June 10th, 2021

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Bryan Sullivan Sheds Light on “Bachelor” Payout Battle in Yahoo! Finance

Bryan Sullivan was recently interviewed by Yahoo! Finance regarding Chris Harrison’s departure from “The Bachelor” franchise and the potential for a high payout. After serving as host of the “Bachelor” television series for nearly 20 years, Harrison’s exit was prompted by a scandal involving racially insensitive comments from a former contestant. He is reportedly seeking an eight-figure settlement on his way out. 

“It’s probably questionable if [his comments] were enough to actually trigger the right to terminate in a way that was clear and obvious,” says Bryan. He notes that studios are likely to settle in these scenarios. “It’s all kind of done as a cost benefit analysis,” especially as the studio would “have a decent chance of losing.”

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