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6 Takeaways From ‘Bachelor’ Matt James’ Interview With The 'Wall Street Journal'

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6 Takeaways From ‘Bachelor’ Matt James’ Interview With The 'Wall Street Journal'

Ever since his season ended disastrously, Matt James has been taking time away from the whole Bachelor world. For the most part, he hasn’t even spoken about it publicly — other than the rare tweets about looking for therapists or “sources close to him” weighing in on his relationship status. Now, though, the reality star is finally on the record with the Wall Street Journal, and he’s weighing in on what his life looks like these days, what NFTs are, and where Matt stands with Rachael Kirkconnell. Here are the six main takeaways.

Yes, he and Rachael are back together

While they’ve been making an effort to figure out their relationship and how it can work behind closed doors, it’s no secret that they’re moving forward as a couple, and they’re apparently tackling the racial disconnect and Rachael’s past racist actions head on.

“It’s on people who care about being allies to do the work to be truly antiracist,” Matt told WSJ Magazine. “And I think it’s unfair to leave people without the ability to unlearn and be better. … I think the best way to put it is that we can have critical conversations about being in this relationship and what I need in a partner — especially if that woman isn’t Black — to understand what comes with me and my life and being Black.”

He isn’t “in” therapy per se, but he’s dabbling

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