Jagger Blaec

Bio

Jagger Blaec is a freelance professional journalist located in Portland, Oregon. She began her career as a writer after college, when her dreams of being a hand model were tragically cut short. She currently writes about weddings, cannabis, body positivity, and intersectional feminism. Her work has been published in Greatist magazine, O Magazine, Huffington Post, and more. Blaec is a newlywed with a furbaby named Ralf Garfunkel.  Look forward to her weekly recaps of the upcoming season of "The Bachelorette" on Ravishly. Until then you can follow her on Twitter @basicblaecgirl. 

Jagger Blaec Articles

Bryan gets a hometown, and it's previewed he makes it all the way to the final two. This seems... questionable. (Image credit: Instagram/@bacheloretteabc)

Who Gets A Hometown Date? Bachelorette Rachel Risks Major Family Drama

The pressure is starting to build because this is the last week before “hometowns,” the notorious episode in which the bachelorette/bachelor goes back to meet the final four contestants’ families.

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Addicted To Nostalgia: Vintage Estate Sales, My Mother, And Me

From a distance, a vintage girl can seem charming and lovably odd until you realize that she literally comes with a ton of baggage.

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I’m not looking forward to watching two hours sprinkled with "Snake" Lee abusing the Black cast members, and I feel especially bad for Kenny, who deserves a real shot at love. (YouTube/Anna Marie)

Bachelorette Episode 5 Review, Part One: Glorifying Racist Trash For Ratings

This entire Lee vs. Kenny storyline is trash, and shame on ABC for thinking it was a good idea to exploit the "Angry Black Man" trope for Bachelorette ratings. In real life, this stereotype literally gets people killed.

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He wasn’t the first doctor to tell me I needed to lose weight.  (image: flickr/ nafis zebarjadi

Bad Fatty

I am a "bad fatty" because I choose to live my best life and I don't think that means suffering through an existence without joy

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Bachelorette Rachel says goodbye to DeMario, hello to shirtless dancing on daytime TV & mud pit wrestling, and farewell to Fred.

Bachelorette Review: Magic Mike & Makeouts

I can't help but wonder if ABC is playing into these concepts of respectability. A lighter-complexioned Anthony with a suit and bald head waxes on poetically about his father figure, while wild child Freddy from a wayward home gets sent home.

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Meet The New Definition of Struggle: Introducing The Bachelorette’s Bleak Roster

This season’s bachelorette, Rachel Lindsay, impressed America on the most recent season of The Bachelor. But now that she’s here, it seems like ABC has no idea what the heck to do with her.

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Awards Season Red Carpet Watching IS My Sport 

Despite being a stereotypical interpretation of gender norms, the fact is that just like my husband anticipates the start of EVERY sports season, I am equally eager to watch my favorite stars blitz down the red carpet during awards season.

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Previews for a showdown between Kenny & Lee marked a dark turn for Rachel's season of "The Bachelorette." (Image Credit: YouTube/Bachelor Nation on ABC)

Bachelorette Review: Weddings In Wisconsin & More Of Racist, "Alternative Facts" Lee

Due to racist Lee, the night continues to devolve into another series of stereotypes, as the non-Black bachelors in the house get into it with the Black contestants. We’re clearly in store for an epic battle between Kenny and Lee in which fisticuffs are guaranteed to ensue. Peter's keeping it real, but otherwise, this season took a dark turn with episode four.

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Image via Twitter/ @girlswithtoys

Congratulations, Shea Moisture! You Played Yourself 

This week, a commercial produced by the hair-care brand Shea Moisture went viral for all the wrong reasons.

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Rachel cuts a lot of guys loose as the season heads towards its final few episodes. (Image Credit: Instagram/bacheloretteabc)

Bachelorette Recap: Rachel Says Bye To Lee, Finally (But Why Alex?!)

These past two episodes have been very emotionally taxing, but I feel relieved that the show has been rid of distractions like the feud between Lee and Kenny.

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