The Bachelorette Has Responded to Controversy Over Frontrunner's Apparently Bigoted Social Media History 

This season’s Bachelorette, Becca Kufrin, has commented on the controversy over one of the reality show’s early frontrunners. The suitor in question, Garrett Yrigoyen, was seen to have liked some bigoted content on social media (mocking trans people and immigrants), as well as spreading falsities about Parkland,…

'There's Something They Want to Hide': A Conversation With Bachelor Nation Author Amy Kaufman

In May 2014, I wrote a piece about Amy Kaufman, an entertainment reporter for the Los Angeles Times who’d been uninvited by ABC from press calls and events for The Bachelor because the network disliked the tone of her coverage about the show. The choice to cut Kaufman off was an odd one. As a longtime fan of the…

After Allegations of Misconduct, What on Earth Will This Season of Bachelor in Paradise Look Like?

For the first time ever, ABC’s Bachelor spinoff Bachelor in Paradise is getting people to take it seriously. To the show’s discredit, this was accomplished through dark and unethical circumstances when two contestants’ alcohol-infused sexual encounter (not a first for BiP) lead to an internal investigation and bigger…

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