The suitors: Casting has not yet begun for the women who will try to win James’s heart—and get that final rose—but he says he is interested in telling diverse love stories. “It’s been nice ’cause, to be honest with you, I’ve heard from a lot of my Black friends that aren’t Bachelor Nation faithful, that are excited about me and are honored I’m in the position I’m in and have this opportunity to just represent what it’s going to look like to have diverse relationships and tell those love stories,” James told Chris Harrison during a recent episode of The Bachelor: Greatest Seasons—Ever! , per People. “I couldn’t be more excited about that.
We can’t have change until we put that first foot forward. ” (He had previously been cast as one of the suitors for the next season of The Bachelorette with Clare Crawley. “Certainly no one is blind to what is happening in the world, so hopefully this announcement serves as a bit of optimism during a time that we can really use this, but I don’t want this to look like we’re patting ourselves on the back or taking a victory lap,” ABC executive Rob Mills told Variety. “…We know this is a few grains of sand in a very big hourglass.
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