Brittney Elena has responded to a viral video of Bachelor’s Matt James slapping her chest during an NBA celebrity all-star game and according to her, it was a mistake. Here is what she said after she went viral following the incident.
“He said sorry y’all! It was a simple mistake lol.”
Total Pro Sports has more on the awkward situation.
During Matt James’ stint on the basketball court at the 2022 Ruffles NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, footage would surface of him grabbing one of his teammates.
As the former Bachelor anf football player was getting ready to shoot a free throw, a video showed him touching the chest of teammate Brittney Elena. As the Real Husbands of Hollywood actress approached James, he reached a hand to push her back behind him, briefly putting his hands on her chest.
James hasn’t commented on the viral video publicly.
Matt James an American television personality, businessman, and former NCAA football player. James is best known for being the first male African-American lead for The Bachelor in season 25.
James and The Bachelorette contestant Tyler Cameron, his friend and work colleague, played football at Wake Forest University together. Cameron’s mother nominated James to be a contestant on The Bachelorette before she died. James was originally cast to be a contestant for season 16 of The Bachelorette, starring Clare Crawley, but after filming was delayed due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, he was instead selected to be the next Bachelor for season 25 of The Bachelor, becoming the first male African American lead in the franchise’s history. He is the first Black Bachelor lead in the show’s history. The season concluded with James choosing to pursue a relationship with 24-year-old graphic designer Rachael Kirkconnell.
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