Bachelor Nation is going through some serious growing pains. Tayshia Adams and Zac Clark recently called it quits, along with Blake Moynes and Katie Thurston. Before both of these splits Clare Crawley and Dale Moss broke off their engagement and it doesn’t sound like it was a clean break either. It’s almost like The Bachelor franchise doesn’t produce lasting relationships!
Aside from these relationship fails, Bachelor Nation watched as host Chris Harrison exited the franchise. As Us Weekly recapped in an exclusive, Chris “temporarily stepped down from the franchise in February after he supported contestant Rachael Kirkconnell’s history of racially insensitive social media posts.” Then “four months later” he departed from The Bachelor franchise “permanently.”
Since then, Tayshia and Kaitlyn Bristowe took over hosting duties. I personally love their dynamic with Michelle Young, the current star of The Bachelorette. On this last season of Bachelor in Paradise we saw a bunch of rotating hosts from David Spade to Lil Jon. Wells Adams, who acts as the lone bartender in paradise exclusively told US Weekly that he’s been in touch with Chris.
“He’s doing really well,” Wells shared. “[Chris] actually was the first person to congratulate me after I announced that I’m hosting this new show on Hulu called Best In Dough. [That] is a testament to his character that he was the first person to be like, ‘Hey man, I’m really proud of you. Good job. You deserve this.’”
As for what he thinks Chris is up to now, Wells “can’t speak for him.” However, he does have “a feeling that he’s got something up his sleeve. That’s my feeling. That something has been cooking with the old Harrison.” Wells also added that he’s “excited to see what he does.”
I’m hoping Chris will write a tell-all about The Bachelor creator and executive producer Mike Fliess and share a behind-the-scenes look at the franchise. Mike has made some bad decisions in his time– the most recent being the hiring of Jesse Palmer, another white dude, to act as the new host of The Bachelor. Because that’s how you demonstrate commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and awareness.
TELL US- WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT WELLS’ COMMENTS? WHO DO YOU WANT TO SEE HOST THE BACHELOR SHOWS? SHOULD TAYSHIA AND KAITLYN STAY IN THE HOSTING SEAT? WHAT ABOUT WELLS?
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