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The Bachelor Faces Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

3 years agoNews : CitizenSugar

If you've watched any of the combined 23 seasons of reality TV dating show The Bachelor and its spinoff The Bachelorette, you've probably noticed they are lacking in the diversity department - in a big way. Neither shows have featured a bachelor or bachelorette of color, and for the most part, nonwhite contestants don't make it very far. Fed up with the hit show's lack of diversity, two African-American football players from Nashville are filing a racial discrimination lawsuit against The Bachelor on behalf of "all persons of color who have applied for the role of The Bachelor or Bachelorette but been denied the equal opportunity for selection on the basis of race.
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