Rachel Lindsay is finished sharing her opinions on the subject of Chris Harrison. Although the previous Bachelorette, 35, accepts the host’s apology for the remarks he made throughout their February 9 Extra interview, she has no real interest in telling her ideas concerning whether or not or not he ought to return to Bachelor Nation.
“I settle for the apology. Let’s transfer ahead. I’m not going to present any opinion on what I believe ought to occur with the franchise, what I believe [his] function ought to be transferring ahead,” the Texas native stated throughout the Friday, March 5, episode of her and Van Lathan‘s “Higher Learning” podcast. “I believe one thing is getting misplaced right here, and that’s, I’m not on the present anymore. I went on Bachelor, Bachelorette, I discovered my husband. I moved on.”
Though Lindsay cohosts ABC’s official “Bachelor Completely satisfied Hour” podcast, she claims she’s not a part of the franchise, including that those who are at the moment on the present ought to be the voices heard.
“We have to be asking them how they really feel, when they consider this, what their emotions are about how the franchise should be moving forward. All people’s making this Chris vs Rachel, as a substitute of taking a look at what he stated and the impression that it’s having on individuals of shade on this franchise and past — the individuals who watched that interview and have been offended by it,” the Bachelor alum informed her cohost. “It’s not, ‘What does Rachel take into consideration what Chris stated?’ Chris stated it. What he stated was problematic, which we’ve all acknowledged, so how do the individuals really feel who have been impacted by that? And I believe that’s the query we have to be asking.”
Harrison, 49, gave his first interview on Good Morning America on Thursday, March 4, apologizing as soon as once more for defending Rachael Kirkconnell, who attended a plantation-themed occasion in 2018 and “appreciated” racially insensitive photographs. He additionally lent one other apology to Lindsay.
“I’m saddened and shocked at how insensitive I was in that interview with Rachel Lindsay. I can’t imagine I didn’t converse in opposition to antebellum events, what they stand for,” the Excellent Letter creator stated on the time. “I didn’t say it then and I wish to say it now: these events will not be OK, previous, current, future. And I didn’t converse from my coronary heart. And that’s to say that I stand in opposition to all types of racism, and I’m deeply sorry to Rachel Lindsay and to the Black group.”
The previous Bachelorette revealed on Thursday night time’s Additional that she accepts his apology. “I believe it’s vital for me to say that as a result of I haven’t actually talked about, you realize, Chris and the assertion as a result of I’m not attempting to make this a Chris vs. Rachel,” she informed Billy Bush.
The previous Who Desires to Be a Millionaire? host, who chose to step away from the franchise and received’t be internet hosting the upcoming After the Last Rose particular, additionally said throughout the interview that he plans on returning to the present.
“I wish to be again,” Harrison stated on Good Morning America. “This interview isn’t the end line, there’s much more work to be done and I’m excited to be part of that change.”