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Like countless other shows, both reality-based and scripted, The Bachelorette has halted filming this spring for obvious reasons.

It’s a real shame, because had all gone according to plan, we could have been looking at a season premiere on ABC very soon.

Clare Crawley was going to be a refreshing choice for leading lady in this franchise, too, in part due to her age and maturity.

Especially after watching that f–k boi Peter Weber play mind games with 20-somethings, this was going to be a welcome shift.

But now, as ABC debates plans to film in containment, some fans are upset and feel the season should be canceled altogether.

Are they just opportunists using the pandemic as an excuse to sack Clare as the lead, or do they kind of have a point?

Let’s break it down.