The bachelorette The 2022 final did not address all the drama that has emerged this season. The last episode featured Rachel and Tino’s dramatic breakup and text messages leaked by Eric Scheuer’s ex-girlfriend. However, the epilogue did not address the controversy surrounding an old photo of Eric in Blackface. Kaitlyn Bristowe recently shared her feelings about it.
[Spoiler alert: The Bachelorette Season 19 finale spoilers ahead.]
The 2022 ‘Bachelorette’ finale didn’t address Erich’s Blackface image
The bachelorette The 2022 finals featured a live special of Beyond the Final Rose, where Jesse Palmer sat down with Rachel, Gabe, and the finalists. The live special dealt with Rachel and Tino’s messy breakup, with Tino admitting to cheating on Rachel by kissing another girl.
After that, Eric and Gabe sat on the stage. Jesse brought up the latest statement Eric’s ex-girlfriend made, saying he broke up with her to go on the show, as well as the text messages she leaked. However, none of them talked about the Blackface controversy surrounding Eric.
Recently, a high school yearbook photo of Erich wearing black face as Jimi Hendrix resurfaced. Although Eric apologized for the photo on his Instagram, the show didn’t touch on it.
Kaitlyn Bristowe summoned the show for ignoring the Blackface controversy
some fans The bachelorette She responded angrily that the ending did not address the controversy surrounding Eric’s photo. Former Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe also shared her thoughts on Instagram.
“On the show, Eric and Gabe had a real chance to use their voice and express appreciation for Black Face. I don’t think we need to read scripts from his ex or set up a fake mansion for Zack. I think we need to keep evolving and showing off with so many people watching,” she wrote.
She continued, “I had the impression Michelle, myself and Becca would have this matter dealt with.” “No, and it’s not good. Am I happy that they are happy? 10,000%. I always root for love. I hope to hear more from them about this.”
At the end of her post, Caitlin added, “This show has given me so much. I am so grateful, yet I still want to hold people accountable. Please, Bachelor Nation, listen to the voices that have to be heard. This deserves to be heard.”
I don’t want to speak for Michelle [Young], but I know she’s committed to being a pioneer with a promise of change,” Kaitlyn continued. “To clean up Blackface, and act as if we didn’t have the time? What message does this send? Hasn’t Rachel Lindsay already shown us how important this is? ”
The ‘Bachelor’ franchise has been criticized for its lack of diversity
The bachelorette And the BSC Continue to face criticism of a lack of diversity when selecting potential clients. Kaitlyn seemed to hint at this in the remainder of her post, as she discussed the latest Bachelor option – Zach Chalcross.
“Zach is so cool and so cute and cute. I also want him to find love. I just think they have a lot of options for a bachelor’s degree and they should let the voting system choose who America wants.” I wrote. “With that being said, I really sympathize with Zack, knowing this would be very confusing for him and he would always be here if he needed my help.”
The bachelorette The Season 19 finale is currently streaming on Hulu.
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