Two men who applied to be The Bachelor sued the show, its producers, and network for racial discrimination today. Nashville's ABC affiliate WKRN has details; that includes a statement from Warner Horizon Television, which produces the series:"This complaint is baseless and without merit. In fact, we have had various participants of color throughout the series' history, and the producers have been consistently and publicly vocal about seeking diverse candidates for both programs.
A lawsuit challenging The Bachelor's casting discriminated on the basis of race has been dismissed, with a judge agreeing with arguments from producers ABC and Warner Horizon that their casting is protected free speech. The judge no... Read Post
Producers of The Bachelor suggest in legal filings that they will defend themselves against a racial discrimination lawsuit by claiming they have the right to free speech. Specifically, it says, "that television casting decisions ar... Read Post