Lincoln Adim is still competing for Becca Kufrin’s heart on The Bachelorette, even though details of his past are starting to surface.
The ABC producers who are responsible for looking through the contestants’ pasts are currently facing criticisms for letting Adim slip through the cracks. As it turns out, Adim was accused of assaulting a woman back in May 2016. In addition to that, he was actually convicted of the offense just as The Bachelorette was about to air. This wasn’t something that he had tried to hide from his past and move on from. This was something that happened within two years, and his sentencing was happened whilst he was on television.
According to TMZ, he was convicted last month of indecent assault and battery on a woman. If the producers knew of his past, they would probably have skipped over him during the casting process. Since the news of the conviction has just surfaced this week, all of the details aren’t known. But here’s what we do know about this The Bachelorette contestant.
Welp I meant to post this earlier but I was on a flight and just bad at this whole social media thing. BUT – Before you all join me in watching the beginning of my love story tonight, I want to take a second to give thanks. Thank you to everyone for all of the love, support and kind words that I’ve received over the past year. It fills my heart in places that I didn’t even know existed. I also want to ask that you keep an open heart in watching this all unfold. 28 guys came on this journey with me from all across the country and laid their hearts on the line for a chance at love. There are many different personalities, interests and perspectives, but every man deserves to feel the same support and openness that I’ve received over the past few months. It’s not an easy thing to do, to give up your life and put everything on display, especially in this social climate. But these men were brave enough to do that with me, and that’s something truly special. To the 28 of you who went through this crazy journey with me – thank you. You all added to my story in some way. You taught me about yourselves and even about myself along the way. I think it’s safe to say (one last time) that we did the damn thing together. I also want to thank the entire production team and crew. Each and every one of you is driven and kind, and I wouldn’t be where I am today without all of your hard work. It doesn’t go unnoticed, so thank you thank you thank you from the bottom of my heart. Thanks for reading this novel, I vow to never write this long of a post again. NOW LET’S GET THIS PARTY STARTED! 🌹
Lincoln has been convicted of what is considered a sex crime. The incident in question happened on a ship called Spirit of Boston. During the alleged incident, he grabbed a woman’s hands and placed them on his own chest and stomach.
Adim supposedly lied about his past, as he didn’t mention anything to the producers when he was cast for the show. However, just a month ago, he was sentenced to a year in prison. However, the term would be suspended for a probation period of two years. He can’t approach the victim and he has to attend at least 3 AA meetings per week for the full two years, according to TMZ. Lincoln Admin will go to jail if he can’t uphold the conditions of his sentence. On top of it all, he has to register as a sex offender.
What do you think of Lincoln Adim lying to producers about what happened? Do you think production needs to take responsibility?