Corinne Olympios isn’t backing down without a fight! The Bachelor in Paradise star has hired a high-powered attorney and publicist to seek justice for an alleged sexual assault incident that took place on set involving co-star DeMario Jackson, RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal.
“I am a victim and have spent the last week trying to make sense of what happened on June 4,” Olympios said in a statement through publicist Stan Rosenfield. “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.”
Olympios, who has hired attorney Marty Singer to represent her, claims her “worst nightmare” has become a “reality.”
“As I pursue the details and facts surrounding that night and the immediate days after, I have retained a group of professionals to ensure that what happened on June 4 comes to light and I can continue my life,” she said. “Including hiring an attorney to obtain justice and seeking therapy to begin dealing with the physical and emotional trauma stemming from that evening.”
Jackson, who appeared on Rachel Lindsay’s season of The Bachelorette, had a sexual encounter with Olympios in the pool that reportedly turned bad.
When asked by Radar if he was upset about the controversy, he responded, “No, I’m all good.”
A source told Radar that the cast and crew are rallying around Jackson despite Olympios’ claims.
“DeMario has been described as a good guy, producers and execs like him,” a source claimed to Radar. “He knows what he signed up for and has been cooperative with producers. Everyone feels bad for him.”
Warner Bros. released a statement on Sunday claiming they “became aware of the allegations of misconduct on the set of Bachelor in Paradise in Mexico.”
“We have suspended production and we are conducting a thorough investigation of these allegations,” the statement read. “Once the investigation is complete, we will take appropriate responsive action.”
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