‘Bachelorette’ fans go ballistic when ABC interrupts show for historic Trump/Kim handshake

‘Bachelorette’ fans go ballistic when ABC interrupts show for historic Trump/Kim handshake
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[Ed. – At least they knew enough not to interrupt a rerun of ‘Gilligan’s Island.’]

“Bachelorette” fans were sent into a panic ABC cut off the dating series to show viewers Trump’s historic meeting with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un on Monday night.

“If @ABCNetwork doesn’t turn off this Trump and Kim Jong-Un  update and put The Bachelorette back on I’m going to be mildly upset for awhile,” one Twitter user shared.


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Another wrote, “Why does abc news think they can override the bachelorette for a live between Trump and Kim Jong-UN!???!??”

“Hey ABC? I don’t care about Trump. I want to watch the Bachelorette,” another chimed in.

“Millennial women just watched evening news for the first time in their adult life. @abcnews #theBachlorette,” one user quipped.


The official Twitter for the reality series also let fans know they would be able to watch the episode “in its entirety” after “Special Report” but that was no help to viewers who had set their DVRs.

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