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Bachelor’s Colton Underwood Enlists His Grandma to Help Him Find a Match on Tinder

He found his wing-woman! Colton Underwood has someone special in his corner when it comes to finding his perfect match: his grandmother. “Nana helps me swipe on Tinder,” the 29-year-old former Bachelor captioned a sweet Instagram video on Friday, June 11. “My nana is picky, honest and blunt. But after we stopped filming she said ‘I’m not going to let you settle, you deserve the best and I want someone to make you very happy.’ We all need a nana in our lives ♥️.”
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Colton Underwood Reacts To Chris Harrison’s ‘Bachelor’ Exit

Colton Underwood is one of the first Bachelor Nation alums to speak out about Chris Harrison’s exit. On June 8, news broke that the long-time host will not return to the franchise after a racism controversy. Colton Underwood and Chris Harrison formed a close friendship when Colton was a contestant and then later a lead in his own season. What did he say about his friend’s departure?
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Colton Underwood Supports ‘Stand Up Guy’ Chris Harrison Amid Controversial ‘Bachelor’ Exit

Having his back. Colton Underwood took to social media to wish former Bachelor host Chris Harrison well in his future endeavors after his departure from the franchise. “Grade A human being,” Underwood, 29, captioned a photo of Harrison, 49, via his Instagram Stories on Tuesday, June 8. “Thank you for being a friend, a stand up guy and a hell of a host. Can’t wait to see what you do next!”
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Colton Underwood shares support for 'grade A human being' Chris Harrison as he EXITS the Bachelor franchise with an 'eight-figure payout' after defending contestant who attended plantation-themed frat party

Former Bachelor Colton Underwood shared his support for longtime host Chris Harrison as he leaves the franchise following backlash over his defense of a contestant who attended a plantation-themed party. Underwood, who has recently come out as gay, posted a tribute to Harrison on his Instagram story Tuesday calling him...
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Demi Lovato, Colton Underwood and More — Here Are All the Celebs Who Came Out in 2021

Wave the rainbow flag high in the sky! June is National Pride Month so we’ve rounded up all the A-listers who came out as part of the LGBTQ community in 2021. Stars like Demi Lovato, Colton Underwood and many more announced this year that they were part of the pride community, and they couldn’t be prouder! These celebrities decided to be true to themselves and be open about their identities.

Lance Bass on his People cover, being an LGBTQ role model and Colton Underwood

Lance Bass probably knew that a question about “The Bachelor” was coming — well, a question about one specific Bachelor. In April, Colton Underwood, a 29-year-old former NFL player who starred on the dating reality TV show in 2019, came out as gay. He appeared on both “The Bachelorette” and “Bachelor In Paradise” in 2018 before being cast to lead “The Bachelor,” where he set out to find a life partner among a few dozen female admirers. The news in the spring made headlines everywhere. Many praised Underwood for speaking his truth, while others found it controversial.
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Colton Underwood Reveals What Pushed Him Back in the Closet After Considering Coming Out

Colton Underwood was ready to come out years ago but something stopped him from doing so. On Thursday (May 13), The Bachelor alum spoke with Variety and revealed that he originally wanted to come out in 2014 when he was drafted in the NFL. That year, Michael Sam came out, the first openly gay drafted player in the league. Underwood was first signed as a free agent to the San Diego Chargers before being added to the Philidelphia Eagles and then Oakland Raiders practice teams.
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Colton Underwood Is Addressing Cassie Randolph for the Last Time

It’s not uncommon for a Bachelor Nation breakup to get messy; but when Colton Underwood and Cassie Randolph called it quits, things went left in a dangerous way. After meeting back in 2019 on Underwood’s season of The Bachelor, the pair dated and were seemingly in love. Randolph’s family even helped nurse the former footballer back to health after he contracted COVID-19. But when they called it quits in 2020, Randolph seemed to fear for her safety and filed a restraining order against Underwood.

Colton Underwood Says He Was 'Blackmailed' Before Coming Out As Gay

Weeks after coming out as a gay man, Colton Underwood is continuing to talk about his decision to live authentically. The former “Bachelor” star graces the cover of Variety’s May 12 issue and, in the accompanying interview, speaks at length about the events that led up to his emotional “Good Morning America” appearance last month in which he addressed his sexuality publicly for the first time.