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'The Bachelor' Takes a Stand Against Bullying & Fans Are Calling Out the Show for This Reason

'The Bachelor' Takes a Stand Against Bullying & Fans Are Calling Out the Show for This Reason

The contestants on The Bachelor have been the victims of cyberbullying for years and the show is finally taking a stand against the online hate, though fans are now calling out the show.

During a segment on the Women Tell All special, which aired on Monday (March 2), former The Bachelorette star Rachel Lindsay returned to address the very serious issue.

Rachel revealed that she constantly receives hateful messages in her Instagram comments and DMs. She even read aloud some of the messages that she and other contestants have received in the past.

“By not talking about it, people feel empowered that they can say certain things to us… If we are gonna fix this problem, we have to acknowledge the problem,” Rachel said. “I wanted to pave the way for women who look like me, who hadn’t been represented.”

The current contestants also addressed the hateful messages they’ve been receiving, including Tammy, who said she has been getting death threats in her work emails.

Fans are calling out the show because they say the program constantly airs bullying between the contestants and gives a platform to people who have bullied in the past. While fans applaud the show for standing against cyberbullying, some think the show has some more bullying issues they need to address as well.

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