RACHEL Lindsay has once again slammed fellow Bachelorette Hannah Brown for being completely unresponsive after she committed to a video apology for saying the n-word.
The 35-year-old former lead of the ABC franchise demanded an on-camera response last week and opened up about the private chat she had with the reality star before she failed to deliver.
“She was very upset, she was embarrassed. She was admitting she was wrong, and she said she wanted to go on Live. She was going to go first and then bring me on.
“Twice, she got off the phone with me to tell me, ‘OK, I’m going to go do it. I’m just going to go get ready.’ Hours later, nothing.
“Then, we would talk on the phone. And then hours later, nothing again until it was ultimately decided she wanted to do a statement,” the former attorney revealed.
Rachel went on to explain why Hannah’s response was such a let down: “The reason it disappointed me so much that Hannah decided to give a statement is because – her words – ‘a statement would be insincere.’
“Hannah said that. ‘It felt icky to give a statement.’ And I believed her when she said it. And it was her team that was advising her to give a statement.
“And she said in her heart, she didn’t feel it was that way and she felt that God had wanted her to use her platform for a bigger purpose. And she was going to step up and do that.”
The Dallas, Texas native further expressed her critique of the beauty pageant queen: “To see her ultimately text me and say, ‘I’m going to give a statement’ was extremely disappointing.
“You yourself said that that was insincere. So why did you therefore decide to do an insincere action? I’m very confused by that,” the podcast host fired off.
Since she shared the Instagram Story statement – which expired from her page after 24 hours – The Bachelorette star has not publicly commented on the scandal or posted to any of her social media accounts.
Last week, the Auburn alum rapped DaBaby’s hit Rockstar as she tried to make a Tik Tok dance and said the racial slur out loud.
She claimed she didn’t realize she used the word after being called out by a fan during the livestream.
“I did? I’m so sorry. I don’t think… maybe it was [her brother] Patrick. Um, anyway…” she said with an awkward pause before she changed the subject.
The Dancing With the Stars champion later doubled down on her claim that she didn’t sing it.
“I really don’t think I said that word, I don’t think I said that word, but now I’m like, ‘Oh God,’” she told her followers in the since-deleted video.
After she continued to be slammed by fans, Hannah posted the statement to her Stories.
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“I owe you all a major apology. There is no excuse and I will not justify what I said.
“I have read your messages and seen the hurt I have caused. I own it all.
“I am terribly sorry and know that whether in public or private, this language is unacceptable. I promise to do better,” she concluded.