Many of you, including myself, delegate time every Monday to stop whatever you are doing and sit down to watch the newest episode of the bachelor or bachelorette. Monday's at eight are like breakfast to me- I don't skip it. I stay up-to-date throughout each season, memorizing each contestant and their often peculiar occupations. More importantly, I endlessly root for the bachelor or bachelorette, analyzing the contestants to decide who's really "here for the right reasons" and who isn't.
Hannah "beast" revealing herself on The Bachelor.media1.giphy.com
Without the support of the fans, the show's a bust.
Ever since the last season's contestant, Hannah B, also known as "Alabama Hannah" or "the beast", was named as the newest Bachelorette, the response from viewers has been overwhelming. Many people are disappointed with the decision, and I couldn't agree more. However, there are Hannah B supporters, and the one thing both sides can agree on is her quirky and awkward personality.
A comment on the @BacheloretteABC's InstagramDammitshirley
Some called it "real," but I call it a bad choice for The Bachelorette.
Anyone who saw the finale of Colton's season knows that her verbal skills are not ideal. Her first interview as the Bachelorette with Chris Harrison was absolutely cringeworthy. She was so uncomfortable, I almost couldn't sit through it. Equally, her infamous fail of a toast during her one-on-one date with Colton proves her inefficiencies just as well. Hannah B can barely think of what she wants to say and definitely struggles to speak a full sentence. My intentions are not to bash her; I also struggle with my verbal skills, that's why I'm a writer, and maybe Hannah B should be one too.
Check out this clip of Hannah B's awkward interview with Ellen.
'The Bachelorette' Hannah B. Is Ready to Unleash the Beastwww.youtube.com
I won't be sacrificing my Monday nights to watching Hannah B stumble over her sentences.
In addition to her verbal disparities, she isn't exactly a good role model. Throughout her time on The Bachelor, she was given an extremely unfavorable edit, presenting her in a negative light. Seemingly, she was deserving of negative attention. Rather than putting forth energy toward the ultimate goal of the show, Colton, she involved herself in petty pageant drama and made accusations about other contestants in order to lessen their chances. Caelynn, one of the contestants Hannah B mainly feuded with, described her as "manipulative, toxic, and deceitful."
A comment on the @BacheloretteABC's InstagramMel63anie
Don't get me wrong, I love the drama, but take it to "Bachelor in Paradise."
No one wants to watch the drama queen find love. Besides, her psychotic antics would be much better suited elsewhere, like Bachelor in Paradise, a drama-filled reality show where the rest of the villains of each season end up. By giving her this opportunity, her bad behavior is being rewarded. She doesn't deserve the spotlight- she's already stolen so much of it from Colton's season. There were many other contestants, like Caelynn, Tayshia, and Hannah G, who were much more genuine and respectable options to be the next Bachelorette.
A comment on the @BacheloretteABC's InstagramHallihanamy
Sorry Hannah B, I'm not rooting for you, sis.
A comment on the @BacheloretteABC's InstagramKyliexcore