The Bachelor Premiere Sparks Jokes and Anger

01.8.2019 | Culture

The Bachelor premiered its 23rd season on Jan. 7 and fans are breathlessly discussing the 26-year-old bachelor Colton and the bachelorettes vying for his attention. Among the top topics are his virginity and the sloth, who unfortunately did not get a rose. A couple strong contenders emerged: Cassie Randolph, a speech pathologist in training and Catherine Agro, a real estate agent and aspiring DJ.

A show that revolves around feelings, we naturally looked at the top emotions. Anger is the most popular emotion, with 27 percent share of voice. Viewers were rattled by Colton, who they deemed bland, and some contestants’ antics.

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