Bachelor: Casting Matt James Was Discussed For 'Quite Some

ABC Names Matt James as the First Black ‘Bachelor’ for ...

Jun 12, 2020· ABC Names Matt James as the First Black 'Bachelor' for 2021's Season 25! ... but this has been talked about for quite some time, ... He also denied that casting Matt was a response to criticism.

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Mike Johnson miffed ABC passed on him again when casting ...

Mike Johnson miffed ABC passed on him again when casting Matt James as 'The Bachelor' 25 lead. The Bachelorette alum Mike Johnson admits he was "butt-hurt" for a bit when The Bachelor producers passed on him for the second time and selected Matt James to star as the first black Bachelor on Season 25 instead.

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Mike Johnson Reacts To Matt James’ ‘Bachelor’ Casting ...

Jun 13, 2020· Matt James in his first promo pic as ABC’s new Bachelor for season 25. Photo credit: ABC. The show’s executive producers released a statement about Matt’s casting and addressed how they are ...

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Rachel Lindsay explains her reaction on ABC's casting of ...

Jun 18, 2020· Television personality Rachel Lindsay during an online late-night talk show explained her reaction to why she didn't completely praise ABC's casting of Matt James as the first black 'Bachelor.' Though happy for Matt James, the 'Bachelorette' alum quite did not find the timing of casting appropriate by the show makers.

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Hundreds of women - and even a few men - showed up to a casting call for ABC's "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" in New York City on Thursday evening. The hopefuls lined the street, hoping to ...

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'The Bachelor' Wanted To Cast Matt James Even Before ...

Jun 12, 2020· Rachel Lindsay recently called for more diversity in the Bachelor franchise, but apparently, producers have been considering Matt James for quite some time. While discussing the historic casting decision with Variety, a Bachelor executive stated that Matt James wasn’t cast in "response" to Rachel Lindsay’s comments advocating for the show to cast more Black men […]

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Mike Johnson Speaks Out About Matt James' 'Bachelor ...

Jun 12, 2020· Mike Johnson is speaking out about ABC’s decision to cast Matt James as the first black Bachelor.. The 32-year-old Air Force veteran and Texas native competed for Hannah Brown’s heart on …

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Chris Harrison Says The Bachelor’s Matt James Is a “Good ...

In an exclusive interview with E! News, Chris Harrison opened up about getting to know The Bachelor's Matt James virtually. He also addressed the show's years-long issues with diversity.

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Rachel Lindsay Urges ‘The Bachelor’ To Cast & Hire ...

Jun 12, 2020· Matt James [Gregory Pace/Shutterstock] Ever since her season of The Bachelorette in 2017, Rachel has been a staunch supporter of casting diverse contestants and calling out the covert racism that ...

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Bachelor: Matt James Chosen as First Black Bachelor - Variety

Jun 12, 2020· We didn’t make a final decision until recently, but this has been talked about for quite some time.” The ABC executive maintains that casting James was not in response to Lindsay’s recent ...

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The Bachelor: 5 Things I Need To See On Matt James' Season ...

Jun 22, 2020· Matt James, a 28-year-old community organization founder, entrepreneur, and real estate broker is now the new Bachelor for Season 25, which should still be coming our way in 2021.

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‘The Bachelor’: Inside Matt James’ selection as the first ...

Jun 12, 2020· ‘The Bachelor’: Inside Matt James’ selection as the first black star in series history ... but this has been talked about for quite some time.” ... Asked whether casting James was a ...

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Bachelor: Casting Matt James Was Discussed for 'Quite Some ...

Jun 12, 2020· Casting Matt James as the Bachelor ‘Has Been Talked About for Quite Some Time,’ Producers Say this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

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Inside Matt James' Bachelor Casting: "It Was a Long Time ...

Jun 13, 2020· Inside Matt James' The Bachelor Casting: "It Was a Long Time Coming" Sources tell E! News that producers have had an interest in Matt James since long before he was named the next Bachelor.

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Rachel Lindsay Says Matt James ‘Bachelor’ Casting is a ...

Jun 12, 2020· Rachel Lindsay is reacting to the news of Matt James being cast as the first Black lead as The Bachelor.. Lindsay, who was the first Black The Bachelorette, who has always been outspoken regarding on calling for more diversity in the franchise, made an appearance on Good Morning America on Friday, June 12, and said that she hopes the casting isn’t “putting a band-aid over the situation.”

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Rachel Lindsay explains her reaction on ABC's casting of ...

