June 10th, 2021
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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