Matt James Single The journey continues on screen as the franchise is embroiled in off-screen controversy. The real estate broker’s budding romance with Rachael Kirkconnell has made headlines amid her resurgence. racist actions, for which he apologized in a statement Thursday.
However, Rachael, who is still in the race for Matt’s heart in The Bachelor – He’s not the only one who apologized. On Wednesday, host Chris Harrison apologized for “speaking incorrectly in a way that perpetuates racism” during an interview with Rachel Lindsay about the scandal.
The Bachelor Nation continued to speak out against Chris’s comments, and on Saturday, the host again apologized, announcing that he will “step aside” for a while and that he will not be joining Matt’s. After the final rose special.
That special is still weeks away. First, Matt must decide which women will win dates in his hometown and what to do with Heather Martin’s surprise arrival.
ET will be blogging live along the way. Circle back when Monday’s episode begins for minute-by-minute updates.
The Bachelor airs Mondays at 8 pm ET / PT on ABC.