Bachelorette 16 (USA) postponed due to COVID-19
Also, several potential suitors forgot to have their legal guardian sign the permission slip to be A) up past bedtime B) sleepovers without their jimmy jams.
The break in shooting will give more of the competitors in this season of the beloved game a chance to shoot themselves in the foot with offensive Instagram posts and tweets they forgot to clean away
It was initially thought that filming the season might be possible by making certain concessions such as no international travel.
We’ve had to already knock [The Bachelorette] down to North America.
We’re not going to be doing the elaborate all-around-the-world tour, because you just can’t right now.
We’re going to stay obviously around the United States, and closer to home when we go on set.
We had international travel set to begin very soon, in the next few weeks.Chris Harrison on ET pre-shutdown
However need for social distancing has made it impossible to continue.
“With the rapidly changing events related to COVID-19…Warner Bros. Television Group is halting production on some of our 70+ series and pilots currently filming or about to begin.
The health and safety of our employees, casts and crews remains our top priority.
During this time, we will continue to follow the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control as well as local officials and public health professionals in each city where our productions are basedWarner Bros Television Group
With Bachelor Summer Games cancelled, the only way to get our fix of newbie subscription box and hair gummy ambassadors will be “Bachelor Presents: Listen To Your Heart” April 13th.