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'The Bachelor'

African Americans Will Sue --

We're Not Wanted

4/17/2012 10:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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"The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" are about to get a thorny rose -- in the form of a lawsuit.

We're told the 2 plaintiffs -- both African Americans -- went to a Nashville hotel to audition for the role of bachelor. Christopher Johnson -- an aspiring NFL player -- claims when he arrived a producer asked him what he was doing there.

Johnson and the other plaintiff, Nathaniel Claybrooks, both say they were taken to the side of the room and left out of the normal audition process. Neither was called back, and they believe it's because of their race.

They will be filing a class action lawsuit in federal court Wednesday AM. We're told ABC, Warner Horizon Television, Next Entertainment, NZK Productions and creator Mike Fleiss, will all be sued.

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211.

just because    

and native american indians....and anyone under the age of 18....and so on and so on

868 days ago
212.

So...    

What about white rights? African Americans (as we white people has been nice enough to call them instead of "******" ) have BET, Black History Month, and many more! I don't have the time or patience to list that the many other programs/schools that are set aside primarily for blacks and THIS isn't at all fair or right. Get over the color of your skin because none of us use that as a crutch to be a piece of sh*t like blacks do. YES we enslaved you, YES we made up for it so move the F on already!

868 days ago
213.

Mike Showtime    

As an Asian guy, I just want to hit these two guys on the side of their heads.

TV shows are all about attracting the biggest audience. America is 70% white, so of course the contestants are going to be white people. People relate better with those who look and act similar to them. It's the same reason why Leave It To Beaver isn't on BET.

But if they win, I'm going to sue Telemundo for not having any Asian guys on their programming.

868 days ago
214.

krakkker    

what are whites surprised for? stop being the greedy pink pigs you are and share! youve raped this planet broke now you trying to control the whole solar system lol

868 days ago
215.

uma    

Black man, in the first place, you went over to the "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" show hoping to land a White woman because you don;t like Black women, they are too black for you. You come to find out White people don't like you either, Now you are putting out a stench like an infected puss*y.

868 days ago
216.

Serious Jelly    

Race isn't a scientific reality...

Europeans, Asians and Hispanics are a matter of ethnicity.

People will always argue that Humans are somehow
'separated' by color. "WE ARE NOT!!" We are the least genetically diverse sexually-reproducing mammal species in the ENTIRE WORLD Skin color or not, we are very indifferent.
Based on those facts = "RACISM" can never be justified
One race the HUMAN RACE.

Under our skin we are ALL - 99.4% the same.

Denounce the = fallacy of RACE !!!

Denounce the Hollywood perpetrators of false differences !!!

One God... one love... one race... the human race !!!

868 days ago
217.

black or white    

uma, your response makes the most sense to me, thus far

868 days ago
218.

elmer    

You should be glad your not on the show, it's a bull**** show anyway. These reality show are all bull****, all except survivor...lol

868 days ago
219.

ktsashirts    

We have For the Love of Ray J. And Flavor of Love. We even at one point had The Ultimate Catch.

868 days ago
220.

quezcotl    

Why would a black male sign up for a tv-show which only has white females?
Is he saying that he wanna date just white women?
Can you imagien signing up to a tv-show with only black women and then say, I've no racial preference. Come on.
And btw, I said it for 2 years ago, sooner or later some black people (obviously not hispanic or asians) are gonna sue, they always do. Why would an "aspiring Fotballer" look for women on a tv-show?

868 days ago
221.

Anna    

White people should sue BET for not having WET.

868 days ago
222.

Noelle    

If that is the case then every other race in America should sue other than caucasian. Do you really think that is realistic? GET OVER IT. MOVE ON. Find another cause. You are making it a cause.

868 days ago
223.

thinkaboutittalk    

This is no surprise none at all!

868 days ago
224.

caeduspaxis    

does this mean I can go forward with my lawsuit against BET?

868 days ago
225.

Tonya    

Question? How many black have been bachelors or bachelorettes in the history of the show? Answer: None. Case closed! Yall gonna learn today.

868 days ago
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