TV

‘Bachelor In Paradise’ Fans Are Slamming Channel Ten For Shameless Queerbaiting

The network has yet to respond.

Channel Ten has been accused of queerbaiting by Bachelor in Paradise fans, after teasing a kiss between two female contestants that was actually between a female contestant and a man with long hair.

An early promo for the series implied there would be a kiss between bisexual contestant Megan Marx and a mysterious brunette during a late-night swim.

“She’s absolutely gorgeous, she’s definitely my type of girl,” Marx could be heard saying in the promo, over footage of fellow contestant Elora Murger. The clip then cuts to grainy footage of Marx making out with someone with long, dark hair.

But on Tuesday night’s episode, it was revealed that Marx was actually kissing Canadian contestant Thomas Perras. And man, were fans ever pissed.

Channel Ten has yet to respond to the backlash.