Good News for Bachelor in Paradise fans! Filming will be resuming immediately and the show will go on for this summer! The investigation was completed and there was there was no misconduct by a cast member. This is fantastic news for us!
I immediately started wondering who Demario is going to sue. His contract with the show has all kinds of clauses that are designed to prevent him from suing them. It even lists things like contracting sexually transmitted diseases, and unwanted touching in addition to the usual stuff about defamation and editing. That would be a rough fight. They probably have a defamation clause that covers the other participants as well. That leaves the producer herself. She is the one responsible for this entire debacle.
Warner Brothers gave the following 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 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. 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.”
It is unclear if Corrine and Demario will be part of filming. I would think Corrine certainly would not be allowed back simply because she let the cat out of the bag very publicly that she has a boyfriend. It would seem that they would allow Demario back because he is in the clear, and his reputation has been publicly called into question. They may offer him a payout not to return if they don’t want him back as incentive to quietly go away.
I hope the season is not delayed for too long. Summer is all about Big Brother and this crazy, ridiculous, scripted, soft core porn. Sadly, the footage in question will not be aired.