Is Clare Crawley out as ABC’s Bachelorette? According to the rumors, yes! The season 16 Bachelorette has reportedly quit the season after already falling for contestant Dale Moss, who won her first impression rose.
In case you missed it, Reality Steve tweeted over the weekend a Reddit thread explaining the rumor, revealing that former Bachelor contestant Tayshia Adams will take her place.
“(MAJOR SPOILER): I’ve been made aware of this Reddit post making the rounds,” he tweeted. “Been on the phone for the last 2 hrs digging. I cannot confirm with 100% certainty if it’s true yet, but if you ask my opinion, I think there is some serious validity to it based on what I’m hearing now.”
Also, according to Life & Style magazine, producers have been “scrambling” to figure out what to do. Clare reportedly found such a "deep connection" with Dale that she threatened to quit, leaving production "blindsided." She also reportedly "refused to come out of her room" to film with other contestants.
Chris Harrison previously shared with Ryan Seacrest on-air that the contestants will all be tested regularly for COVID-19 and that season 16 is set to film at Palm Springs’ La Quinta Resort & Spa instead of the mansion to better control the environment.