The single person addressed a very serious problem during the episode “Women Tell All” Monday evening. After the ladies of the season by Peter Weber have gone the way of memory and explained their differences, the former bachelorette Rachel Lindsay went on stage to address the online hatred and harassment that women have received on social networks . “It’s so unfortunate because people have become so comfortable being mean and mean as never on social media,” she told Chris Harrison. “If we are to solve this problem, we must recognize it.”
“If we are to solve this problem, we must recognize it.”
She also explained how, when she was chosen as the first Black Bachelorette in 2017, she really wanted to “pave the way for women who looked like me who had not been represented in this role in this show”. However, after seeing the constant hatred that the candidates continue to receive, she feels that her “efforts are in vain”. “It seems to be getting worse,” she said. “I feel like you see us talking about the hatred we get, but you have no idea what it really is.”
Rachel then read some of the hateful comments women have received online, including death threats, name-calling and racial slurs. “I tremble as I read this because it’s shocking, it’s uncomfortable,” said Rachel in tears. “I know how uncomfortable it is for you to see. Imagine how uncomfortable it is to put this in your comments and MDs every day, every week, every month. iceberg. ” Watch his full powerful video above.