For anybody residing under a rock–or perhaps not enthusiastic about The Bachelor franchise–ABC announced the other day that this year’s Bachelor is previous NFL player Colton Underwood.
Bachelor Nation just isn’t happy.
Underwood joined the franchise as a contestant within the last few period associated with the Bachelorette, featuring Becca Kufrin. The 26-year-old football that is american produced splash as he arrived to Becca and all of America being a virgin. It’s a storyline that ABC demonstrably intends to increase straight straight straight down on when you look at the season that is new which premieres in January 2019: with its news release, ABC defines Underwood because the man “best known for their candor when speaing frankly about their virginity.”
Underwood’s choice to keep a virgin has been a good occasion to involve some much-needed conversations about changing social attitudes to intercourse, and also the part of intercourse in healthy relationships. But all this has done this far is act as an address for him to take part in the same unhealthy hookup tradition who has so frequently permeated the Bachelor franchise.
Quite simply, Underwood fits up to a T the description of exactly just just what the online world calls a “fuckboy“–a term The United states Dialect Society describes being a term that is“derogatory a guy whom behaves objectionably or promiscuously.”
Underwood has already established a lengthy, general general public, and on-and-off relationship (it that name) with former Bachelor contestant Tia Booth though he often hesitated to give. Continue reading “The bachelor that is new a reminder that being a virgin doesn’t suggest you treat ladies well”