Fate of ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Unknown After Allegations of Misconduct and Lawsuit

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ABC’s Bachelor in Paradise was scheduled to return to the lineup on August 8 of this year. However, after allegations of misconduct were reported by a producer and now one of the contestants in question confirmed that something inappropriate did happen, it’s unsure that the show will ever make it back on air.

Production of the popular show began on June 4. Previous contestants from the popular Bachelor and Bachelorette franchise arrived in Mexico to take part in the reality show that features “former fan favorites and controversial characters looking for a chance at love.” It is rumored that on the first night of filming two of the contestants were over-served and found themselves in a compromising position in the always popular hot tub. One of the producers there for that shot was concerned that since both contestants were under the influence, they were unable to give consent to anything that was about to happen. The producer went on to file a lawsuit the next day and filming was then immediately suspended.

Warner Brothers, who produces the show, released this statement: “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 of these allegations. Once the investigation is complete, we will take appropriate responsive action.


Corrine Olympios, one of the alleged contestants involved in the incident released the following statement today: “I am a victim and have spent the last week trying to make sense of what happened on June 4.  Although I have little memory of that night, something bad obviously took place, which I understand is why production on the show has now been suspended and a producer on the show has filed a complaint against the production.  As a woman, this is my worst nightmare and it has now become my reality. As I pursue the details and facts surrounding that night and the immediate days after, I have retained a group of professionals to ensure that what happened on June 4 comes to light and I can continue my life, including hiring an attorney to obtain justice and seeking therapy to begin dealing with the physical and emotional trauma stemming from that evening.”

DeMario Jackson, who is rumored to be the other contestant involved in the incident said “no comment” when approached by reporters this week.

It appears that all of the other contestants have left Paradise as well. Instagram user, aprilannstyles, posted the following photo which shows the entire cast at the Puerto Vallarta Airport in Mexico on June 11.

It is almost certain that Bachelor in Paradise will not be returning this season. It is unclear if it will ever air again at this point.

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