A former 'Bachelor' broke quarantine to get her hair done in another state

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4 months ago
A reality TV star is facing a wave of online controversy after crossing state lines for what some social media users called an “unbelievable” reason. Amanda Stanton appeared on the 20th season of “The Bachelor” and multiple seasons of “Bachelor in Paradise". She shared in a May 18 Instagram post that she drove to another state for a hair appointment. The 30-year-old lives in Los Angeles, where salons are still closed due to the city’s strict stay-at-home order. However, her appointment was scheduled at a beauty parlor in Arizona, according to a now-expired post on her Instagram Stories. “Drove very very far to get my hair done & may have peed on the side of a dirt road because I’m scared to use public restrooms,” Stanton wrote, according to Page Six. The decision to drive hours away and violate her city’s quarantine guidelines enraged several of Stanton’s 1.2 million Instagram followers. so much so that she briefly disabled comments on a post revealing her new hairdo, according to Insider. Stanton held her ground on the decision though, responding to the backlash with another post on her Instagram Stories. “I’m confident that I’ve been making responsible choices during this time and am proud of myself!” she concluded. While interstate travel is not illegal at the moment, several states require their residents to self-quarantine after returning home
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