Rachel Lindsay is nicely conscious she’s ABC’s first black Bachelorette. During an interview with Entertainment Tonight that was carried out in March, the 31-year-old lawyer revealed she’ll convey up the subject on evening one of many present.
“I always say, it’s something that should be talked about,” Lindsay informed ET. “I’m happy to address it. I’m honored to be the first [black Bachelorette].”
“With the guys, you know, if it’s something new to them, then I want to talk about it the same way that I [wanted] to talk to Nick about it: ‘Have you ever dated a black woman before?'” she defined of how she’ll proceed on the relationship present. “I’ll talk about my experiences as well. You know, it’s about me, too, but I don’t want it to be something that defines our relationship. But I think it’s something important to address.”
As beforehand reported, Lindsay was named the season 13 Bachelorette after competing on Nick Viall’s season 21 of The Bachelor. The actuality star says she doesn’t have a “sort.”
“I don’t just date a specific race,” she told ET. “I date everyone. I’m open to everyone. I’m hoping to see a cast that reflects that as well, and I’ve told [producers] that.”
Season 13 of The Bachelorette premieres May 22 on ABC.
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