Finally, “Bachelor in Paradise” is absolved of misconduct and will soon resume filming after participants were sent home following cancellation of the show by the organizers after the news of sexual misconduct broke out.
Although investigation into the matter was on, but the organizers decided to send the participants home without bringing what was happening to their knowledge.
After their investigation, Warner Bros. Studios has come up with the outcome which absolves the show of any sexual misconduct and that the tapes do “not support any charge of misconduct” by a cast member.
A statement released to ET yesterday, Tuesday June 20, 2017 by Earner Bros. has it thus; “As we previously stated, we recently became aware of allegations regarding an incident on the set of Bachelor in Paradise in Mexico. We take all such allegations seriously.”
“The safety, security and well-being of the cast and crew is our number one concern, and we suspended filming so that the allegations could be investigated immediately and thoroughly. Our internal investigation, conducted with the assistance of an outside law firm, has now been completed.”
“Out of respect for the privacy interests of those involved, we do not intend to release the videotape of the continue.”
They added “We can say, however, that the tape does not support any charge of misconduct by a cast member. Nor does the tape show, contrary to many press reports, that the safety of any cast member was ever in jeopardy. Production on this season of Bachelor in Paradise will be resuming, and we plan to implement certain changes to the show’s policies and procedures to enhance and further ensure the safety and security of all participants.”
Also, a statement by ABC spokesperson revealed that “Bachelor in Paradise” will air this summer.
He stated “We appreciate the swift and complete investigation by Warner Bros. into allegations of misconduct on the set of Bachelor in Paradise.” “Given their results, the series will resume production, and will air this summer on ABC.”
The media outfit also reached out to reps of both Olympios and Jackson, the contestants fingered in the alleged misconduct which led to the unexpected shutdown of “Bachelor in Paradise” season four.
The reps asserted that neither of their clients have seen footage of the incident that took place between the two.
But according reports, the duo are not taking the allegations lightly as both have threatened to take action citing damages caused them by the rumors most annoyingly, the shutting down of the season four because of them.
For Olympios who has hired powerhouse attorney Marty Singer.
“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.
While Jackson in a statement pointed out that his “character and family name has been assassinated.”
Adding, “It’s unfortunate that my character and family name has been assassinated this past week with false claims and malicious allegations,”
“I will be taking swift and appropriate legal action until my name is cleared and, per the advice of legal counsel, will be seeking all available remedies entitled to me under the laws.”
Meanwhile, fans of the reality show will be glad to know that “Bachelor in Paradise” is absolved of misconduct.