Corinne Olympios and DeMario Jackson in a hugfest after running into each other after a night out at Nightingale Plaza, in West Hollywood, Wednesday
Corinne Olympios and DeMario Jackson were spotted getting close after a night out in the wake of a sex scandal involving the pair that suspended “Bachelor in Paradise” filming weeks prior.
Olympios was photographed straddling Jackson as he lifted her up outside of West Hollywood’s Nightingale club on Wednesday night, and she even planted a kiss on his cheek in the public display of affection.
Olympios, 24, and Jackson, 30, was spotted together for the first time since “Bachelor in Paradise” filming was shut down earlier this summer and investigated over a sexual encounter involving Jackson and Olympios, poolside on the first day of filming in Mexico.
Producers were concerned Olympios, was unable to consent to their hook-up in the pool and she then released a statement declaring herself a “victim,” revealing that she blacked out and didn’t remember anything that happened that night.
Corinne Olympios [right] told Chris Harrison on Access Hollywood a day earlier that she doesn’t blame DeMario for ‘Bachelor’ scandal
Corinne Olympios and DeMario Jackson put on a show and proclaim they were FRIENDS after all the scandal that unfolded on the set of ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ this summer
Warner Bros. determined through its own investigation that no sexual assault occurred on the set. Olympios later clarified her remarks, explaining that her team had gotten “to the bottom of what had occurred.”
On “Good Morning America” Tuesday, Olympios said that she did not blame Jackson for the scandal. I “never said a bad word” about him, she added for emphasis.
“We’re friends!” she shouted as she flung her arms around Jackson outside of the club, according got video obtained by TMZ. “Get a good shot b—–s!” Olympios yelled.
Jackson calls her “Cor” in the video and asks her to text him later once she makes it home.
The scandal revolved around the event of Producers shutting down production temporarily amid concerns that DeMario Jackson [left] on this night [photo], hooked up with Corinne Olympios [right], while she was too drunk to consent
He also covered his face and said, “my PR is going to hate this in the morning,” as photographers snapped away at their close encounter.
Olympios, who claimed recently that she’s trying to ween herself off medication and cut down on drinking following her on-set blackout, reportedly stumbled as she walked away from DeMario Jackson Wednesday and dropped her phone as she hugged him.
She also tripped on her own heel as she made her way to the street while questioning, “where is the car?”
When paparazzi asked her what show she would be on next, she replied: “You’ll see, b—h.”