Television personality Rachel Lindsay during an online late-night talk show explained her reaction to why she didn't completely praise ABC's casting of Matt James as the first black 'Bachelor.' Though happy for Matt James, the 'Bachelorette' alum quite did not find the timing of casting …

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Why Did 'The Bachelor' Take 18 Years to Cast its First ...

Jul 06, 2020· Matt James – The First-Ever Black Bachelor. Matt James was previously set to be on Clare Crawley’s upcoming season of The Bachelorette, but filming was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. “Matt has been on our radar since February, when producers first approached him to join Bachelor …

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Casting Matt James as the Bachelor ‘Has Been Talked About ...

Jun 12, 2020· Casting Matt James as the Bachelor ‘Has Been Talked About for Quite Some Time,’ Producers Say. People. Follow. 3 months ago | 46 views. On Friday, ABC announced that James, 28, would look for love on the next season of 'The Bachelor…

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Matt James is the first Black 'Bachelor' in the show's ...

'Bachelor' producers said that casting James wasn't a response to the criticism. Following the announcement on Friday, ABC executive Rob Mills told Variety that James had been considered for season 25 of "The Bachelor" for "quite some time." "Matt was somebody who was on our radar and we were thinking about him.

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Casting Matt James as the Bachelor ‘Has Been Talked About ...

Jun 12, 2020· Casting Matt James as the Bachelor ‘Has Been Talked About for Quite Some Time,’ Producers Say. June 12, 2020. On Friday, ABC announced that James, 28, would look for love on …

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Matt James Named First Black 'Bachelor,' Rachel Lindsay ...

Jun 12, 2020· Matt James was just cast as the first Black Bachelor in the history of the franchise.; Originally picked for Clare Crawley’s Bachelorette season, his season will premiere in 2021.; Matt is a ...

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Everything You Need to Know About Matt James, The First ...

Jun 12, 2020· Matt James was revealed to be the new “Bachelor” on Friday morning, making him the long-running ABC franchise’s first black male lead. But even fans who have seen every episode of …

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Casting Matt James As Bachelor ‘Has Been Talked About For ...

Jun 12, 2020· On Friday, ABC announced that James, 28, would look for love on the next season of 'The Bachelor.' Subscribe to PeopleTV http://bit.ly/SubscribePeopleTV P...

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Matt James Says He's 'Excited' to Tell 'Diverse' Love ...

Jun 30, 2020· Matt James/Instagram Matt James. When Cameron, 27, asked his pal how many grandkids his mom wants, the new Bachelor said, "She wants a basketball team. I'll have a mini van, as many as we can fit." RELATED VIDEO: Casting Matt James as the Bachelor ‘Has Been Talked About for Quite Some Time,’ Producers Say

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Bachelor Exec on Matt James' Season, Their Quarantine ...

Bachelor Nation has been rocked by claims of racism, ageism and sexism in recent months. While the first Black Bachelor Matt James is set for next season, and the oldest Bachelorette ever Clare Crawley just exited her season, host Chris Harrison admits there may still be some work to do.

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Who Is Matt James, the New Bachelor? Everything to Know ...

Jun 12, 2020· Matt James is The Bachelor's first-ever black lead in its 24-season history. ... Casting Matt James as the Bachelor ‘Has Been Talked About for Quite Some Time,’ Producers Say.

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Rachel Lindsay Talks Black 'Bachelor' Casting, Hannah ...

Jun 17, 2020· Former Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay opened up about ABC's decision to cast the first-ever Black Bachelor in Matt James for the franchise's 25th season. "I'm excited that there's a Black Bachelor ...

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Matt James The Bachelor casting was not because of ...

Jun 15, 2020· Matt James’ ‘Bachelor’ casting ‘wasn’t a response’ to Rachel Lindsay’s criticisms, ABC exec says ... but this has been talked about for quite some time.” James is the first ...

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Rachel Lindsay explains her reaction on casting of Matt ...

Earlier, the casting of Matt James, who is also an entrepreneur and community organisation founder was announced on the official Twitter handle of the show. He has been tapped as the season 25 lead.

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The Bachelor Franchise Is No Longer about Real People ...

Mar 12, 2020· On March 11, ABC revealed the 30 men who will be vying for Clare’s heart on season 16 of The Bachelorette, and among the bevy of hunky dudes is one Matt James. If the name doesn’t sound familiar, it should; at least if you’re one of The Bachelorette season 15 contestant Tyler Cameron’s 2.1 million Instagram followers.

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