Taylor, an outspoken supporter of Donald Trump, appeared on JoJo Fletchers’ 2016 season of “The Bachelorette” however has since riled up others from the hit ABC relationship present. The crux of their criticism stems from a tweet shared by Taylor final week that means ABC and the producers behind the fact present had been positive with him attending the controversial occasion.
“Huge because of #TheBachelor household for supporting me throughout this time… from prime to backside,” he wrote. “Conservative producers are the perfect!! Thanks @ABCNetwork @ABC & @BachelorABC for having my again whereas I legally supported our President.”
It’s unclear if McCoy was among the many group that breached the safety of the Capitol constructing on Jan. 6 whereas the Senate was assembly to certify the electoral faculty votes from the November election. Nevertheless, he spent the times main as much as the Jan. 6 gathering in Washington, D.C., encouraging his followers to come back “battle for a person who’s been combating for you for four years.”
Representatives for “The Bachelorette” didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.
Nevertheless, Ben Higgins, who starred on “The Bachelor” in 2016, advised Insider that Taylor is just mendacity in regards to the present and community being OK along with his attendance.
“It was a darkish day in American historical past and he was there for it and it is nonetheless being promoted by way of him. I can not say he and I’ve something in frequent,” he told the outlet. “Nevertheless, he’s representing ‘The Bachelor’ and I believe he went so far as saying that ‘The Bachelor’ supported his efforts to do that – that’s incorrect! And he is mendacity.”
“That did not occur. No person supported him in that. He is mendacity and mendacity just isn’t an OK factor to do. I do not know why he is doing it,” Higgins added.
The outlet notes that, along with Higgins’ rebuke of Taylor’s tweet, sequence creator Mike Fleiss didn’t mince phrases when discussing Taylor’s attendance at what turned a riot.
“Whoever that former forged member/fool j—off is that went to Trump’s treasonous rally, acquired a message for ya… You might be formally exiled from #BachelorNation !!!” he wrote.
Former “Bachelorette” star Rachel Lindsay, who has been outspoken in regards to the present incorporating extra range in its casting, responded to that tweet writing: “Cause #4853569536 we’ve to do higher with casting.”