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“Bachelor Nation” fell in love with a loan.
Several notable names from the ABC show get hot after receiving money from the government’s paycheck protection program during the pandemic. On June 28, reports showed that former “Bachelorette” executive Tayshia Adams received a $ 20,833 bailout for her one-person LLC, Tayshia Adams Media.
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The loans should help companies stay afloat and keep people busy.
Former “Bachelor” Arie Luyendyk also took advantage of the program and received loans of $ 20,833 and $ 20,830, respectively, for his Instagram Husband LLC company, according to ProPublica records.
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Others who received the loans, including Dale Moss, reportedly received a loan of $ 20,833. Vulture reported that it has not yet received the funds. It is also unclear what kind of business he is running.
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In addition, Colton Underwood received a $ 11,355 PPP loan.
Although some view the loans as suspicious, Tayshia’s agent said everything was legitimate in her client’s case.
“The main purpose of the [PPP] The loan is designed to help business owners retain their existing employees and create jobs for Americans financially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a business owner, television and podcast host and brand ambassador, Tayshia received a PPP loan that enabled her to hire an employee to provide fair market pay and benefits, ”the spokesman said in a statement PPP loan funded, but given the growing economy, Tayshia is committed to keeping its employees for the foreseeable future. “
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Colton’s loan, meanwhile, went to his Colton Underwood Legacy Foundation, which supports children with cystic fibrosis.
“Colton’s nonprofit applied for the PPP loan after their annual fundraiser was canceled due to COVID. None of the PPP went directly to Colton, ”said his representative. “In fact, Colton never received any form of payment from the foundation, with all proceeds going directly to people with cystic fibrosis.”
Still, one prominent “Bachelor” name feels like something doesn’t smell right when all those alums get government funding.
“What is legal is not always right. What is illegal is not always wrong, ”tweeted Nick Viall on June 28th. “I don’t know everyone’s situation, but my gut says that any alum who applies for a PPP is both savvy and smart. Interesting debate. “