When the season premiered, 11 black men stood a chance with Lindsay among a group of 31.
About keeping the controversial contestant on for six episodes, and watching him pick fights with several black contestants, Lindsay took to Twitter to say: "I may not see everything and I may do things on my own time..I keep my grass cut low so the snakes will show." Earlier this season, Lindsay's stress from the drama in the house, coupled with the pressure of being the first black Bachelorette, led to a tearful breakdown.
"I get pressure from so many ways being in this position," she said through tears.
“Everyone may make this an issue, but for you it doesn't matter, and for me it doesn't matter,” she told her now ex-boyfriend.
Viall had never seriously dated a black woman before her and Lindsay never brought home a white man before him.
"I already know what people are going to say about me, and judge me for the decisions I'm making.
I'm going to have to be the one who has to deal with that and nobody else, and that's a lot." Previews for the next episodes appear to have abandoned the focus on racially charged drama, but that hasn't stopped some critics from accusing the network of exploiting race for ratings.Welcome to Interracial Cupid.com, the only interracial dating and personals site that brings together singles in search of black white dating and relationships.We have a large database of personal ads from black singles seeking white singles for dating, love, marriage or friendship.Eric Bigger, a 29-year-old black contestant, explained to Unglert why it was more important for Gaskins to tell Lindsay. The subject came up again on Lindsay's one-on-one date Tuesday with frontrunner Bryan Abasolo, who is Colombian. ABC has never featured so many non-white contestants before Lindsay's turn, sparking years of criticism for ABC's lack of diversity.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar commented in January on another point of frustration: the few diverse contestants who do make the cut each year only make it on the show "as a courtesy for a few weeks before being ejected." The reality star, who has been open about pursuing interracial relationships, told in May that "race didn’t play in as a factor" when it came to choosing her fiance, as the star has announced that she is, in fact, engaged.Also, he likes sports," she previously shared with .