Tayshia Adams Nearly Turned Down Being on ‘The Bachelorette’

first_imgThe former phlebotomist continued, “Very true to 2020, but I was taking on a little bit more than I think previous Bachelorettes have in the sense that there was somebody before me. I was going to ask the guys not only to remove themselves from that headspace but take me on and see if they were willing to be open.”Tayshia Adams Reveals She Nearly Turned Down Being on The BacheloretteFront row: Demar, Ed, Chasen, Blake Moynes, Eazy, Tayshia Adams, Joe, Zac C., Riley, Brendan, Noah. Back Row: Bennett, Jason, Peter, Ivan, Montel, Spencer, Ben, Jordan C., Jay and Kenny ABC/Craig SjodinAdams told cohosts Rachel Lindsay and Becca Kufrin that “it was probably about 48 hours” between her receiving the call from an executive producer and heading off to the La Quinta Resort & Club in Palm Springs, California. When the EP called Adams, he acknowledged that she had previously requested to be informed about casting news in person after learning Crawley, 39, nabbed the role. She felt that her life had been “uprooted” during that time since potential leads “can’t really make plans” while waiting to hear what is next.“It kind of messed with me quite a bit, actually,” she admitted. “I told them, ‘That’s not fair to me. I know there’s other girls in the conversation, but I was fine. I was fine. And next time you do it, you better come to my house and tell me in person because at this point, I don’t want a phone call. I’m not going to [Bachelor in] Paradise, I’m not doing The Bachelorette again, I don’t want anything to do [with it]. I’m done.’”- Advertisement – The “Click Bait” cohost recently told Us Weekly that she was happy she didn’t speak with Crawley before becoming the Bachelorette. “Even if I did have the opportunity, I don’t know if I would have asked [anything],” she told Us on Monday, November 9. “This is the thing: I have learned that you have to give everybody a chance and you never know what that’s going to look like. It might not look, like, the same for you as it did for somebody else.”The “Bachelor Happy Hour” podcast can be listened to wherever podcasts are streamed.Listen to Here For the Right Reasons to get inside scoop about the Bachelor franchise and exclusive interviews from contestants A careful decision. Tayshia Adams nearly passed up on the opportunity to be the Bachelorette after Clare Crawley’s sudden exit.“In a perfect Bachelor world according to them, it would have been I would be in the car an hour after my conversation with them. They were hoping I would leave that day, but I actually said I needed to think about it,” Adams, 29, recalled on the “Bachelor Happy Hour” podcast on Wednesday, November 11. “I need to talk to my parents and I need to take a minute, just because the way I was entering The Bachelorette space was very unconventional.”- Advertisement – Before beginning her journey, Adams was also “fearful” that the suitors thought Crawley “was more their type” than she would be since they were initially there to pursue the Bachelor Winter Games alum.Tayshia Adams Floating In The Pool on The Bachelorette Tayshia Adams Reveals She Nearly Turned Down Being on The BacheloretteTayshia Adams on ‘The Bachelorette’ ABC/Craig SjodinThe Bachelorette’s 16th season experienced major road bumps leading up to its October premiere. After Crawley was announced as the Bachelorette in March, the start of production was delayed due to the global coronavirus outbreak. Shortly after filming resumed in July, the hairdresser left the show after getting engaged to Dale Moss.Adams stepped in to replace Crawley, making her the second Black Bachelorette and first Latina woman in the coveted role. She had previously competed on Colton Underwood’s season of The Bachelor, which aired in 2019, and briefly dated John Paul Jones after they met on Bachelor in Paradise that same year.- Advertisement – – Advertisement –last_img read more

Booville Activities Ongoing Through October

first_imgBATESVILLE – As October arrives, organizers are in full swing transforming Batesville into the home of Halloween for the next month.Halloween-themed activities and family friendly events are planned for the entire month and will involve several businesses and organizations.Area businesses participating in the wristband promotion offer discounts and deals to wristband holders through the month. Organizers say the total value of all promotions and discounts exceed $1400.Follow this link to view the schedule and wristband information for Batesville Booville.The Fear Factory opens this weekend and will host the haunted house through October. A Monster Bash is also scheduled for Halloween night.Press release from Fear Factory:In the twisting hallways and shadowy rooms where workers once nailed together coffins, evil lurks. Every weekend in October, the 30,000 square feet of Fear Factory will play host to a range of hair-raising, horrifying scenes—from groups of unhinged production employees to medical experiments gone terribly awry. The maze of horrors accosts all of the senses, with strobes and black lights that let evil beings hide in the shadows and loud music that masks the sound of ever-approaching footsteps.After exiting the maze, the chills continue with grisly arcade games, concessions offered by Oldenburg Academy and concerts in the Party Place. A Monster Bash is offered on Halloween night, October 31 and is free with paid admission.Once home to the Batesville Coffin Company, Fear Factory now helps build awareness of drug prevention. Proceeds benefit Cierra’s Club, a non-profit entity managed by the Batesville Community Education Foundation and is used to provide drug free entertainment for youth. A generous grant from the Ripley County Local Coordinating Council and assistance from Gillman’s Do It Best Home Center have helped enhance the factory.“Every room in Fear Factory has been made-over and new exhibits have been added to create the most freighting haunted house encounter in southeastern Indiana” states Carol Dial lead design architect who along with Bill Flannery, Chris Newport and a host of volunteers, have been working on the exhibits since January.Fear Factory opens Sunday, October 5th, with lights on tours from 1 pm to 3 pm. This tour is for those who are looking for a more PG scare with toned down effects. Free children activities will also be available. The fright continues for the next four weekends, every Friday and Saturday, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 and November 1, from 7 pm to 10 pm. Admission is just $5.00 for those 18 years of age and younger and $10 for those over 18 years old.Over 78 area youth and adults have volunteered to help in the haunted house. Batesville Tool & Die weekend will take place on October 24 & 25. Fear Factory is located in the RomWeber Marketplace in Batesville, Indiana with a new South Street entrance. Fear Factory cautions visitors that the use strobe and black lights, loud sounds, intense audio, with extremely low visibility is used throughout the haunted house.Ex-fear-ience www.fearfactorybatesville.com for more details or email info@romwebermarketplace.com to arrange a corporate night for your business. Like us on Facebook and look for our YouTube video coming soon.last_img read more