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Who Will Replace Chris Harrison on The Bachelor?

The host is 'stepping aside for a period of time' over the Rachael Kirkconnell scandal

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Social media posts of frontrunner Kirkconnell dressed in Native American costume and attending a plantation-themed party resurfaced as Matt James' season aired.

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After failing to denounce Kirkconnell’s racist behavior (she has since apologized), Harrison will not be hosting After the Final Rose. Who might replace him?

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She made history as the first Black Bachelorette and conducted the interview in which Harrison defended Kirkconnell. But she's said she’s done with the franchise.

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I can't be focused on trying to take somebody else's job. I am just focused on really us getting to a place of unity.

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The most recent Bachelorette found love last season. But Adams, who is Black and Latina, also slammed Harrison and the show. 

Tayshia Adams

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When there are blatant forms of racist acts you cannot be defensive of it.

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Adams appeared on The Bachelorette in 2016 and has also served as the bartender on Bachelor in Paradise. He’s currently engaged to actress Sarah Hyland. 

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The former Bachelorette filled in for Harrison while he quarantined after dropping off his son at college in Texas, making her a natural potential pick.

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The comedian hosted After Paradise, the Bachelor in Paradise after-show, alongside Sean Lowe in 2015 and 2016.

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 She has ample experience when it comes to TV hosting, having served as a panelist on The View for seven years.

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She’s a veteran newscaster and anchor of Good Morning America on ABC, the network home of The Bachelor.

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Though she's busy hosting Dancing with the Stars, her iconic on-camera experience (America’s Next Top Model!) and ABC connection keep her in the running.

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The Queer Eye star has expressed interest in appearing on The Bachelor and made reality TV history as the first openly gay Black man on MTV's The Real World.

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