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Chris Harrison’s ‘Bachelor’ payout battle may open ‘a can of worms’ — or close it

Chris Harrison is officially exiting “The Bachelor” franchise after nearly 20 years — and is reportedly seeking a golden parachute that may top eight figures.   The longtime host is out after he defended the behavior of contestant Rachael Kirkconnell — which was widely condemned as racially insensitive — in an interview with former Bachelorette star Rachel Lindsay, who became the first Black lead for the franchise in 2017. Rumors circulated that Harrison was on the outs after it was… Source link

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Chris Harrison’s ‘Bachelor’ future up in the air as Matt James, Bachelor Nation speak out

The Bachelor has a Chris Harrison problem. Well, the franchise actually has a lot of problems, but Harrison, who is essentially the face of Bachelor Nation, is one that is about to implode. As calls for Harrison’s firing grow louder, Matt James, the show’s first Black Bachelor in 25 seasons, broke his silence surrounding the controversy ahead of Monday’s new episode. James specifically called out Harrison’s “troubling and painful” words excusing historical racism. Harrison apologized and… Source link

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