She was called a ‘slut’ for sleeping with 2 men on Bachelorette, but get a load of her excuse

Former “The Bachelorette” contestant Andi Dorfman has fired back against critics that accused her of being a “slut.”

The criticism began when it as revealed that Dorfman slept with two of the contestants, Nick Vail and Josh Murray, vying for her affection when she was on the show in 2014.

That revelation came from Vail himself in an “After The Final Rose” special where the contestants speak out.

After the affairs were uncovered, Dorfman was skewered in the mainstream media and on social media.

Even then Fox News anchor Bob Beckel got in on the act.

“She’s a slut!” he said. “I’m not kidding you. She sleeps with someone else, and then doesn’t tell the guy about it. This is what America’s come to, this crap.”

Beckel, however, did apologize for the comments at the end of the show.

Now, in a guest column for the Hollywood Reporter, Dorfman has fired back at her critics.

I saw clips of national news anchors on TV calling me a slut. Verbatim. On live national television, calling me a slut.

You never see them say that about the Bachelor. Almost every Bachelor has sex with everyone he goes into the fantasy suites with. Obviously there are some exceptions, but regardless, you never hear anything of it. And yet we as a society will go so far as to call a woman a slut for having sex with two men that she’s been dating. Two men whose families she’s met, who have professed their love to her and two men she has feelings for. And, somehow, having sex with them becomes grounds to call her a slut.

Why? Because of the number of men? Because it appears like they happened one after another? What people likely don’t realize is that the fantasy suites are stretched out over a two-week timespan. It does come in one quick episode, but this isn’t back-to-back like viewers see.

The male lead is never called a manwhore. But when a woman who is in the same exact situation does it, she gets labeled a slut and it’s all of a sudden newsworthy.

Despite her experience, she said she would advise future Bachelorettes to be “open and honest.”

“You can’t rationalize the irrational,” she wrote. “You can’t change somebody’s mind, and you can’t live your life for other peoples’ opinions. You’re not living if you do.”

h/t: IJ Review.

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