Katie Thurston Had “Concerns” Leading New Season Amid Chris Harrison Interview Scandal on “The Bachelorette” Katie Thurston Had “Concerns” Leading New Season Amid Chris Harrison Interview Scandal
Katie Thurston is the next Bachelorette, but the reality personality admitted that she had some reservations before embarking on her new adventure. When the Chris Harrison interview incident broke, Thurston expressed her “concerns” about leading the season.
After the Chris Harrison interview fiasco, Katie Thurston is in charge of Season 17 of “The Bachelorette.”
On The Bachelor: After the Final Rose, Thurston was revealed as the first of two leads. Her turn as the leading lady came at a time when Harrison’s future in the franchise was still up in the air. Many viewers of the show were outraged by Harrison’s statements, which defended other competitor Rachael Kirkconnell’s previous social media misuse.
The future host of The Bachelorette was unknown when Emmanuel Acho revealed that Thurston will be the lead. Harrison had stepped down as showrunner — ostensibly temporarily — at the time. By the time Thurston arrived for night one of filming, ABC had found new hosts in Tayshia Adams and Kaitlyn Bristowe.
Thurston, on the other hand, had misgivings about how the season would play out.
After the Chris Harrison controversy, Katie Thurston expressed her “concerns” about leading “The Bachelorette.”
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Thurston opened up to The Hollywood Reporter about how she felt at the moment of her starring announcement.
Thurston stated of the Harrison scandal, “I had my own reservations.” “I wanted my experience to be authentic to myself, as well as beneficial to the men who would be joining me and Bachelor Nation. And I believe that was seriously considered and worked out. I stated my desires for my path, and I believe I was heard.”
“It feels different,” she says, referring to the first episode… This is a condensed version of the narrative. I hope you found it entertaining.