In current weeks, the courting collection has been embroiled in controversy. On Monday, Feb. 22, Matt addressed both Rachael and Chris’ scandals head-on.
“The previous few weeks have been a few of the most difficult of my life,” he started his Instagram put up, “and whereas there are a number of episodes left of the season, it can be crucial that I take the time to deal with the troubling data that has come to gentle since we wrapped filming, together with the extremely disappointing images of Rachael Kirkconnell and the interview between Rachel Lindsay and Chris Harrison.”
“The truth is that I am studying about these conditions in real-time,” he identified, “and it has been devastating and heartbreaking, to place it bluntly.”
“Chris’ failure to obtain and perceive the emotional labor that my good friend Rachel Lindsay was taking up by graciously and patiently explaining the racist history of the Antebellum South, a painful historical past that each American ought to perceive intimately, was troubling and painful to look at,” Matt continued, “As Black folks and allies instantly knew and understood, it was a transparent reflection of a a lot bigger concern that The Bachelor franchise has fallen quick on addressing adequately for years.”