Things are getting fairly dramatic inside “Bachelor Nation” this week, after spoiler king Reality Steve revealed some tantalizing data on “The Bachelorette” frontrunner Nate Mitchell. Shortly after Reality Steve shared what he had uncovered about Mitchell, Fleiss took to Twitter and generated quite a lot of buzz along with his posts.
Reality Steve uncovered particulars from two completely different ladies who stated they dated Mitchell, with some overlap of their relationship timelines. Not solely did that increase eyebrows, however the gal he dated for greater than a 12 months didn’t know he had a daughter, nor did she know he had been married and his divorce wasn’t ultimate till far into their relationship. Many followers thought Mitchell was a frontrunner to turn out to be “The Bachelor,” if he didn’t get a “Bachelorette” ultimate rose, and that notion appears to have Fleiss scrambling.
Here’s what you want to know:
Fleiss Initially Asked Fans for “Bachelor” Lead Suggestions
Fleiss first dipped his toe into this recent spherical of drama by asking by way of Twitter on August 9, “Ok, so who ought to we choose as your subsequent #TheBachelor???” This was the identical day Reality Steve addressed what he’d discovered about Mitchell. There have been loads of responses, together with Susie Evans joking, “Give Clayton one other go at it!” As “The Bachelor” followers know, Evans and Clayton Echard reunited after drama throughout his season, and they’re nonetheless collectively now. There have been loads of different recommendations, together with a number of followers who recommended Mitchell. “Let’s pump the brakes on Nate for a minute whereas the Reality Steve information performs out,” responded one “Bachelor” fan. Another tweeted, “I used to be a Nate stan, however the allegations towards him are robust… He’s a clean talker, however a liar & cheater should not be rewarded with the title of ‘Bachelor.'”
That prompted further tweets from Fleiss. He didn’t reference Mitchell by title, nevertheless it was clear that is who he was referencing. “Don’t bounce to conclusions about sure cast members primarily based on mere allegations, as disturbing as they could be,” he famous. “I encourage you to attend till all of the information come out earlier than making any judgments.” After insisting an investigation into the state of affairs was began, he quickly claimed, “the person in query is nothing just like the man ‘these ladies have made him out to be.'” He additionally tweeted, “Since there may be an harmless, younger baby within the state of affairs, we should conduct a full and full investigation!!!” In addition, Fleiss insisted, “we consider that casting choices ought to by no means be exploitive. There are extra vital issues than scores!”
Many Fans Were Taken Aback by Fleiss’ Tweets
Almost instantly, a number of discussions developed inside “The Bachelor” sub on Reddit. An overwhelming majority of those that shared their ideas agreed Fleiss’ tackle the Mitchell state of affairs was problematic.
“MF vouching for you simply makes you even worse so I’m fully out on Nate,” one individual commented.
“Mike would not care, and Nate is precisely the sort of bachelor they need. One who love bombs a ton of ladies however means none of it and the connection is over by ATFR after he is precipitated a ton of drama and crying,” one other “Bachelor” fan detailed.
“Should he be crucified? No!! But he must be held accountable and shouldn’t be rewarded with the position of the ‘Bachelor,'” concurred another person.
“BREAKING: infamous misogynist defends terrible conduct from native man, extra at 11,” a viewer quipped of Fleiss.
“He must be their choose for the following ‘Bachelor’ for Fleiss to be this defensive,” recommended one other fan of Mitchell.
A proper announcement relating to the following “Bachelor” lead will seemingly emerge within the subsequent month or so, and followers will probably be desirous to see if Mitchell will get the nod in spite of everything of this drama.