Eric’s Family Meets Rachel On ‘The Bachelorette’ & Things Get Deep


Eric's family stole the show on this week's episode of The Bachelorette. Eric's hometown visit with Rachel was sweet as hell, and people on Twitter are loving how supportive his family is.

The entire family was beaming with positive energy the second Eric and Rachel walked in the door, as Rachel is the first woman he's ever taken home to meet his family.

People especially loved how real Eric's Aunt Verna got with when it was time to have a private chat with Rachel.

Eric's aunt had the chance to talk to Rachel about her experience as the first black Bachelorette, and Twitter was here for it.

She said,

Rachel responded with a quick and simple "no," adding,

Eric's aunt responded,

Which Rachel appreciated, adding,

People were loving the exchange between the two women.

The internet loves you, Aunt Verna!!

Also, fun fact: Aunt Verna did a TED Talk about race back in 2014. This woman does it all, people.

When Rachel asked her if she thinks Eric is ready for marriage (THE BIG Q), Verna said,


I love you, Eric. I love you, Aunt Verna.