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Spotty Musings on The Bachelorette

There was something I intended to say about season thirteen of The Bachelorette. But it took me a few weeks to write it down and even then, a lot remains unsaid. This is what I ended up with:

To me this season hasn’t been about me liking one relationship over another, but how a network took an attractive, successful, and relatively well-adjusted Black woman (Rachel) and used her to present a false social commentary for ratings and ad dollars. To understand what I mean, you must look between the film flickers to the cigarette burns and ask, what was this season about? Was it about Rachel Lindsay finding a husband among 30 eligible suitors or something else? (more…)