DeMario Jackson is getting all the help he can get now that he’s at the center of a sexual assault scandal.
The “Bachelor in Paradise” contestant is reportedly experiencing emotional trauma after being accused of sexually assaulting fellow reality TV participant Corinne Olympios while filming the show in Mexico in early June, his lawyer tells People.
“He’s leaning on his family right now, seeing his doctors, getting help, treatment, and therapy,” L.A.-based entertainment lawyer Walter Mosley told the magazine.
“There’s a lot of elements here that are difficult for everyone. He’s a strong young man but this has been difficult for him. You can imagine that this is emotionally traumatic for him,” Mosley continued.
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Mosley shared with People that he is confident footage of what happened between the pair in the pool will exonerate Jackson, 30, and clear his name.
It has been reported that Olympios was too drunk to consent to any sexual activity in the pool with Jackson and she referred to herself as a “victim” in a statement released on Wednesday.
”As a woman, this is my worst nightmare and it has now become my 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 in the statement.
The 24-year-old also shared that she was seeking therapy to deal with the “physical and emotional trauma stemming from that evening.”
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The incident is being investigated by Warner Bros. after a producer filed a complaint because of Olympios’ possible inability to consent.
“I have no fears. This is not a criminal investigation. If there was enough for an investigation,” Mosley told People of the case.
Despite the fact that no authorities are currently involved, Jackson has hired Mosley, who has previously represented reality star Blac Chyna, and Olympios has hired famed celebrity attorney Marty Singer, who has represented stars like Charlie Sheen and Bill Cosby.
Mosley did not immediately respond to a Daily News request for comment.
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