Chris Harrison Exits ‘Bachelor’ Franchise; Rose Withers On 19-Year Run As Host After Racism Controversy
EXCLUSIVE: Just hours after the 17th season of The Bachelor ette debuted, long-time host Chris Harrison has exited the romance franchise for good. Having fronted the Mike Fleiss -created The Bachelor …
spinoffs since 2002, Harrison will receive a rose of his own in the form of mid-range eight-figure payoff and promise to keep his mouth shut, I hear. The usual platitudes are expected to be exchanged for public consumption when the agreement is made public later today, but there is certainly no romance in the air behind the scenes.
While whispers over Harrison’s permanent break-up with the Bachelorverse were all over town after it was revealed last week that Fleiss pal David Spade and others would be guest hosting the next season ofthis summer, the form of the final split itself was uncertain until early this morning. Pencilling in the
Bachelorettepremiere as their event horizon, Harrison’s reps have been in increasingly intense negotiations over the past few days with WBTV and, to a lesser extent, the Disney-owned ABC.Related StoryAfter that deadline of sorts came and passed last night with the money issue resolved, it was the legal stray ends that remained. headtopics.com
The confidential settlement with franchise producers and distributorwas finally reached after one more flurry of back and forth between the parties andBachelorbroadcaster ABC on Monday night. A motivational undercurrent, so to speak, throughout was Harrison lawyer Bryan Freedman pledging to unleash the Shiva of lawsuits exposing a swath of
The Bachelor’salleged dirty laundry unless his Gersh-repped client emerged feeling the financial love.Neither reps for Harrison, WBTV nor ABC returned request for comment on the settlement when contacted by Deadline. We will update when we hear from them.
Harrison was shoved aside from the franchiseafter offering in an interview a pass and “compassion” toBachelorcontestant Rachael Kirkconnell over 2018 photos that surfaced of the Season 25 contestant participating in Old South slave plantation-themed fraternity formal. As the fallout from the interview and Kirkconnell’s racist barbed party rapidly grew, a strongly nudged and apologetic Harrison declared around Valentine’s Day that he would be “stepping aside” from the first season of
The Bachelorto have a Black man at its core.Spotlighting the pitfalls of prerecording in this context, Read more: Deadline Hollywood »
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😲😲😲. I know he wouldve wanted a different outcome, but they did what they thought was best. We shall see. Shes had some good seasons. He isn’t or wasn’t Alex Trebex so who cares. Question the racist that hosted 19 years on dating show. Who was Chris Harrison. Yes you hit the daily double. Interesting.
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