What Made Ben Higgins Quit His Political Career After Just One Day?

Ben Higgins of “The Bachelor” announced that he was starting a political career, but then one day later said that he had changed his mind. Of course when this happened Ben didn’t explain any of the details to his fans. Now Reality Steve is sharing that ABC was the reason that he quit so soon.

It turns out that ABC talked him into leaving his political career by threatening to take things away from him. Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell are not married yet, but that is in the works. Of course, they want ABC to pay for their big wedding day and don’t want anything to mess this up.

Basically, it turns out that ABC was scared of politics in the franchise, and so they fought it. They were able to convince Ben to quit his political career before it even really started. Sources say they threatened to take away cash from things for the show and even their wedding. Ben must not have liked that idea because he pulled out right away.

Are you shocked to hear why Ben Higgins quit his political career? Sound off in the comments section below on your thoughts and don’t miss “Bachelor in Paradise” when it starts airing on August 2.


  1. Andria Perry

    I can bet there is more to it than that, its all in the fine print. ABC probably owns him for a certain amount of time, like those singing shows the winner has to tour for them for a year.

  2. Gil Camporazo

    The people who work are always at the mercy of their employer. Losing a job, benefits or whatever for disobedience won’t do any better. It’s better to sacrifice than to have nothing to eat.

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