The Bachelorette

Rachel is wearing a gorgeous metallic gold ballroom gown with a slit down the thigh, but she’s questioning Bryan’s proposal. (Image Credit: Instagram/bach21squad)

The Bachelorette Finale: Rachel Was The Bachelorette We Didn't Deserve, And She Deserved So Much Better

Rachel admits that she cried her lashes off for Peter, yet less than 24 hours later, she is getting engaged to Bryan. Read...
Jagger Blaec    |   08.8.17   |   SHARE
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Up your followers past a certain number, and endorsement deals might suddenly seem a whole lot more lucrative than that old proletariat pastime of "love." (Image Credit: Instagram/@tristasutter)

I Miss When The Bachelor Franchise At Least Pretended To Take Itself Seriously

The blatant promise of a career in the spotlight has stripped the Bachelor/Bachelorette of its beautiful, benign lie: that we could watch “regular” Read...
Jess Lahitou    |   07.26.17   |   SHARE
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On Peter’s date, it looks like he’s low-key leading her on. He’s not all in, and seems super fake. Peter’s body language looks closed-off to me. He just doesn't know if Rachel’s the one. (Image Credit: Instagram/thebacheloretteabc)

Fake Cheeks & Fake Love: Bachelorette Review

This week, we visit Rachel’s hometown of Dallas, TX, with the three men left - Peter, Eric, and Bryan. All but Bryan win family approval before the Read...
Jagger Blaec    |   07.25.17   |   SHARE
Rachel cuts a lot of guys loose as the season heads towards its final few episodes. (Image Credit: Instagram/bacheloretteabc)

Bachelorette Recap: Rachel Says Bye To Lee, Finally (But Why Alex?!)

These past two episodes have been very emotionally taxing, but I feel relieved that the show has been rid of distractions like the feud between Lee Read...
Jagger Blaec    |   06.28.17   |   SHARE
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I’m not looking forward to watching two hours sprinkled with "Snake" Lee abusing the Black cast members, and I feel especially bad for Kenny, who deserves a real shot at love. (YouTube/Anna Marie)

Bachelorette Episode 5 Review, Part One: Glorifying Racist Trash For Ratings

This entire Lee vs. Kenny storyline is trash, and shame on ABC for thinking it was a good idea to exploit the "Angry Black Man" trope for Read...
Jagger Blaec    |   06.27.17   |   SHARE
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Previews for a showdown between Kenny & Lee marked a dark turn for Rachel's season of "The Bachelorette." (Image Credit: YouTube/Bachelor Nation on ABC)

Bachelorette Review: Weddings In Wisconsin & More Of Racist, "Alternative Facts" Lee

Due to racist Lee, the night continues to devolve into another series of stereotypes, as the non-Black bachelors in the house get into it with the Read...
Jagger Blaec    |   06.20.17   |   SHARE
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Bachelorette Rachel says goodbye to DeMario, hello to shirtless dancing on daytime TV & mud pit wrestling, and farewell to Fred.

Bachelorette Review: Magic Mike & Makeouts

I can't help but wonder if ABC is playing into these concepts of respectability. A lighter-complexioned Anthony with a suit and bald head waxes on Read...
Jagger Blaec    |   06.6.17   |   SHARE
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Rachel's face here is our faces watching this whole episode.

Gap Teeth And Toxic Masculinity: A Bachelorette Recap

I think we all collectively swooned when Peter proclaimed he was going to make a great dad…to the dog. Read...
Jagger Blaec    |   05.30.17   |   SHARE