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Michael Strahan Blasts Chris Harrison’s ‘Floor’ Apology For ‘Bachelor’ Controversy


After interviewing Chris Harrison about his racism controversy on ‘GMA,’ Michael Strahan admitted he received’t imagine the longtime host is definitely sorry till he really sees a change.

Michael Strahan doesn’t appear too satisfied by Chris Harrison’s apology for defending a Bachelor contestant’s racist habits. “It felt like I received nothing greater than a floor response on any of this,” Michael admitted, after his interview with Chris concerning the state of affairs aired on Good Morning America. “Clearly, he’s a person who clearly desires to remain on this present, however solely time will inform if there’s any which means behind his phrases.”

In the course of the interview, Chris apologized for diminishing the truth that contestant Rachael Kirkconnell attended an antebellum-themed occasion when she was in school. He admitted that he made a “mistake” when he excused Rachael’s previous habits throughout an Further interview with Rachel Lindsay in February. Nevertheless, he additionally insisted that what he stated within the Further interview doesn’t symbolize who he’s, and admitted that he plans to return to The Bachelor franchise.

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Michael Strahan interviewed Chris Harrison about his controversy on the March 4 episode of ‘GMA.’ (Shutterstock)

In February, Chris introduced that he would be “stepping aside” from his internet hosting duties for an undisclosed period of time. To this point, it has been confirmed that he won’t be internet hosting After the Ultimate Rose throughout the finale of The Bachelor, which airs on March 15. Nevertheless, his departure seems to be short-term. “I plan to be again and I need to be again,” he defined. He additionally promised to proceed doing the work to be taught from his errors. “There may be extra work to be accomplished and I’m excited to be a part of that change,” he concluded.

In the course of the interview, it was revealed that Chris is working with race educators and strategists, in addition to religion leaders and students. A type of leaders is Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, who Chris stated he has already discovered from. “Dr. Dyson typically talks to me about council, not cancel, and that’s full accountability — understanding what you didn’t perceive, proudly owning that, studying from that, searching for counsel typically locally that you simply damage, studying from them, listening, gaining expertise, information and shifting ahead,” he defined.

In the meantime, Rachael Kirkconnell stays within the working to finish up with Matt James on this season of The Bachelor. She has publicly apologized and brought accountability for her previous actions. She has additionally insisted that followers don’t defend her, and urged others to do the work to be taught what she has after this scandal. “If you’re an individual who doesn’t perceive the offense in query, I urge you to be taught from my errors and encourage you to make use of this as a teachable second,” she defined in her apology publish. “I need to put my power in the direction of stopping individuals from making the identical offensive errors that I made within the first place, and hope I can show this to you shifting ahead.”