"The Bachelor" Really Is Kinda Racist

Think about it: how many non-white people do you remember being on the series, ever? Exactly.

The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that a class-action lawsuit will be filed against ABC and "The Bachelor" due to its staggering lack of color throughout the show's 23 seasons:

A group of Nashville residents led by football players Nathaniel Claybrooks and Christopher Johnson said Tuesday they will file a class-action lawsuit against the ABC dating competition series The Bachelor and The Bachelorette for racial discrimination. The potential plaintiffs point out that over 10 years of the show and 23 seasons, the programs have not featured a single person of color as the featured Bachelor or Bachelorette.

The lawsuit got me to thinking...

Yet the problem lies not only with the selected men to star on "The Bachelor," but also in the contestants. The following cast photos depict the contestants as a largely white group, with a smattering of color here and there (that has seemed to disappear over the show's tenture):

The Bachelor, Season 1

The Bachelor, Season 1


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