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

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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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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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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Adele Is My Beyonce, But That Doesn't Make Her Grammy Win Any Less Racist

Adele is my Beyoncé. But, it's hard for me as a loyal Adele fan, not to critique Beyoncés loss as anything other than a result of white supremacy.

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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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Girls Trip Is For Every Girl Who's Ever Had A #Squad

Girls Trip is such an authentic portrayal of friendship and adventure — and for once, it is from the perspective of an ensemble cast of hilarious Black women.

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On Peter’s date, it looks like he’s low-key leading her on. He’s not all in, and seems super fake. Peter’s body language looks closed-off to me. He just doesn't know if Rachel’s the one. (Image Credit: Instagram/thebacheloretteabc)

Fake Cheeks & Fake Love: Bachelorette Review

This week, we visit Rachel’s hometown of Dallas, TX, with the three men left - Peter, Eric, and Bryan. All but Bryan win family approval before the trio of dudes meet up with Rachel in Spain, where Peter brings some major drama of his own.

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Black Excellence Evolving: 9 Black Millennials Who Are Ready For Higher Education

These proud black millennials have discovered how to celebrate their excellence by infusing pride and culture into their academic achievements.

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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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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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