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Five restaurants have closed in the last 15 months within a block of this writer’s apartment, but these chains are not going to filter themselves. As first posted on Bachelor subreddit and confirmed through ProPublica’s online database, some Bachelor as well as hen-party During the coronavirus pandemic, stars took advantage of the federal government’s Payment Protection Program loans to fund their careers. Taishia Adams, who recently starred hen-party co-leader in 2020 was one of those recipients: She received $ 20,833 COVID assistance for her sole company, Tayshia Adams Media, based in her hometown of Newport Beach, California. She is listed as the only employee of the LLC. Lauren Burnham Luyendyk and Arie Luyendyk Jr, a couple who got married and now share three children after Luyendyk Jr in 2018. Bachelor season, were given a $ 20,830 loan to their Instagram Husband company (yes, we know), which they run from their home in Scottsdale, Arizona. They are listed as two LCC employees.
Dale Moss, who competed (and won) the Claire Crowley Short Tournament. hen-party the 2020 season was also provided a loan of US $ 20,833 for his LCC located in his hometown of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. However, the funds have not yet been released to Moss, despite the fact that they were approved in March 2021, so it does not appear in the ProPublica database. These four aforementioned undergraduate participants have identified themselves in their PPP applications in the category of “Independent Artists, Writers and Performers”. Vulture reached out to representatives from Adams, Moss and Luendyk for clarification on the objectives of their PPP loans. So far we have not received any answers.
Interesting that the ex Bachelor Lead and a new member of the LGBTQ Colton Underwood applied for and received a PPP loan for his Colton Underwood Heritage Fund, which he instituted in 2015 to empower children living with cystic fibrosis. However, even though he was categorized as Civic and Community Organizations, Underwood received just over half the money of his fellow opinion leaders, and his loan was $ 11,355. Perhaps others will be able to give its foundation their neatly used ring lights.