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13: ...Bachelorette Tayshia Adams on Finding Love, Her Dream Wedding with Zac, and on Being Biracial

Updated: Feb 22, 2021

Today Zuri is joined by the lovely Tayshia Adams who is the most recent star of ABC’s hit show The Bachelorette and the franchise’s first-ever biracial lead. Tayshia first appeared on The Bachelor in 2019, winning over Bachelor Nation, and quickly became a fan-favorite. She then returned to TV on the sixth season of Bachelor in Paradise before becoming the lead on The Bachelorette, after Clare, of course, peaced out early to be with Dale. Tayshia ended her season with a ring! An engagement to her now fiancé, Zac Clark and now she's officially living on the East Coast!!

In today's episode, Tayshia opens up to Zuri, like never before. If you've been curious about who Tayshia is, who she isn't, what nickname she hates, we got all the details and so much more!!

Get ready for a hilarious chat about Tayshia's secret fear (it's Zuri's too!), what sexy means to her, finding love and herself after divorce, the journey to embracing her biracial identity as an Afro Latina... and wedding details!! From Tayshia’s perfect bridal dress, to where she wants her & Zac to be in 5 years (does it involve kids?? We’ve got the answer!).

Make sure you can come back next week, cuz we're teaching our Hot Happy Mess crew, How to Manifest Your Dream Partner and Creating Your Ideal Life!

ps. Let us know your favorite part of the convo: @ZuriHall + @HotHappyMess. xx




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Tayshia Adams is a television personality and podcast host who is most recently known for her role as the first-ever biracial lead on ABC’s hit show The Bachelorette. Tayshia, the proud daughter of her Black father Desmond and Latina mother Rosario, feels very connected to both sides of her family’s roots and heritage. She is the co-host of the pop-culture podcast, Click Bait with Bachelor Nation where she dishes on the latest pop culture headlines weekly. Follow Tayshia on Instagram here

Recent episodes: if ya feel like bingeing!

ICYMI: Listen to Episode 12: The BEST. SEX. EVER. Episode. (What You’ve Been Too Shy to Ask!!‪)‬

ICYMI: Listen to Episode 9: How to Be Single & (Not Just Pretend to) Love It

ICYMI: Listen to Bonus Episode: The Craziest Single Years Sh#t We've Ever Done

Go back to the beginning --> ICYMI: Listen to Episode 1: How to Be Happy


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If you loved this podcast episode, you’ll also love our first episode in our Protect Your Peace Series: Episode #1: How To Be Happy

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Zuri Hall is an Emmy award-winning TV host (Access Hollywood, American Ninja Warrior) and is the executive producer & host of this millennial-focused podcast that will empower women to avoid “best life burnout” through candid conversation, expert panel discussions, and real-life, human interest stories from everyday women.

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