Bachelor Nation’s Marquel Martin Urges Franchise to Speak Out

Where are you Single Producers? This is it Markal martin Wants to know

The bachelorette Veterans took to Instagram to address the lack of diversity (and lack of response) Bachelor And The bachelorette To lead color amid calls for the reality franchise. Marquel was rumored to be in the running to headline The Bachelor after romancing Andy dorfman, but Chris soules Did the roses be given an opportunity to put their hands on it instead?

“It is necessary to take action and it is necessary to hold myself accountable. And I am trying to do (calmly and respectfully) with this post, because if I don’t do my part in silencing my involvement, I will be remiss. BACHELOR / BACHELORETTE FRANCHISE @bacademyabc @bacademyetteabc ([[[[Ellen Gayle, Bennett Grabner], I love you, you know what it’s like that), “Marquel wrote.

“And make no mistake, I’m not doing this for fame or clot (I got a girl), but I’m doing it because I believe it’s the right thing to do,” he continued.

Marquel said he loved the “opportunity to get on the show” and that he “has nothing for all the producers, runners and cast members I know (well most of you),” though the franchise’s Silence is something he felt the need to call out.

“[I]I am sad to see that you are silent on the current state of our nation and the outbreak of equality with my people (African Americans)! I am an arrogant black person and as a black person who was once a cast member on your show, I take offense to your silence as a franchise. Some of you may not be personally racist and support the #blacklivesmatter movement, but as a franchise I have yet to see it, ”he wrote.

In seasons 18 and 40, the franchise had a black lead, Rachel Lindsay. The petition calls on the franchise to take a black lead for a petition that veterans of several Bachelor nations have signed and endorsed Bachelor Season 25, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) Give contestants the same screen time, increase BIPOC casting, hire a diversity consultant and equally compensate and hire BIPOC people behind the scenes, among other points .

As of press time, ABC and Warner Bros. are yet to comment on the campaign.

“Don’t hide behind the money, speak up and support us like we MATTER, because we do !!!! We watch your show, we participate,” Marcel wrote.

In an earlier post on her blog, Rachel said she would not return to the franchise until the show addressed her issues with the race.

“Here’s my point … if the National Football League, an organization notoriously known for not standing behind its athletes of color, could come out to condemn racism and their systemic oppression And can accept that they weren’t listening in the past., Then Single The franchise could certainly follow suit, “she said.” Only time will tell how the franchise will react, but to this day they are silent. Until then, make sure you tune in to see the all-white cause on Monday The Bachelor: Greatest Seasons Ever Because it is wrong with this franchise weekly.

The bachelorette Season 16 is set to star Claire crawley, But production was halted due to the coronovirus epidemic.

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