Thursday, April 19, 2012 | Categories: Q Blog
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Christopher Johnson (left) and Nathaniel Claybrooks say they were prevented from auditioning for The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. They are suing the producers for racial discrimination.
The people behind the popular dating competition say the lawsuit is baseless, and point out that people of colour have been contestants on previous seasons.
But today on Q, media critic Jennifer Pozner argued The Bachelor, The Bachelorette, and other unscripted programs, have a longstanding problem with diversity. She's the author of Reality Bites Back: The Truth About Guilty Pleasure TV.