Rachel Lindsay has only one regret about her Bachelorette journey (believe it or not, it’s got nothing to do with two-timer, DeMario Jackson, or attention-seeking Whaboom)! Despite having one of the most dramatic Bachelorette seasons in the franchise’s history (seriously, her suitors were off the wall) the Dallas lawyer confessed that there’s just a single thing she’d change about her time on the show.
"If I'm just honest, I'm going to be 100 percent honest, I'm just going to say one word: Lee," Rachel told Us Weekly, referring to controversial suitor Lee Garrett. "I would have sent him home sooner."
As previously reported, it was discovered that Rach’s former suitor tweeted some extremely insensitive and inappropriate things about both black-led organizations and women, before coming on the show, which landed him in the hot seat on Monday night’s Men Tell All special.
"I make jokes when I'm uncomfortable in inappropriate times. It doesn't always come off right, and I definitely learned that about myself," Lee said, in reference to his racist and sexists tweets.
While he initially seemed to defend his actions, Lee later apologized to his fellow contestants (only after nearly all of them put pressure on him to not only acknowledge his wrongdoings, but call his actions what they were -- racist and sexist remarks) for his ignorance and told Bachelorette host Chris Harrison that he "was being irresponsible" with his tweets and “denounced” them.
And when it was time for Rachel to take the stage, she didn’t let Lee off the hook for his insensitive comments either. "You can meet me backstage and I'd be more than happy to give you a black history lesson and a lesson on women's rights," she told Lee.
The Bachelorette season finale airs on ABC on Monday, August 7, at 8 p.m. ET.
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