Bernie Sanders was the subject of more angry protests, but this time from fans of a TV show.
Viewers of the ABC dating show “The Bachelorette” blasted the senator because his speech at the Democratic National Convention cut into the show’s airtime.
Chris Harrison, host of the TV show, warned viewers in a tweet that the show could be affected.
— Chris Harrison (@chrisbharrison) July 25, 2016
And he was right, as Sanders’ speech ran long, angering many viewers.
Is the Bachelorette really being preempted by a Bernie Sanders speech?!?! Really ruining my Monday! I need to know who gets the rose!!!
— Frankie Muniz (@frankiemuniz) July 26, 2016
Bernie sanders ruins everything, like butt talking way over his speech time so now I can’t finish the bachelorette
— Ashley Patton (@ashnicholie) July 26, 2016
Bernie Sanders ruined The Bachelorette just like he would have ruined America if he was the nominee
— Hannah Young (@HannuhhhElyse14) July 26, 2016
Bernie Sanders. Never met the guy, but when you cut into my Bachelorette time, you automatically get put on my list.
— Kinsey (@Kinsey_Darling) July 26, 2016
@emilyyrosaa he’s now almost a whole half hour into my show.. my Monday night has officially been ruined
— kelsss (@kelsiecotta) July 26, 2016
Sanders needs to stop talking so I can watch the bachelorette ??
— rylee_montes (@ryleemontes) July 26, 2016
When the show did air, it was 30 minutes later than scheduled.
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UGHHH F YOU BERNIE SANDERS. I can’t watch the ending of the Bachelorette on my recording cause you were the first 30 min of it. #PISSED ????
— Sarah Pheasant (@SarahPheasant) July 26, 2016
Bernie Sanders cut into my recording of the bachelorette I am outraged
— cassie (@cassiestewie) July 26, 2016
THIRTY MINUTES OF THE BACHELORETTE WASNT RECORDED BECAUSE OF BERNIE SANDERS IM SO CONFLICTED AND UPSET
— makenna (@shrekenna) July 26, 2016
Trying to watch the bachelorette and all I see is Bernie Sanders. This is what is wrong with America.
— Abigail Benvenuti (@littlebenvi) July 26, 2016
SHUT UP BERNIE SANDERS YOU ARE A SOCIALIST ALL I WANT TO SEE IS THE BACHELORETTE
— Ally Pickron (@allypickron) July 26, 2016
So I recorded the bachelorette & about 25% of it didn’t record bcuz Bernie sanders was talking. I’m feeling the bern rn.
— Alix Maria (@Alixxboo) July 26, 2016
@BernieSanders you messed up my recording of the bachelorette ????
— Haley Loreen (@h_loreen) July 26, 2016
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