For anybody residing under a rock–or maybe perhaps maybe not enthusiastic about The Bachelor franchise–ABC announced the other day that this year’s Bachelor is previous NFL player Colton Underwood.
Bachelor Nation is certainly not happy.
Underwood joined the franchise as a contestant within the last period of this Bachelorette, featuring Becca Kufrin. The 26-year-old US football celebrity produced splash as he arrived on the scene to Becca and all sorts of of America as a virgin. It’s a storyline that ABC clearly intends to increase straight straight down on into the new season, which premieres in January 2019: with its pr release, ABC defines Underwood while the man “best known for their candor whenever speaing frankly about their virginity.”
Underwood’s choice to keep a virgin has been a good event to involve some much-needed conversations about changing social attitudes to intercourse, together with part of intercourse in healthier relationships. But all this has done this far is act as an address for him to be involved in the identical unhealthy hookup tradition which includes so frequently permeated the Bachelor franchise. […]