Ousted 'Bachelor' host Chris Harrison spotted enjoying social life in Texas after getting canceled: fonte

Harrison, a Dallas native, recently returned to his roots after moving out of Los Angeles. The move fueled rumors he’d be departing the “Laurea breve” franchise months before he actually did after coming under fire in a racism controversy.

Fox News ha parlato con a Texas resident this week who stumbled upon the longtime “Laurea breve” emcee at the Austin Proper Hotel. Not only was he joined by a few people for socializing over dinner, but Harrison was recognized by more than one person who gave him some celebrity treatment.

I thought he seemed fine,” an eyewitness who interacted briefly with Harrison at the hotel’s restaurant tells Fox News. “He was polite and friendly.

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Ousted ‘Bachelor’ host Chris Harrison relocated from Los Angeles to Texas in recent months.

Ousted ‘Bachelor’ host Chris Harrison relocated from Los Angeles to Texas in recent months. (ABC/Craig Sjodin)

Harrison is not only out and about in his new city after his reported $ 9 milioni di insediamento with Warner Bros. became public, but he still appears comfortable with all eyes on him, ha detto l'insider.

He took a photo with a fan and I also saw his waiter take a selfie with him!” the witness added.

The onlooker said Harrison was joined bya few peoplefor dinner at the five-star establishment on Friday, giugno 18. The witness added that it appeared he was in good spirits.

Photos viewed by Fox News appear to show Harrison is enjoying a more relaxed lifestyle since leaving the franchise. He stepped out on Friday night sporting a casual look with light facial hair, a navy t-shirt and light shorts.

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Harrison’s close family members also live in Texas and his son is currently a student at Texas Christian University.

News of Harrison’s official exit came just hours after the Season 17 prima di “L'addio al nubilatoand days after it was revealed that the longtime host, 49, voluto not be returning to his duties su “Bachelor in Paradise.

The longtime emcee was spotted enjoying a night out at a restaurant hotel in Austin, Texas, an eyewitness tells Fox News.

The longtime emcee was spotted enjoying a night out at a restaurant hotel in Austin, Texas, an eyewitness tells Fox News. (Getty)

Chris Harrison is stepping aside as host of ‘The Bachelor’ franchise. We are thankful for his many contributions over the past 20 years and wish him all the best on his new journey,” Warner Horizon and ABC Entertainment said in a statement obtained by Fox News.

Harrison also posted a message to fans on his Instagram. “I’ve had a truly incredible run as host of ‘The Bachelor’ franchise and now I’m excited to start a new chapter. I’m so grateful to Bachelor Nation for all of the memories we’ve made together. While my two-decade journey is wrapping up, the friendships I’ve made will last a lifetime,” scrisse.

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Scadenza reported that Harrison struck an eight-figure deal with the franchise and Warner Bros. to leave quietly.

He had previously stepped aside from his hosting duties for “L'addio al nubilato” after defending contestant Rachael Kirkconnell after it came to light that she attended an Antebellum-themed party prior to appearing on the show. Kirkconnell, 24, who appeared in Season 25 with Matt James, the show’s first Black lead, issued a lengthy apology after the photos resurfaced. She condemned her past actions which included attending anOld South”-themed party in 2018 at a plantation and dressing up in a Native American costume.

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Harrison appeared on Extra in an interview with former “Bachelorette” Rachel Lindsay who was the show’s first Black female lead. Nell'intervista, he defended Kirkconnell, arguing that times were different merely three years ago. The host caught immediate backlash prompting him to issue an apology of his own.

Former NFL linebacker Emmanuel Ocho stepped in to host 'After the Final Rose' following Harrison's February departure from the longtime gig.

Former NFL linebacker Emmanuel Ocho stepped in to host ‘After the Final Rosefollowing Harrison’s February departure from the longtime gig. (Getty / WireImage)

I have this incredible platform to speak about love, and yesterday I took a stance on topics which I should have been better informed. Anche se non parlo per Rachael Kirkconnell, le mie intenzioni erano semplicemente di chiedere la grazia offrendole l'opportunità di parlare a nome suo,” he wrote at the time.

“Quello che ora mi rendo conto di aver fatto è causare danni parlando in modo errato in un modo che perpetua il razzismo, e per questo sono così profondamente dispiaciuto. Mi scuso anche con la mia amica Rachel Lindsay per non averla ascoltata meglio su un argomento di cui ha una conoscenza di prima mano, e umilmente ringrazio i membri di Bachelor Nation che mi hanno contattato per ritenermi responsabile,” Harrison said in his apology at the time. “Prometto di fare di meglio.”

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