For anybody residing under a rock–or maybe perhaps not enthusiastic about The Bachelor franchise–ABC announced the other day that this year’s Bachelor is previous NFL player Colton Underwood.
Bachelor Nation is certainly not pleased.
Underwood joined the franchise as being a contestant within the last period associated with Bachelorette, featuring Becca Kufrin. The 26-year-old US football celebrity made a splash as he arrived on the scene to Becca and all of America as being a virgin. It’s a storyline that ABC demonstrably intends to increase straight straight down on into the new season, which premieres in January 2019: In its pr release, ABC defines Underwood because the man “best known for his candor whenever speaing frankly about their virginity.”
Underwood’s choice to stay a virgin has been a good event to possess some much-needed conversations about changing cultural attitudes to sex, additionally the part of sex in healthier relationships. But all this has done this far is act as an address for him to take part in the same unhealthy hookup tradition who has frequently permeated the Bachelor franchise.
Quite simply, Underwood fits up to a T the description of exactly just what the world wide web calls a “fuckboy“–a term The United states Dialect Society describes as a “derogatory term for a guy whom behaves objectionably or promiscuously.”