'Bachelor in Paradise' Cleared of Misconduct Allegations, Production to Resume Filming - NBC Chicago

'Bachelor in Paradise' Cleared of Misconduct Allegations, Production to Resume Filming

The statement continued new policies would be put in place to ensure the "safety and security" of everyone involved in filming.

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    The internal investigation was launched after a sexual encounter between DeMario Jackson and Corinne Olympios on the first day of production lead two producers to file the misconduct complaints.

    The investigation is over.

    After shutting down production on "Bachelor in Paradise" in Mexico, Warner Bros. has cleared the show and its producers of any misconduct, the studio confirmed to E! News in a statement.

    "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 statement read.

    "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 incident. 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."

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    The statement continued to reveal that production on the fourth season will resume, with new policies in place to ensure the "safety and security" of everyone involved in filming.

    "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," the statement continued.

    The internal investigation was launched after a sexual encounter between DeMario Jackson and Corinne Olympios on the first day of production lead two producers to file the misconduct complaints, questioning whether Olympios was able to give consent. Multiple sources told E! News neither producer was present for the incident and hadn't watched footage of the encounter before filling their complaints.