‘The Bachelorette’: Why Bachelor Nation Is Calling Clare Crawley a Hypocrite

by Jeremy Spirogis
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While ABC has but to touch upon The Bachelorette drama, a number of sources have acknowledged that Clare Crawley is now not within the lead function and Tayshia Adams (from Colton Underwood’s season of The Bachelor and Bachelor in Paradise) is stepping in. Reportedly, Crawley fell in love with one in all her contestants simply two weeks into filming (they apparently had been speaking previous to assembly up in Palm Springs). Now, a few of Bachelor Nation is being essential of Crawley for breaking “the rules” of the franchise.

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Why ‘Bachelorette’ followers are criticizing Clare Crawley

On April 25, Crawley took to Twitter to instruct her contestants to “respect the rules,” seemingly as a result of she felt a few of her future suitors have been fame-seeking within the interim between when manufacturing obtained shut down because of COVID-19 and when filming started.

“Respect the opportunity you’ve been given. Respect the rules. Respect me,” she wrote.

Some followers really feel Crawley’s talking to and attending to know a contestant previous to filming is breaking the principles.

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“The issue is Clare claimed there were rules and was upset people weren’t respecting them,” tweeted one fan.

Additionally, some followers are upset that Crawley went on the Bachelor Happy Hour podcast and spoke about how she was starting her journey with an open thoughts and open coronary heart.

“She went on Bachelor Happy Hour podcast right before and said how open minded she was and not going to rush anything blah blah blah…all while she was [texting] with Dale LOL,” one fan wrote.

Reality Steve reminds Bachelor Nation that there are not any guidelines

Reality TV blogger and Bachelor Nation skilled Reality Steve took to Twitter to defend Clare.

“Wanted to address some of the current sentiment regarding Clare and ‘Bachelorette’ filming because I’m not understanding the hate she’s getting. First off, no one knows EXACTLY what’s going on right now. We have an idea, but not many details. That’s first and foremost…” he started.

“But the one thing I keep hearing over and over again is Clare getting torched bc of her tweet back in June telling her guys to ‘…respect the rules. Respect me’ but now from what we’re hearing, people think that’s hypocritical of her now that she’s ended her season for one guy,” Steve continued.

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The blogger tweeted that “there are no ‘rules’ per se,” and that “if there EVER were, they were thrown out the window the minute COVID hit and postponed her season.” Crawley is the primary bachelorette to have the chance to see who her solid is earlier than filming.

Steve additionally gave examples of different contestants who obtained on the present after having already met the leads. Kelley Flanagan on Peter Weber’s season. “Liz on Nick’s season,” and “Lauren had met Arie a couple months before his season.”

“The ONLY way Clare is in the wrong here is if the show specifically told her when production shut down in March ‘Don’t talk to any guys and report any that contact you,’ which, I don’t see them doing. I just think they said nothing and whatever happened happened,” he tweeted.

Currently, there’s nonetheless loads of info lacking concerning what’s actually occurring at La Quinta. We’re simply going to have to attend for Crawley/Adams’ season of The Bachelorette to learn the way every part transpired.

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