Corrine Olympios says she was blackout drunk when she and DeMario Jackson got sexual on the first day of filming Bachelor in Paradise and thinks producers should have shut down the action when they noticed that she was inebriated, reports TMZ.
Filming for Bachelor in Paradise was suspended last week after a producer filed a complaint about sexual misconduct after witnessing Olympios and Jackson getting sexual in the pool. The producer claimed that Olympios was too drunk to consent, but others who saw the footage say she seemed engaged, and even initiated things.
The night started out with Jackson and Olympios having some drinks at the bar. They were told by producers that they would be hooking up at some point in the season, so they decided to get to know each other better.
A sexual encounter between Corrine Olympios and another contestant that allegedly was non consensual has led to the suspension of Bachelor in Paradise.
The two eventually moved to the pool where they undressed and began to get hot and heavy, though there was no intercourse. Jackson said it didn’t get that far because he was too intoxicated to do so.
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A source who claims to have witnessed the incident told Daily Mail that Olympios was in no state to engage in sexual activity.
“Before long, she seemed to go limp and was sliding under water. Demario kept trying to hold her up and at the same time he appeared to be having intercourse with her. After he finished – which only lasted a few seconds – he lifted her out of the water and laid her on the cement, where he proceeded to have oral sex with her. She appeared to be unconscious. At that point some of the crew came out and carried her off to her room. She was limp and seemed unable to walk on her own.”
Jackson says he remembers the whole night, but TMZ reports that sources close to Olympios say that she doesn’t remember a thing.
The day after the pool incident, other cast members told Olympios what happened, but she claimed that she was blackout drunk and couldn’t have consented. Apparently, her fellow cast members tried to warn the crew that Olympios was too drunk to consent, but no one did anything.
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Production members contradict this, saying that no cast members came to make a complaint while it was happening.
Olympios says she has a boyfriend and wouldn’t have consented to anything that could threaten that relationship.
She doesn’t think that Jackson’s at fault for what went down, as he was drunk as well, but she does blame producers for letting things get out of hand. She’s gone ahead and got a lawyer.
The show has been shut down while Warner Bros. investigates.
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