The show was not without its drama, including a few of the Black contestants discussing if she preferred to date non-Black men and racists tweets from contender Lee being revealed after he was on the show.
Rachel takes our questions on dating as a Black woman while the world watches.
"I just wanted to see a diverse group," the 32-year-old Dallas attorney explained. I wanted the people coming out of the limousine to reflect my dating history — and I wasn't disappointed."See photos of Rachel Lindsay: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE - 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' airs every weeknight at p.m.
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And from watching me on Nick's season and then on my season, you really don't know the type of men that I dated. I said it to (contestant) Will on our one-on-one date, "I typically dated African-American men." But if you watch the show, you don't necessarily see that.
As a single woman in my 20s, I was dating a particular type of man.
After a premiere that slashed Lindsay's total number down to 23, only five nonwhite men were eliminated, making for a continued — and rare for the series — near 50-50 breakdown.
Durant, who was at one point engaged to WNBA player Monica Wright, played one season at Texas in 2006-07 before entering the NBA.Nation met a cast of characters during the season 13 premiere who are now off and running with the TV competition for Rachel Lindsay's heart.Joining an impressive group of lawyers, medical professionals and consultants were a few eyebrow-raisers: Adam Jr.as Rachel Lindsay made history as the show’s first Black lead.Thankfully she ultimately found her guy – which will be revealed in a few weeks.