Chris Harrison Compares Peter Weber’s ‘Bachelor’ Season to ‘The Jerry Springer Show’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Chris Harrison and Peter Weber

Chris Harrison wasn’t kidding when he mentioned that Peter Weber’s Bachelor season was essentially the most dramatic season ever. But, based on followers, not in a great way.

Chris Harrison and Peter Weber | John Fleenor via Getty Images
Chris Harrison and Peter Weber | John Fleenor by way of Getty Images

The drama of Peter Weber’s season of ‘The Bachelor’

Weber was criticized closely for the way he navigated his season. Fans known as him indecisive and immature. Some mentioned it was clear that he wasn’t in any respect able to get engaged. But the pilot forgives himself for his habits on the present. He says, till you’re the bachelor, nobody may ever know the sort of stress and stress that comes with the gig.

“I can understand being indecisive, because dating 30 women is not easy and that will never be easy and no one is prepared for that,” he advised Entertainment Tonight on February 5. “So, I totally give myself grace for being indecisive in a moment that’s so confusing and so tough and it’s kind of rushed. You have deadlines, you have to let go of people, and that I’m OK with.”

That, and Weber identified that he wasn’t seeing all the pieces that Bachelor Nation was seeing. All he knew had been his interactions with contestants.

“I’m not gonna say I feel like it was hidden from me, but I will fully accept and own that, yeah, there were a lot of moments where I was indecisive,” he mentioned. “But again, I give myself all the grace in the world ’cause it’s a tough situation to be in.”

In addition to Weber’s actions within the main position, The Bachelor viewers additionally didn’t take care of the pilot’s contestants, calling them too younger and imply. Some followers advised that there wasn’t a transparent villain within the season as a result of the entire contestants had been villains.

One lady specifically, Victoria Fuller, was the face of a number of the season’s drama. She misplaced a bunch date prize as a result of it was found that she’d modeled for a model that makes use of White Lives Matter symbolism and phrasing. She was accused of bullying her classmates in class. And she was accused of breaking apart her buddies’ marriages by sleeping with their husbands.

Peter Weber’s season of ‘The Bachelor’ was like one lengthy episode of ‘The Jerry Springer Show’

So when Chris Harrison likens Weber’s season to The Jerry Springer Show, it’s not tough to see why.

The host did a video for BuzzFeed the place he learn “thirst tweets” about himself to advertise The Bachelor: Listen to Your Heart. One of them learn: “Chris Harrison is really just sexy Jerry Springer.”

“Yeah. You know, this last season with Peter I felt like I was just a chair throw away from Jerry Springer so that might be more on point than I hope,” he replied.

It’s clear that The Bachelor franchise took the viewers’s issues to coronary heart as a result of they forged 39-year-old Clare Crawley as the subsequent bachelorette. While a lot of her contestants had been over 10 years youthful than her, the community is at the moment performing some recasting to make sure a extra mature forged for Crawley. Hopefully, with an older set of leads and contestants, a lot of the mind-numbing drama will fall by the wayside.

Read extra: Is Matt James Still on Clare Crawley’s Season of ‘The Bachelorette’? He Hopes so–’I’m Looking Forward to It’

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