Rachel Lindsay Says ABC Cast Matt James as a ‘Knee-Jerk Reaction’

In a series of tweets on Friday, Rachel Lindsay, the lead on season 13 of The Bachelorette, shared her feelings about the Bachelor franchise’s decision to cast Matt James as its lead for season 25. After offering her congratulations to 28-year-old James, who will be the first Black Bachelor in the history of the series, … Read more

Rachel Lindsay Is “Embarrassed” By ‘The Bachelor’ Lack of Diversity

As the only Black lead in the franchise’s history, Rachel Lindsay is tasked with being the most outspoken Bachelor/Bachelorette alum when it comes to the show’s lack of diversity. She has spoken up about it time and time again, and while Chris Harrison seemingly attempts to pass the buck on people of color not attending … Read more