” Lindsay cheered during a chat in Los Angeles in March, where she spent the day on a date. I just don’t want (race) to be something that’s my recurring theme of my entire journey,” she says.“I’m a black woman and I’m so happy to represent myself in that respect, but I don’t want it to be something that defines me and my journey for love,” she says. Though she's flattered to be asked, she has "no interest in politics," she said in a later interview.)Because Lindsay is among the oldest bachelorettes, she says ABC made her dating pool slightly older than average (there are some men over 30) and with professional backgrounds — a couple doctors and lawyers are mixed in with the typical models and personal trainers. “I definitely don’t mind talking about it and addressing it.” journey early — surprise! And she wasn't bothered when, on that same show, a suitor told her, “I’m ready to go black and I’m never going back.”In fact, she giggled, because she “loved that he was confident enough to do it,” she says. Also, after Lindsay told producers that her dating history is "not particular to a certain race," she found that her 31 suitors are more racially diverse than usual.
Single men appear one by one on stage before a group of 24 women, each standing behind a podium with a light on it.So, will the likable Lindsay, a self-described career woman and dating-show skeptic, find a husband on the ABC series known for drama, drinking and fantasy suites (but not many lasting marriages)? In fact, she announced that she is happily engaged to one of her suitors. "It was a lot harder than I thought (and) exhausting physically and emotionally."Of course, Lindsay won’t reveal any details about the groom-to-be, but viewers can start playing the guessing game Monday (9 ET/PT) as more than two dozen men appear at the front of the Many of the out-there entrances, and one obnoxious guy yelling, "Whaboom! has taken the internet by storm since making his debut on Monday night's premiere.More or less immediately, the man picks one of them in secret that appeals to him.Then, through conversation with the show's host and a series of videos including interviews with his friends, family, and coworkers, the man reveals more about himself, his life, and what he's looking for in a mate.