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‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Star Chris Conran Clears the Air about His Orientation in Furious Tweet

Afouda Bamidele
Sep 07, 2021
05:30 A.M.
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"Bachelor in Paradise" star Chris Conran cleared all controversies about his sexuality. The star clapped back at fans who have been questioning his sexuality in a tweet. Here are some details about the Twitter update.


Chris Conran, "Bachelor in Paradise" contestant, hit back at fans for questioning his sexuality. It appeared that rumors of Conran being gay had been spreading like wildfire on social media.

The star ended the rumors with his tweet that confirmed that his sexuality had been questioned online and on podcasts. His tweet got fans reacting, and while some supported Conran, others were pretty defensive.

A screenshot of Chris Conran from "Bachelor in Paradise" | Photo: youtube.com/Bachelor Nation on ABC

A screenshot of Chris Conran from "Bachelor in Paradise" | Photo: youtube.com/Bachelor Nation on ABC



On September 1, 2021, according to his "Bachelorette" bio, Conran, a landscape design, found it "disrespectful" that the public sees most Asian men as less masculine. Clearing all the doubts about his sexuality Conran tweeted:

"It is disrespectful that society effeminate Asian men and uses 'gay' as a derogatory term. Don't impose sexuality on individuals."

After his tweet, a fan insinuated that Conran's statement pointed fingers at Nick Valley, who talked about Conran's appearance in an episode of "The Viall Files." Another fan noted that people should stop making jokes about his sexuality.


However, a follower viewed Conran's statement differently and started that his tweet looked like "internalized homophobia." But quick to Conran's defense was another follower who wrote:

"How was he defensive? He said he isn't and explained why behavior like that can be harmful."

Conran's "Bachelor in Paradise" co-star, Tammy Ly, also of Asian dependant, supported him with a retweet. Tammy had once opened up about the racism she faced in Peter Weber's season of "The Bachelor" in 2020.


Tammy's statement showed that Asian men weren't the only people facing racism as she had received messages from trolls indicating that she should "get coronavirus" or "go back to Korea and die."

Although many couples have gotten engaged on "Bachelorette," relationships can also break off with new arrivals.



Blogger Reality Steve dropped spoilers about the show, therefore fans can possibly have their answers on speculations about Jessenia Cruz and Conran's relationship. According to Steve, Conran and Jessenia's time together turned out to be short thanks to Alan Milne.

Steve confirmed that Conran got involved with Milne when she arrived. However, people believed it wasn't a serious relationship because they left the episode separately after hanging out pre-show.

And just like Cruz and Conran, fans also instigated that Milne and Conran might have known each other before "Bachelorette." However, Conran and Cruz's association before "Paradise" was cleared when Katie replied to fans' speculations.


Conran had some lasting relationships —while visiting Colorado with North Erb and Chasen Nick, the landscape designer and Nick constantly showed up on each other's Instagram. He also became friends with a former Bachelorette, Katie Thurston.

Although many couples have gotten engaged on "Bachelorette," relationships can also break off with new arrivals. It is still unclear who Conran might connect with according to the season 7 trailer.

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