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Chris Harrison & Rachel Lindsay: What Happened Between The ‘Bachelor Nation’ Stars

Chris Harrison spent the years between 2002 and 2021 as host of television’s legendary Bachelor series, but a single racism controversy involving former Bachelor contestant, Bachelorette lead, and current Extra TV correspondent Rachel Lindsay nearly overshadowed it all. The TV host faced off with Rachel, who was The Bachelorette‘s first black lead, during a 2021 interview on Extra, during when Chris appeared to defend Bachelor contestant Rachael Kirkconnell for racist photos. The fallout was immediate and dramatic, and Rachel ultimately said the entire debacle wound up making her feel “disrespected” by Chris and “like a token” to the franchise overall.
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Jesse Palmer’s Net Worth Reveals What He Makes Compared to Former ‘Bachelor’ Host Chris Harrison

Click here to read the full article. As the new host of the Bachelor franchise, fans want to know about Jesse Palmer’s net worth and what he makes as the host of The Bachelor compared to former host, Chris Harrison. Jesse, a former NFL player and the season 5 Bachelor, was announced as the host of The Bachelor season 26 with Clayton Echard in September 2021. “For more than 20 years, The Bachelor has brought the world dozens of unforgettable love stories, including at one time, my own,” he said at the time. “Falling in love is one of life’s greatest gifts,...
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Wells Adams, Chris Harrison and More Stars React to Colton Underwood’s Engagement: ‘You’ve Come a Long Way’

Sharing their happiness. Plenty of Colton Underwood‘s friends and former colleagues offered their congratulations after he announced his engagement to Jordan C. Brown. The former Bachelor star, 30, revealed on Monday, February 28, that he and the political strategist, 39, got engaged earlier this year while vacationing in Big Sur, California, to celebrate Underwood’s birthday.
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Wells Adams, Chris Harrison and More React to Colton Underwood’s Engagement

Sharing their happiness. Plenty of Colton Underwood‘s friends and former colleagues offered their congratulations after he announced his engagement to Jordan C. Brown. The former Bachelor star, 30, revealed on Monday, February 28, that he and the political strategist, 39, got engaged earlier this year while vacationing in Big Sur, California, to celebrate Underwood’s birthday.
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Chris Harrison 'Still Bitter Over' 'The Bachelor' Replacing Him With Host Jesse Palmer Following Scandal

Not so rosy: According to a source, Chris Harrison has a serious case of sour grapes over Jesse Palmer’s success taking over his Bachelor hosting duties. Harrison, 50, who was forced to step down last year after his 19-season run amid backlash for defending a contestant accused of racism, “is still bitter about the whole mess,” dishes the source.
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Rachel Lindsay on Getting Death Threats Following Interview with Former Bachelor Host Chris Harrison

Rachel Lindsay has had to endure a lot following her headline-making Extra interview with former Bachelor host Chris Harrison. As part of her duties as an Extra correspondent, Lindsay — who starred on The Bachelorette in 2017 — interviewed Harrison, 50, last February about Matt James' Bachelor season. Harrison sparked backlash for making controversial comments in defense of then-contestant Rachael Kirkconnell's past racist actions before she was on the show. (Harrison apologized soon after.)
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Jesse Palmer Reveals Why He Didn’t Want to Talk to Chris Harrison About ‘Bachelor’ Hosting Job

Nearly two decades after hanging out the roses himself, Jesse Palmer wanted to pave his own way as the host of The Bachelor after taking over for Chris Harrison. “I didn’t talk to him, but part of that was me wanting to just really sort of do this and figure this out kind of my way, on my own,” the 43-year-old former quarterback exclusively told Us Weekly on Tuesday, January 18.
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Jesse Palmer pokes fun at Chris Harrison in his debut as The Bachelor host

"The Bachelor's name is Clayton Echard and he is one of the most sincere men that has ever been on this show," Palmer said to The Bachelor camera. "And I'm ready to do all that I possibly can to help Clayton find his soulmate. Plus, I've also spent many hours practicing saying things like, 'Amazing' or 'Incredible.' Also, 'Dramatic.' So maybe, just maybe, I might be able to pull this off." ALSO: Clayton Echard responds to Nick Viall's negative comments about his Bachelor casting.
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Jesse Palmer Seems to Playfully Poke Fun at Chris Harrison in First Episode as Bachelor Host

Watch: Why "Bachelor" Clayton Echard Can't Rate His Season's Drama. Jesse Palmer is in on the joke. The Bachelor's 26th season premiere on Jan. 3 was a historic one, as it marked the first season without longtime host Chris Harrison. However, Palmer, a former Bachelor himself, seemed poised and prepared to take on the hosting gig for the ABC hit. In fact, during his introduction, Palmer seemingly poked fun at his predecessor by playfully calling out some of Harrison's favorite phrases.
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