Nick Lachey Reacts to Claim That ‘Love Is Blind’ Cuts Black Women

Nick Lachey and Lauren Pace.
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Sharing his ideas. Nick Lachey weighed in after Lauren Pace claimed that Love Is Blind producers are “slicing” Black ladies from story traces.

The 98 Levels singer, 48, stated he thought Pace’s remarks have been “a good remark” whereas talking to Leisure Tonight on Wednesday, November 2, including that he can “perceive the place she’s coming from with it.”

The Love Is Blind cohost went on so as to add that he’s “undecided what precisely you are able to do about that besides proceed to solid with variety, which they’ve executed.”

Final month, the Leap of Religion writer, 34, slammed the present in a sequence of tweets posted earlier than a brand new batch of season 3 episodes hit Netflix.

“I don’t like how LIB be slicing all of the Black ladies. How come they’re at all times within the trailer however not the present… 👀,” the “We Have the Receipts” podcast host wrote in October. “I do know it’s slim pickings however about 85% of them {couples} be compelled (simply shifting ahead for leisure functions) anyway. Y’all may at the very least pressure some extra sisters to maneuver ahead all through the present.”

The Detroit native competed on season 1 of the relationship present, which aired in 2020 however was filmed in 2018. She met her husband, Cameron Hamilton, on the sequence, and so they tied the knot in the course of the season finale.

In one other tweet, Pace informed a fan that there are extra contestants viewers don’t see within the ultimate edit. “It’s {couples} that get engaged that aren’t even proven generally. I believe they solely present what they deem most entertaining,” she claimed, including that producers “ship em house and cease filming them.”

Lachey, for his half, stated that who strikes ahead is “not dictated or manipulated” by anybody however these competing. “Folks gravitate to who they gravitate to,” he informed ET. “That’s not one thing that producers or anybody else can dictate or strip or have dictated or stripped. Folks make connections within the pods for no matter cause, and people connections are then adopted by way of to the remainder of the season. … It’s actually, really the connections they make blindly within the pods.”

Forward of the present’s season 2 premiere earlier this yr, the boy bander informed Us Weekly that he would do Love Is Blind himself if he wasn’t already married to his cohost, Vanessa Lachey.

“I’d. I imply, it’s fascinating,” the Masked Singer winner stated in February. “Particularly having seen the success of season 1 and seeing two loving {couples} nonetheless married to this present day? If I watched that and I used to be in search of love, why wouldn’t you wanna be part of that? You understand, it’s confirmed to work!”

Love Is Blind season 3 is presently streaming on Netflix.