Quotable: “Bachelor” Host Chris Harrison Calls Rozlyn “Desperate”
If you watched “The Bachelor” special last night, “The Women Tell All,” you definitely saw former contestant Rozlyn Papa — the one who got kicked off for having an “inappropriate relationship” with a producer — come on and attack host Chris Harrison. In fact, she even went so far as to imply that he’s a cheater! When Harrison, a married father of two, said that the producer with whom Rozlyn was allegedly involved was a dear friend, Rozlyn shot back: “That’s news to him, especially when you were hitting on his wife in New Zealand. He thought that was crazy.” Harrison cooly replied: “I won’t dignify that with a response. I hope you will become a better person through this.” (Clip above!)
After the jump, see what Harrison is telling “Entertainment Weekly” why he didn’t immediately reply to her accusation.
“That’s exactly what she would have wanted from me. It was a desperate attempt by a very desperate woman to create a diversion and deflect the spotlight from herself … Beyond the fact that it’s just flat out not true, that comment was well beyond the line of decency and speaks volumes to the kind of person Rozlyn is. My wife, who I’ve been with since I was 18 and have been married to for over 16 years, was in the audience that night and got as big a laugh out of Rozlyn’s comment as I did.”
What did you think of Rozlyn’s appearance last night and the way she went after Harrison? [via US Weekly]