‘Bachelor In Paradise’ Producers Not Responsible For Corinne Olympios Sexual Encounter— Who Is She Suing?

Bachelor In Paradise producers are reportedly not responsible for the alleged sexual encounter between Corinne Olympios and DeMario Jackson. Is Corinne planning to sue?

ABC producers are not responsible

According to the contract that Corrine Olympios signed, the reality star waived her right to sue producers over claims of “negligence, personal injury (including without limitation, any injuries arising out of the transmission of a sexually transmitted disease or unwelcome/unlawful contact or other interaction among participants).”

Regardless of whether Corinne was in an extremely intoxicated state when the alleged sexual encounter with DeMario Jackson occurred, Bachelor In Paradise producers is not responsible.

Courts have made it clear with similar production contracts that if the producers were seemingly reckless that the clause would not be enforceable, TMZ reported. Would a judge consider watching someone who was too drunk to consent to a sexual act and allowing it to happen to be reckless?

Insiders who have seen the video footage of the alleged sexual encounter have claimed that Corinne appeared to be lucid and engaged during the entire swimming pool scene.

Olympios has since claimed to be the victim in this Bachelor in Paradise sex scandal that forced production to an abrupt halt. All of the cast members were sent home following the complaint after a field producer filed a misconduct complaint, alleging that Olympios may have been too intoxicated to consent to the sex act and that the producers may not have done enough to prevent the alleged sexual assault.

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The reality star released a statement on Wednesday, announcing that she is planning a lawsuit.

“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.”

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Corinne has reportedly hired Hollywood lawyer, Marty Singer, who has represented Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bryan Singer, John Travolta and Bill Cosby in the past, according to Variety.

In 2011, the high-profile attorney helped Charlie Sheen sue Warner Bros. TV, the production company behind Bachelor In Paradise, for $100 million after he was fired from Two and a Half Men.

Who is Corinne suing?

What the reality star has not announced is who exactly she will be suing—DeMario, Warner Bros., or both? Plus, it is unknown what type of damages she is seeking.

In her statement, Olympios said that she was seeking justice and… therapy to begin dealing with the physical and emotional trauma stemming from that evening.”

DeMario Jackson has claimed that the sexual encounter was consensual and that Corinne was the instigator in the situation. Earlier this week, he publicly called on Warner Bros. to release the tapes to prove his innocence, Daily Mail reported.

Bachelor In Paradise host, Chris Harrison, released a statement earlier this week urging fans to be patient until the investigation is complete.Fans seem to be growing restless on social media and want to know the fate of the reality show.

DeMario Jackson previous appeared on Rachel Lindsay’s season of The Bachelorette, and Corinne Olympios appeared on Nick Viall’s season of The Bachelor. Both contestants were seemingly cast as the reality show’s “villains.”

Contestants are not forced to drink

Former Bachelor stars Ben Higgins and Ashley Iaconetti defended the hit reality series on their podcast “The Ben and Ashley I. Almost Famous Podcast.”

“They assume that we are forced to drink all the time,” Ashley I. mentioned, saying that alcohol was never part of her experience on The Bachelor or Bachelor In Paradise.

The rest of the cast for this season of Bachelor In Paradise included Raven Gates, Alexis Waters, Kristina Schulman, Danielle Maltby, Jasmine Goode, Lacey Mark, Taylor Nolan, Derek Peth, Nick “St. Nick” Benvenutti, Robby Hayes, Alex Woytkiw, Vinny Ventiera, Amanda Stanton and Ben Zorn.

Bachelor In Paradise is expected to be canceled this season, as filming had only just begun in Mexico and was scheduled to premiere August 8 on ABC.

Who do you think Corinne Olympios is planning to sue? If it is the ABC producers, will a judge agree that there could have been more done to prevent the alleged sexual assault? Let us know what you think in the comments section below.

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