Matt James, the first Black star of The Bachelor, is speaking out in a new statement about his experience on the show and the controversy surrounding contestant Rachael Kirkconnell.
For those that don’t know, Rachael received backlash after photos surfaced of her attending a plantation-themed party.
People also discovered that she “liked” photos that featured friends posing in front of Confederate flags. The Bachelor host Chris Harrison then gave an interview in which he defended her and he said some really terrible things, which led to him stepping away from the remainder of the season.
Now, Matt is finally breaking his silence on everything that happened. Click inside to read his statement… “The past few weeks have been some of theRead more on justjared.com