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Barbara Lippert

Barbara Lippert is a media critic and writer in New York City. Recently, she reviewed 'The Golden Bachelor' for and analyzed 'Succession' for She has written about advertising, pop culture and media for 'New York' magazine, 'Vogue,' 'The Washington Post,' 'The New York Times' and as a long-time columnist for 'Adweek.'

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The Golden Bachelor’s Not-So-Golden Past

By sharp contrast to the young cads with sixpack abs previously populating the hot tubs on ABC’s The Bachelor, Gerry Turner, the handsome, 72-year-old star of The Golden Bachelor spinoff, brought fresh air and life to the franchise with something rarely seen on reality TV: genuine depth and sensitivity. Still a grieving widower, Gerry (pronounced Gairy) cried real […]