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Twenty years. Twenty-six seasons. Two spin-offs. Millions have been mesmerized by “The Bachelor.” At first glance, the reality television franchise is an experiment in love and matchmaking in the modern era.

But for the most part, the love doesn’t last.…
“The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” have a mere 16% and 33% success rate, respectively. Yet no matter the gimmicks, countless crises or the amount of love-bombing and trauma dumping the franchise invokes, fans are still watching.…
The series has spawned a cult-ish online community referred to as #BachelorNation which thrives off the series’ organized chaos and drama.

The question that remains is whether this experiment is successful and why America continues to eat it up.…
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The next star of #TheBachelor might be an unfamiliar face — but not for long. Insiders say ABC has picked its next star from Michelle Young's upcoming season of #TheBachelorette.
The new leading man for Season 26 of the hit dating show is Clayton Echard, according to sources. ABC and Warner Bros. TV declined to comment.
If Echard’s name doesn’t ring a bell, it’s because Bachelor Nation hasn’t met him yet. Echard will be introduced to America as a suitor on the upcoming season of #TheBachelorette, which premieres next month, and will star fan-favorite Michelle Young.
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Bachelor Nation has a race problem, according to four former #TheBachelor contestants who spoke to @stephemcneal.

They say the franchise didn’t support them when they heard insensitive comments from fellow contestants and received racist abuse from fans:…
White contestants have been able to cause drama, pick fights and emerge with a healthy Instagram following.

Black contestants said they were subject to harassment and abuse from fans simply for being Black on a show that, they feel, was never built to support them.
“It speaks to who America is in probably one of the realest ways ever,” said Jubilee Sharpe, who appeared on the show’s 20th season. “But people don't realize it.”
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The many controversies that have clouded the latest season of "The Bachelor" will be addressed in the finale, The Times has confirmed.

@GeBraxton explains (thread)…
In an email, Warner Bros. Television, which produces the series, said issues will be addressed in the “After the Final Rose” special.

But it is unclear how the show can satisfy all fans…
The franchise is caught up in a firestorm involving racism, online abuse and questions about the future of host Chris Harrison.

As we explain, the dark side of #BachelorNation has also emerged:…
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Tell me there’s a Vegas bet on how many flying dates there will be this season on @BachelorABC.

I’ll go with a conservative 7 #BachelorNation
It runs in his blood, you guys #bachelor
“With that being said” definitely needs to go on the Bingo card for this season #bachelor
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Okay #BachelorNation. My name is Emily Joy, I'm a lesbian with an unhealthy obsession with this show, I have a degree in philosophical theology & apologetics from Moody Bible Institute, and if you're wondering what the fuck is going on I'm here to break it down. #TheBachelorette
In last night's episode @AlabamaHannah referenced the biblical story of the woman caught in adultery & the words of Jesus when he said, "let he who is without sin cast the first stone." The story she's referring to can be found here in the gospel of John:…
Now a couple interesting things to note: 1) unlike a lot of other Jesus stories, this one is found *only* in the gospel of John & not the others, and 2) there is good scholarly consensus that this bit of John was added later and was not a part of the original text of the gospel.
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OK, #BachelorNation, the guys competing for @AlabamaHannah's heart are up, which means it's time for my favorite game: Parsing their bios!
Brian, 30, is a math teacher who teaches "at the same high school he attended" in Louisville, Kentucky. He is also a "pun and sarcasm enthusiast."
Cam, 30, is a software salesman who is a "self-proclaimed 'dance-floor king.'" His favorite movie of all-time is "The Notebook" and believes the most important thing a woman can have is good dental hygiene.
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