Colton Underwood’s actuality TV profession isn’t over but.
The previous “Bachelor” is engaged on a docuseries for Netflix about coming out as homosexual — and he’s been capturing it throughout New York Metropolis, Web page Six has realized.
“Colton started filming previous to happening ‘Good Morning America,’” a supply revealed after Underwood’s sit-down with Robin Roberts aired on Wednesday. “The docuseries has been in the works for a couple of weeks.”
The athlete turned a actuality star in 2018 after competing on Becca Kufrin’s “Bachelorette” season after which “Bachelor in Paradise.” In 2019, he led Season 23 of “The Bachelor,” the place he met Cassie Randolph. The previous couple broke up one 12 months later and filmed a since-scrapped actuality present about navigating separate lives.
“Colton has needed to do a docuseries-type undertaking for some time,” the supply instructed us. “After the one with Cassie didn’t pan out and he in the end got here to phrases together with his sexuality, he determined to doc his journey to encourage different individuals who have struggled with coming out.”
A spy instructed Web page Six that Underwood filmed on the Mondrian Park Avenue lodge on Monday and in addition shot a section on the Supreme retailer in Soho with Bongo Productions. The next day, he pre-taped his “GMA” interview, filmed in the West Village with dad Scott and Olympian Gus Kenworthy, who got here out as homosexual in 2015, and in addition stopped by the Stonewall Inn.
“He was strolling into Stonewall alone, however they had been clearly filming,” an eyewitness exterior the historic homosexual bar in Greenwich Village instructed us. “There was a crimson carpet rope, so it was clear it was a personal occasion. Twenty minutes later, there was a digital camera crew exterior.”
Throughout his emotional dialog with Roberts, the previous soccer participant mentioned that he “got here to phrases with” his sexuality earlier this 12 months after questioning it for years.
“The following step in all of this was kind of letting individuals know,” he mentioned. “I”m nonetheless nervous, however yeah, it’s been a journey for positive.”
Underwood has since acquired supportive messages from numerous celebrities, former “Bachelor” contestants and the franchise’s crew.
“We’re so impressed by Colton Underwood’s braveness to embrace and pursue his genuine self,” the chief producers of “The Bachelor” mentioned in a press release Wednesday. “As agency believers in the ability of affection, we have a good time Colton’s journey in the LGBTQIA+ group each step of the way in which.”