Some ‘Bachelor’ Fans Feel Colton Underwood Should Be Defending, Not Bashing, Cassie Randolph on Social Media

by Jeremy Spirogis
Cassie Randolph and Colton Underwood

Former bachelor Colton Underwood and his season winner Cassie Randolph’s breakup lately bought messy.

They introduced their cut up on Instagram on May 29. Both Randolph and Underwood wrote about wanting to stay mates. But then Randolph did an interview with Chris Harrison on The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons — Ever! and Underwood was, evidently, not too happy.

Cassie Randolph and Colton Underwood
Cassie Randolph and Colton Underwood | Kimberly White/Getty Images for Topgolf Entertainment Group

Colton Underwood seemingly didn’t respect Cassie Randolph’s ‘Bachelor’ interview

Many Bachelor followers felt Randolph was respectful of Underwood within the interview, offering solely obscure solutions about their cut up. She was even criticized for it. Though others felt she ought to have identified Harrison was going to particularly ask her in regards to the breakup and subsequently shouldn’t have participated if she and Underwood agreed to maintain their parting non-public.

Either means, followers can agree, it appears the interview rubbed Underwood the mistaken means.

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“These last few weeks have been challenging because, by now, you all know I’m an open book and I enjoy sharing my life with y’all. When our relationship ended we agreed to handle things as privately as possible as we attempted to navigate our new relationship as friends. I chose to do that since we were living in this interim period, but obviously a lot changed this week,” Underwood wrote on Instagram on July 9.

Some followers felt the post was an apparent dig at Randolph.

“It sounds like he’s shading Cassie by saying he was trying to take the high road at first and handle this privately and be friends but then ‘but obviously things changed a lot this week,’” wrote one Reddit person. “Her solo interview didn’t say much but it must have irked him in some way.”

Some ‘Bachelor’ followers assume Colton ought to have inspired individuals to go simpler on Cassie

Other members of Bachelor Nation really feel Underwood ought to have used the post as a possibility to speak his followers about going simpler on Randolph. She’s been open about the truth that she’s been on the receiving finish of a variety of hate since their breakup.

“Well I’m so glad you’re enjoying all the positive and loving messages while your fans are bullying Cassie,” wrote one Reddit person.

“To come on and thank fans for their supportive messages without asking that they not send negativity Cassie’s way is sh*tty. I think him not taking up for her in any way has pushed her to her wit’s end. He’s letting himself be victimized at her expense,” one other fan weighed in.

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Since Underwood’s post, Randolph took to her Instagram tales to publicly ask her ex to “refrain from prolonging our breakup, or dragging me, when we both know it’s unwarranted.”

Bachelor followers are nonetheless at nighttime in regards to the specifics of Underwood and Randolph’s breakup. But one factor appears to be clear: The former couple goes to have a trickier time staying mates than they initially anticipated.

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