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Months after being given the exit limo from the Bachelor franchise for his defenses of historical racism, Chris Harrison has become engaged to Lauren Zima, a Bachelor Nation correspondent and entertainment reporter for Entertainment Tonight — a pairing that somehow never brought up ethics questions in the past. (Ha, who are we kidding? He was reportedly given $9 million to leave; perfect for wedding planning! Here’s to the next amazing chapter, and all the rest.” The couple have been dating since 2018, back when Harrison wasn’t spewing nonsense about antebellum-themed sorority parties and the people who attend them. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Chris Harrison (@chrisbharrison)


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Tags: This is The Bachelor we’re talking about.) Harrison confirmed their engagement on the franchise’s platform of choice, Instagram, writing that “the next chapter starts now.” Zima added in a separate post, “Thank you for loving me, championing me and asking me to marry you.