She’s petty: ‘Bachelor’s’ Leah Block comes for the 1st Black ‘Bachelorette’

Throwback to #BachelorNation Spelling Bee in @visithiltonhead ! I’ve seen a lot of people asking about the top, it’s from @zara ? • • • #hiltonhead #hiltonheadisland #lowcountrylife #TheBachelorette #SpellingChamp #TBT

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A wanna-be-chosen Leah Block from Season 20 of ABC’s “The Bachelor” and “Bachelor in Paradise” takes a shot at the first Black “Bachelorette” on Twitter. She tweeted a petty and “racist” comment during Monday, June 19th’s episode of the “The Bachelorette.” She commented: “I’m sitting here watching @BacheloretteABC and my roommate just sat down on the couch and said, ‘What is this? @LoveAndHipHop_? DEAD.” Block included a laughing emoji a

Block has since deleted the tweet and now apologizes saying, It “came from a place that humored the failure of representation of minorities in reality TV and belittled the significance of Rachel’s presence on the show.”


She wrote on Facebook, “I acknowledge that entertaining this kind of humor is a passive and careless action that stifles the progress the black community has made in television and continue to make in this industry.”

She came for Rachel Lindsay and the attorney by trade retorted; “Let me know if she wants to meet Lee…They sound like the would have a lot in common.”

Lee Garrett, a white singer-songwriter from Nashville, has been accused of picking fights with Black contestants.

In a tearful testimony, Lindsay said, “I get pressure from so many ways being in this position,” she said to the camera, directly addressing the high-stakes of her history-making season for the first time. “I already know what people are going to say about me, and judge me for the decisions I’m making. I’m going to have to be the one who has to deal with that and nobody else, and that’s a lot.”

Also she wrote in a blog for People about the diversity in casting, “I didn’t foresee how much conflict that would arise between the men. Yes, I only have two eyes, but if someone is on this journey who doesn’t belong, I’ll figure out that for myself even if it takes me longer than it should.”

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