Harrison received backlash for his interview with Rachel Lindsay about Rachael Kirkconnell, The Bachelorette alum shared her thoughts on their talk and his apology.

February 12, 2021

Matt James' Bachelor Contestants Say They "Denounce Any Defense of Racism" in Joint Message

In light of The Bachelor host Chris Harrison defending contestant Rachael Kirkconnell, the women of Matt James' season issued a statement criticizing "any defense of racism."

February 12, 2021

Chris Harrison Apologizes for Defending Rachael Kirkconnell in a Way That "Perpetuates Racism"

After Chris Harrison was criticized for defending Bachelor contestant Rachael Kirkconnell, he took to social media on Feb. 10 to apologize to fans and Rachel Lindsay.

February 11, 2021

The Bachelor’s Chelsea Vaughn on the Importance of Her and Matt James’ Conversation About Hair

The Bachelor’s Chelsea Vaughn discussed her and Matt James' meaningful conversation about Black hair on the Bachelor Happy Hour podcast.

January 26, 2021