The Bachelor’s Chris Harrison has spoken for the first time since stepping away from the franchise last month.
Sitting down with Michael Strahan for an interview on Good Morning America, Harrison addressed the recent racism controversy involving himself and Season 25 contestant Rachael Kirkconnell.
To summarize, Kirkconnell, who has become a clear frontrunner for this season’s star and first Black Bachelor Matt James, faced intense scrutiny when a viral TikTok accused her of sharing posts pushing QAnon conspiracy theories and liking others containing the Confederate flag.
Additional unearthed pictures, which appeared on Reddit, also show the Bachelor contestant at an “Old South” plantation-themed college party in 2018.
Harrison later sat down for an interview with Rachel Lindsay, the first and only Black woman to be cast as The Bachelorette lead,