It looks like The Bachelorette star Lee Garrett is going to be back in the limelight on the Men Tell All — and all for his infamous racist tweets that surfaced earlier this season. A source who was at the taping of the show exclusively tells Life & Style that much of the anticipated drama from Rachel Lindsay’s men will come from the Season 13 villain!
“The biggest topic of the night was Lee and his racist tweets,” the source says. “Iggy [Rodriguez] and Josiah [Graham] had their own disagreement as to why Lee came on the show. Some of his questionable tweets were shared with the audience and Lee was put in the spotlight. He didn’t have an exact defense. He was doing his best to save himself from humiliation. He did admit that he made a mistake and they were inappropriate. He was chalking it up to this being a learning experience. Not everyone was buying it.”
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The offensive Tweets lead to the Nashville native deactivating his social media accounts. “What’s the difference between the NAACP and the KKK? Wait for it…One has the sense of shame to cover their racist a– faces,” one tweet read. Another leaked tweet stated, “I don’t hate Muslims. I do hate Islam.”
Needless to say, Lee did not get off easy. “Lee was on the hot seat for awhile. It got really intense,” the source reveals. “Chris Harrison straight out questioned Lee about his tweets, and then touched on topics of racism and him being a racist and a misogynist. It was an open topic. Everyone wanted answers. The guys were doing a lot of the questioning — there was no holding back. A lot of criticism. He seemed really uncomfortable like visually uncomfortable. It was tough to be there and watch it, let alone hear all the questions.”
Even though tensions were high during the special, the other men kept their cool. “Lee’s talk ended on some of the guys accepting his statements and being open to some form of forgiveness,” the insider says. “There were a lot of heated dialogues with him but no one physically attacked him.”
We think it’s safe to say that this episode won’t be easy to watch! Will you be tuning in for the Men Tell All?!
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