‘Bachelorette’ fans are certainly not feeling the Bern
Bernie Sanders’ lengthy DNC speech Monday night cut into “The Bachelorette,” and loyal JoJo fans were not having it. Being forced to wait—on fantasy suite
night, mind you — left loyal viewers devastated.
Fans who DVR-ed the episode felt especially snubbed — because the show started 30 minutes late, the end of the episode was cut off.
Though the show’s fearless leader, Chris Harrison, tweeted out a warning (“Check local listings cause I’m guessing the #DNC will jack up #TheBachelorette time in many cities. Some things are even out of my control”), many viewers still felt wronged.
Fans eager to watch JoJo gallivant through Thailand with her sexy suitors quickly figured out that the aged politician on their screens was not a “Bachelorette” plot twist (his lack of beard scruff and hair gel were dead giveaways), prompting national shock and outrage.
Unknowingly, the senator set off a Twitter firestorm.
“I think Kanye needs to interrupt Bernie to let him know ‘The Bachelorette’ is on tonight,” tweeted @man-duuhstanford. Other users agreed this was an injustice worth getting up in arms about. “Okay Bernie get off my tv I want to watch JoJo break down on the Bachelorette rn,” fired off @morgopetrusha.
Sorry, Bernie, you don’t get the final rose.