As this year’s Bachelorette Brooke Blurton continues her search for true love, she has the difficult task of sending people home each week.
Sadly, for Ritu, her journey on The Bachelorette 2021 came to an end this week as she did not receive a rose.
Ritu chatted to POPSUGAR Australia about her time on the show, and how, at times, she felt tokenised as she is both Queer and South Asian.
“On normal television, I don’t really see representation of queer South Asian people. It’s such a rarity in television, and needs a bit more public normalisation because it actually exists,” she told POPSUGAR Australia. “I’ve met a lot of Indian people who are queer but are very much boxed in.”
Read the full interview, here.