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Lawsuit Accuses "The Bachelor" of Racial Discrimination

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By Kevin Fayle on April 19, 2012 10:04 AM

Two African-American plaintiffs have filed a class-action lawsuit against American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. and the producers of "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" reality shows alleging racial discrimination in the selection of the lead roles for the shows.  The principal plaintiffs argue that the shows have never featured a person of color in the lead role, and accuse the producers of failing to provide people of color auditioning for lead roles with the same opportunities to compete that their white counterparts received.
Lawsuit Accuses "The Bachelor" of Racial Discrimination