For anybody residing under a rock–or maybe perhaps not obsessed with The Bachelor franchise–ABC announced week that is last this year’s Bachelor is previous NFL player Colton Underwood.
Bachelor Nation just isn’t pleased.
Underwood entered the franchise as being a contestant within the last few period regarding the Bachelorette, featuring Becca Kufrin. The 26-year-old football that is american produced splash as he arrived on the scene to Becca and all sorts of of America as a virgin. It’s a storyline that ABC demonstrably intends to increase down on into the season that is new which premieres in January 2019: with its pr release, ABC defines Underwood while the man “best known for their candor whenever speaing frankly about their virginity.”
Underwood’s choice to stay a virgin might have been an occasion that is good involve some much-needed conversations about changing cultural attitudes to intercourse, therefore the part of intercourse in healthier relationships. But all this has done this far is act as a address for him to be involved in the same unhealthy hookup tradition who has so frequently permeated the Bachelor franchise.
To put it differently, Underwood fits to a T the description of exactly exactly what the net calls a “fuckboy“–a term The United states Dialect Society describes being a “derogatory term for a guy whom behaves objectionably or promiscuously.”
Underwood has already established a long, general general public, and on-and-off relationship (it that name) with former Bachelor contestant Tia Booth though he often hesitated to give. He had been eradicated from Becca’s season of this Bachelorette after Booth admitted she still had feelings until he finally broke up with her and left the show for him, and he then went on Bachelor in Paradise, ABC’s summer franchise in Mexico, where his drama with Booth dragged on for weeks. 1 day later on, ABC announced he had been the bachelor that is new. Continue reading “The new Bachelor is a reminder that being fully a virgin doesn’t suggest you treat ladies well”