Sources from TMZ are sharing that DeMario Jackson, cast member of Bachelor In Paradise, has requested the release of footage showing the sexual misconduct that he allegedly committed against Corinne Olympios.
It was shared earlier this week that production for season four of the ABC spinoff of The Bachelor had been shut down.
Allegations have been emerging following a complaint from a field producer that Jackson may have taken sexual advantage of Olympios while intoxicated. The incident allegedly took place between the two while in a pool and included "rubbing, touching and fingering."
An unidentified cast member has shared that they are horrified production didn't step in to prevent things from escalating.
"People are pissed, and not just at DeMario. We're pissed that this whole thing happened," the contestant explained. "They could have seen that she was drinking too much and that he was taking advantage. They could have stopped this before it got this far. But they decided to let it go, and let it happen, and see what happened?"
TMZ said the people who have seen the footage described the moment as consensual. Jackson is hoping that the footage can be released to the public and show that he was not the aggressor. Olympios has not come forward and shared a comment yet.
When spotted in public, Jackson declined to comment on the allegations. Although, he broke his silence and mentioned that he thinks Olympios is "an awesome girl."
"I have nothing to say. You know, Corrine's an awesome girl and that's all I have to say," Jackson stated simply when questioned by Entertainment Tonight.
For his fans, Jackson also shared his thanks to those standing by him saying "Love you all, thank you for the support."
An investigation is still ongoing regarding the allegations. Currently, it is unknown if production will be picking up again once things clear up.