'Bachelor' host steps aside over racism row

New York (AFP) – Chris Harrison, the host of US reality TV dating show “The Bachelor,” has announced he is stepping down after he was widely criticised for comments he made about race. On Instagram Saturday, Harrison said he had been wrong to defend a current contestant who had to apologize for attending a sorority party at a former slave plantation. “By excusing historial racism, I defended it,” the 49-year-old wrote. “I invoked the term ‘woke police,’ which is unacceptable,” he added. “I am ashamed over how uninformed I was. I was so wrong. To the Black community, to the BIPOC community: I a…

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