Call for black ‘Bachelors’
By Clarence Page
A class-action suit filed by two black men claims”The Bachelor”turned them away because they were not white. I think they should feel relieved. Having the right to embarrass yourself on national television doesn’t mean you actually should do it.
Nevertheless, there is no shortage of people seeking fame by way of the so-called “reality” TV shows such as this dating competition, which has been on ABC since 2002, and its sister show, “The Bachelorette.” Two of them are Nathaniel Claybrooks and Christopher Johnson of Nashville. They say in a suit filed in federal court there that they were not given the same consideration as white candidates when they tried out to be contestants during a regional casting call. Read More