'Bachelorette' contestant sentenced for assaulting woman

Esequiel Farfan
Junio 14, 2018

Lincoln Adim, who now appears on Becca Kufrin's season, was found guilty on May 21 of "indecent assault and battery for groping and assaulting an adult female on a harbor cruise ship" back on May 30, 2016, Press Secretary Jake Wark of the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office told Fox News in a statement.

According to a statement from the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office, sent to Variety, Adim was found guilty on May 21, 2018, for indecent assault and battery for groping and assaulting an adult female on a harbor cruise ship early on May 30, 2016.

"He was sentenced to one year in a house of correction, with that term suspended for a two-year probationary period", the statement continued. He was also ordered to stay away from the victim and attend three Alcoholics Anonymous meetings per week for the two years of probation.

Becca Kufrin's Bachelorette contestant, Lincoln Adim, was convicted of assaulting a woman in May, days before the season premiered.

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'The Bachelorette's Becca Kufrin surrounded by her potential suitors during May 28 season premiere. ABC and Warner Bros., which produces the show, had no comment. If he fails to comply with the terms, he could be ordered to serve his term behind bars.

WB says, "No one on the "Bachelorette" production had any knowledge about the incident or charges when Lincoln Adim was cast, and he himself denied ever having engaged in or been charged with any sexual misconduct".

This is not the first time controversy has touched The Bachelor franchise.

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