Should The Bachelorette Have Filmed the Reaction to Eric's Death? Show Stands by Decision

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Andi Dorfman, Eric | Photo Credits: Rick Rowell/ABC

There’s no handbook for how to proceed when a reality show contestant passes away and there certainly hasn’t been much precedence for how to handle it if it happens while the show is still filming. When Eric Hill tragically died shortly after his exit from The Bachelorette, it wasn’t a question if it would be addressed, but producers were faced with whether or not they should film and subsequently broadcast the remaining cast learning of the horrific accident.


The Bachelorette host on Eric’s final episode: It’s hard to know the right thing to do


On Monday’s episode, following Andi’s hometown dates with MarcusJoshNick and Chris, host Chris Harrison sat the five down in his living room to explain what had happened. Viewers watched as the group was given the shocking news and as Andi broke down remembering her last conversation with Eric. Eventually, the episode turned to a one-on-one with Andi, followed by a melancholy rose ceremony in which Andi again wondered how to celebrate the next phase of her journey amidst such tragedy.



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