Bachelor Nation has a love-hate involvement with producers of the loved television series. Kelley Flanagan, Melissa Rycroft, Colton Underwood and more members of Bachelor Nation have feuded with producers over the years.
The season 23 Bachelor wrote in his 2020 book, The First Time: Finding Myself and Looking for Love on Reality TV, that he felt betrayed by producers when they called his frontrunner Cassie Randolph’s father and invited him to Thailand over the course of the final weeks of filming.
“It was all clear and ideal and everything a parent should do. I’m sure that’s why my old pal, supervising producer Ruby Taylor, had called Matt in the first place,” he wrote. “She’d contacted him several days earlier and told him that Cassie was really struggling with her feelings and could use him as a sounding board. … It made me feel like production was working against me and trying to ……
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