'The Bachelor' ends controversial season with ratings high
During the “After the Final Rose” special, he revealed that he had broken up with her after the controversy came to light. It's tough to judge whether Harrison's absence had any impact on the “After the Final Rose” ratings, because ABC hadn't done one of those specials since 2018. CBS won the week in the ratings, with an average of 4.5 million viewers in prime time. “The Bachelor,” ABC, 6.1 million. “The Bachelor: After the Final Rose,” ABC, 5.67 million.
‘The Bachelor After the Final Rose’ to be hosted by University of Texas football alum Emmanuel Acho
Emmanuel Acho, who played linebacker for the University of Texas at Austin and is a current co-host on Fox Sports 1, will host “The Bachelor After the Final Rose” following this season’s final rose ceremony. The host-to-be made the announcement official on social media on Saturday. IT’S OFFICIAL: I’ve accepted the Rose & am honored to be hosting the @bachelorabc After the Final Rose this year. 🌹 ❤️ pic.twitter.com/eWBXT6Kv6J — Emmanuel Acho (@EmmanuelAcho) February 27, 2021“I’ve accepted the rose and am honored to be hosting The Bachelor After the Final Rose this year. It’s been a pivotal season and this episode will hopefully be one of the most storied shows in TV history,” Acho said on social media.
Former athletes, sports shows take lead on social justice
Former athletes have a pipeline to advance into sports media as commentators, and many popular shows feature a Black man or woman as a host. Instead, it turned into a forum for players to express their feelings about racial and social issues after practice was canceled. Brown added that athletes who speak out need to be articulate, informed and mindful that their words have staying power. For Rose, the era of athletes sticking to sports is over in part because President Donald Trump hasnt been shy about criticizing NBA and NFL players who disagree with him. If hes acknowledging NFL players who are kneeling and he says, They deserve to be fired, that now becomes a sports topic.
Houstons Stills discusses kneeling, activism and Goodell
HOUSTON Kenny Stills is glad NFL commissioner Roger Goodell regrets the way he initially reacted when Colin Kaepernick and a handful of other players began kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality years ago. He can say whatever he wants to say now, Stills said Monday. Were reactive instead of proactive when it comes a lot of issues in our country and within the league as well," he said. So, yeah, I went there to bring more attention to this case and were hoping that something can happen soon. I saw that video this morning around 5:00 a.m. and I didnt know if I was going to come to work today, Stills said.
Chip and Joanna Gaines Involve Kids in Moving Discussion About Race
Chip and Joanna Gaines are looking to raise their five children with awareness of racial injustice. The former Fixer Upper stars appeared on the latest episode of Emmanuel Acho's new headline-making video series, Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man. Throughout the video, topics of raising kids with "color blindness," progress, and people not identifying as racists are all discussed. "As a white man becomes an adult, he won't be able to decipher the difference between a black man who's a threat and a black man who's just black [if he's been taught color blindness]." The gaines family is listening.. https://t.co/5JfUZ3z6j0 Chip Gaines (@chipgaines) June 3, 2020Chip also praises Emmanuel for his informative first Uncomfortable video in which he discusses race and racism that's embedded into society.
Matthew McConaughey discusses racism and white allergies in interview with former Longhorns star Emmanuel Acho
AUSTIN, Texas Actor Matthew McConaughey discussed race relations, prejudice and injustice in a lengthy interview with former Texas Longhorns and NFL star Emmanuel Acho. How can I do better as a white man? McConaughey asked Acho. You have to acknowledge that theres a problem, so that you can take more ownership for the problem, responded Acho. Theres certain just imported, obvious ways that we are prejudice that we dont even understand, said McConaughey. Acho said black women also receive similar back-handed compliments, which appear to be natural during a conversation.