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“Struggling” Rachel Lindsay steps away from her ‘Bachelor Happy Hour’ podcast


Former Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay announced during her 99th episode of her Bachelor Happy Hour podcast that next week’s milestone 100th episode will be her last.

“I’m going to make this short and sweet: All good things must come to an end and I feel like certain things run their course, and for me I have run my course when it comes to the podcast,” said the 36-year-old reality star.

Lindsay, has been outspoken about calling out racism within the Bachelor franchise over the past year — in particular, racially insensitive social media posts by recent Bachelor contestant Rachael Kirkconnell and recently departed host Chris Harrison‘s comments in her defense. 

Rachel was forced to delete her Instagram account due to harassment from fans.

“I’ve been struggling, that’s no secret,” she explained.  “And it’s been really, really hard for me lately and a lot of the things that we talk about on this podcast are also about taking care of yourself and finding your peace and protecting that peace and protecting your mental health.  And so for me, I just feel like I’ve come to the end of doing the podcast.”

Meanwhile, Lindsay’s current co-host, former Bachelorette Becca Kufrin, will continue in the role, with a new co-host to be announced at a later date, according to a press release obtained by People.

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