Production of 'Bachelor in Paradise' Halted After Alleged Sexual Misconduct
Warner Bros. says it is conducting a thorough review into the allegations.
ABC’s Bachelor in Paradise has been shut down after allegations of sexual misconduct have surfaced.
Production of the hit Bachelor spin-off was suspended and the entire cast has been sent packing. They were spotted at an airport in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, on their way home
"We have become aware of allegations of misconduct on the set of Bachelor in Paradise in Mexico. We have suspended production and we are conducting a thorough investigation,” Warner Bros., which co-produces the show, said in a statement.
Sources tell People magazine that the alleged misconduct involved a sexual encounter that took place on the first day of production between two contestants.
The two contestants were identified as Corinne Olympios, who appeared on the last season of The Bachelor and DeMario Jackson, who was recently kicked off The Bachelorette.
According to published reports, Olympios and Jackson were seen drinking at the Mexican resort where Bachelor Paradise is taped. They reportedly ended up in the swimming pool, where they shed their clothes.
According to reports Olympios told friends she was "in a blackout state" and unable to consent, however sources close to Jackson claim everything was fine between the two after the encounter.
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