Nick Lachey at arrivals for MTV VMAs 2006 - Radio City Music Hall at Rockefeller Center, New York, NY, August 31, 2006

Shake Chatterjee Calls Out “Love Is Blind” Host Nick Lachey

Abhishek “Shake” Chatterjee turned into the Love Is Blind season 2 villain during the reunion special, and he continued to announce his ideas about the show after the episode aired.

Chatterjee, 33, and the show’s co-hosts, Nick and Vanessa Lachey, exchanged heated words during their interview with Chatterjee and his ex-fiancée, 31-year old Deepti Vempati.

In an Instagram post which has since been deleted, Chatterjee captioned a photo of him speaking at the reunion with the words, “Reunion summed up in a photo. You put a doctor on the show… of course you were going to see some critical thinking.”

The post continued, saying, “Speaking of which, @nicklachey you’re a massive t— for your comment dragging vets. You do realize that becoming a veterinarian [is] considerably more difficult than becoming a human doc right?”

The post finished by saying, “Also consider learning how to be an impartial host before the season 3 reunion airs. Sorry I didn’t play along with your narrative like the rest of these puppets. Say hi to @vanessalachey for me.”

Chatterjee has since posted to his Instagram story, saying his photo was taken down because the platform chose to censor him.

The veterinarian and DJ received backlash throughout season two for some of the ways he spoke about women, his physical attraction (or lack thereof) to many women, and his relationship with Vempati.

On the reunion episode, Chatterjee stated, “We all have our physical preferences. Listen, every woman in here is beautiful. I think you’re all beautiful,” he says. “I’m not attracted to all of you. Unfortunately, the only one I’m attracted to is Vanessa—and I wish I wasn’t! I wish I wasn’t. The point is, it’s not a choice. You don’t choose. It’s nature, baby. We’re animals.”

Nick Lachey replied, “No, you treat animals. We’re human beings. There’s a big difference.”

After Chatterjee admitted he was missing “an intense physical connection” or animalistic feelings for Vempati, she left him at the altar, saying she desired “somebody who knows for sure” and was ultimately choosing herself.

Photo via everett225/Deposit Photos

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