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The second half of The Bachelorette two-night premiere ended with a dramatic trailer focusing largely on Kaitlyn Bristowe’s "big mistake" this season.

Spoiler alert: Kaitlyn slept with one of her suitors. Way too soon.

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While The Bachelorette spoilers accurately predicted the ousting of Britt Nilsson and the return of Nick Viall, this latest controversy came as a shock.

"If the physical part of the relationship isn’t there for me, that’s the deal breaker," Bristowe, 29, says in the trailer, which later reveals that she had sex.

Sex she regrets, at least at this stage of one relationship.

"I don’t understand it just happened," she continued. "I don’t think I’m a bad person, and I’m not ashamed of myself. I just made a big mistake."

"One of those relationships went too far, too fast."

On social media, numerous fans and critics called out producers a preview they felt was bordering on slut-shaming The Bachelorette for her choice.

A sampling of comments about Kaitlyn Bristowe:

  • Oh boy slut shaming to come!!! Yipeee!! #bachelorette setting women back 50 years per ep
  • Wow. These previews are making this season look like BACHELORETTE: The Slut-Shunning, huh?
  • They got rid of one #bachelorette  and now they are going to slut shame the other one?!
  • The preview at the end of the Bachelorette just made Kaitlyn look like a slut
  • Wait, so this season of the bachelorette also includes slut shaming? Good CUZ that doesn’t happen enough to women. #TheBachelorette
  • LITERALLY WHY IS EVERYONE SLUT SHAMING KAITLYN SHE IS RIGHT INTIMACY IS SO IMPORTANT SHE CAN DO WHATEVER SHE WANTS UGH
  • Clearly these slut-shaming guys are not getting the final rose. #TheBachelorette #TV #Bachelorette
  • Happened to turn on the TV just as the bachelorette was being slut-shamed in the season promos. It wasn’t even subtle.
  • Shoutout to all the ignorant people slut shaming the bachelorette from the previews. #Byeee
  • Oh yay, a very slut shame-y season of the #Bachelorette is ahead.
  • Maybe it’s just me – as I don’t watch the #bachelorette – but it seems this season’s twist is slut shaming #disgusting

Do you agree? Would anyone think less of The Bachelor if he had sex with one of the women cast on the show? Is there a double standard here?

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