Bachelor Nation Reacts to Chris Harrison’s Defense of Rachael
Chris Harrison has found himself in a very dramatic situation.
Last week, The Bachelor contestant Rachael Kirkconnell—who is competing for the affection of the first-ever Black Bachelor Matt James—came under fire after a Reddit user shared photos of the Georgia native attending a fraternity formal. The 2018 event was described by the poster as an “antebellum plantation themed ball.” Rachael has also faced criticism for alleged past social media behavior.
On Feb. 9, Chris appeared on Extra with Rachel Lindsay, the franchise’s first Black Bachelorette, and was asked about the situation. His answer immediately raised eyebrows.
“I haven’t talked to Rachael about it,” he shared. “And this is, again, where we all need to have a little grace, a little understanding, a little…