Rachel Lindsay has opened up in an unique interview about how she feels after Chris Harrison introduced he would step down from ‘The Bachelor’.
Just days after Chris Harrison introduced he was “stepping aside” from The Bachelor franchise, former contestant Rachel Lindsay revealed she hopes the host will “educate himself” shifting ahead. The actuality TV star sat down for an unique interview with HollywoodLife on February 15, and opened up about her response to his a number of apologies. “I’m happy to see that he’s getting education to be more productive and more profound in his level of understanding in regards to this issue. I’m happy to hear that, and I’ll be one of the many that’s going to sit back and wait and see what happens with all of this,” she advised HL.
The longtime host shared a prolonged Instagram submit on Feb 13, after he made headlines over his controversial feedback throughout an interview with Rachel on Extra. The pair mentioned season 25 Bachelor contestant, Racahel Kirkconnell, and the controversy surrounding resurfaced images of her attending an Old South-themed social gathering in school. “I have spent the last few days listening to the pain my words have caused, and I am deeply remorseful,” his first apology learn. “My ignorance did damage to my friends, colleagues and strangers alike.”
Chris then shared a second social media apology, which “shocked” Rachel. “When people were sending it to me I was like, ‘Wait, I already saw this.’ But good! Good! Continue to apologize. Continue to recognize the wrong in the situation,” she mentioned. “It is an apology. I’ve said this before. It’s the bare minimum and it’s our job to hold people accountable for the things that they say. If I’m reading the apology right … he’s going to hold himself accountable. It’s great.”
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Rachel additionally revealed that Chris reached out to her to apologize personally, earlier than releasing a public assertion. She hopes he continues to “make steps” in direction of shifting ahead. “It’s more than reading. It’s more than watching a documentary. It’s really getting there with people who have gone through these experiences,” she defined. :People who’ve been there, who can clarify issues for you, getting out locally and seeing what’s happening, seeing the impression that racism has had on our society.” She added, “I’m excited to see what happens next. I’m glad he’s taking the steps to move forward.”
Rachel and her husband Bryan Abosolo have additionally been working with the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital for the #Nicklaus4Kids50/50 Campaign. Florida residents can play the 50/50 raffle to win a giant money prize whereas supporting Nicklaus Children’s Hospital at nicklaus4.com.