‘Bachelor’ franchise star Rachel Lindsay says Chris Harrison made ‘right decision’ to step aside as host
Lindsay, who made history as the first Black Bachelorette, interviewed Harrison and asked about contestant Rachel Kirkonnell’s past racist behavior that included attending an “Old South” themed party at a plantation in 2018. Harrison ended up defending Kirkonnell in the interview, which prompted backlash and ultimately led to his decision to step aside for a time of personal reflection.
Speaking to Extra’s Billy Bush on Monday, Lindsay opened up about the controversy, admitting that she believes Harrison is making the right decision by stepping down.
“Chris has stepped aside, which I think is the right decision because, like he said, he needs to…