“The Bachelor” Series Sued For Racial Discrimination

By: TooFab / April 20, 2012

Two black men are taking “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” to court with a lawsuitthat claims the reality shows are blocking contestants of color from starring roles.

Nathaniel Claybrooks and Christopher Johnson filed a federal lawsuit in Nashville Wednesday against the popular TV shows claiming they are engaged in a pattern of racial discrimination that intentionally excludes people of color. The Nashville men said at a casting call in August that they were given scant consideration compared to white men seeking a leading role for “The Bachelor.” Read more…