Update: In a video posted by TMZ, Jackson says "no comment" in response to numerous questions about the alleged incident. Asked if he's upset about reports alleging that Olympios claims she did not give consent, Jackson responded, ""No, no. I'm all good."
Update #5: On Tuesday, Corinne Olympios' lawyer Martin Singer released a statement to Bustle that read,
Earlier: On Sunday, The Hollywood Reporter received a statement from Warner Bros. confirming that production on Season 4 of the ABC reality series had been suspended because of "allegations of misconduct" on the set. The statement reads in full:
On Monday, People released a report alleging that the suspension is due to an issue of consentbetween two contestants. The outlet reports there may have been an alleged nonconsensual sexual encounter between Jackson and a female contestant, who TMZ reports is Corinne Olympios. People's report did not list the name of the other party allegedly involved. Bustle has reached out to Jackson and Olympios for comment, but did not receive a response at the time of publication.
Sources claiming to be close to Jackson claimed to TMZ that he engaged in oral sex with Olympios. The sources did not say anything about consent being an issue.
On Monday, TMZ reported sources close to Olympios claimed she does not remember what happened between herself and Jackson and allegedly did not consent. According to TMZ, Olympios allegedly "doesn't fully blame" Jackson, because like herself, he was allegedly drunk. TMZ reports Olympios is allegedly faulting producers for not intervening and she has also hired a lawyer. Bustle reached out to Warner Bros. for comment on this report.