Akron business owner Michael Allio receives rose from Katie Thurston on Episode 6 of ‘The Bachelorette’

AKRON, Ohio – Akron entrepreneur and business owner Michael Allio was one of seven bachelors to receive a rose from bachelorette Katie Thurston on Monday’s episode of “The Bachelorette,” which aired July 12.

Early in the episode, Thurston was talking with hosts Tayshia Adams and Kaitlyn Bristowe about the bachelors and she said Allio was someone who “continues to have an impact on me.”

Allio was invited on the episode’s Great Royal Debate group date, which featured drag queens Monet X Change and Shea Coulee.

“All of a sudden two beautiful drag queens came rolling out. If it’s drag day I’m going all the way,” Allio said in the episode.

The bachelors were challenged to convince Thurston why they were right for her while throwing shade at the other bachelors. Several of the bachelors used the opportunity to gang up on bachelor Hunter Montgomery, but Allio was mostly quiet during the debate.

The drama caused Thurston to run to the bathroom…

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