In March before filming began, Lindsay admitted to feeling pressure from the African-American community to gift her final rose to a black suitor.But her thoughts had slightly shifted after she finished filming.Viewers will likely watch more discussions of race unfold onscreen, as she also stressed how important it was for her to bring up those conversations once she was going to walk into someone’s home or vice versa."I just needed to know his thought process and realize that not everybody might be as accepting of our relationship as we are," Lindsay had explained.
Lindsay's older sister, Constance, put Viall in the hot seat, asking why Lindsay was his first black girlfriend. I see Rachel,' but at the same time with this climate we're in, I feel like you've seen more racism come out and so he does need to be aware it's not something that you can just hide and ignore," she explained.
Lindsay has not disclosed the race of her winner, as it could spoil the reality show's ending, but when her fiance is revealed it is guaranteed to be historic.
ABC will either have its first interracial couple or its first black winner.
When the episode aired and a fan quoted Gaskins, Lindsay provided some insight into what was going through her head as she sat there and listened to Gaskins' confession. He then explained, "Because [Gaskins] is black, the perception — she might think, 'you're a black guy, you've dated black women.' And that's not true.
"' I typically date white girls,'" quoted mansion, Dean Unglert, a 26-year-old white contestant, questioned the importance of talking about their dating history at all with their hopeful fiancee. said he has "never really" dated a black woman before. So because she's black and he's black, I think it's important." On the episode that aired Monday, Bigger initially questioned if Lindsay was attracted to "brothers," noting that only one black man had been asked out on a one-on-one date.