‘Bachelor In Paradise’ Season 4 Premiere: Chris Harrison, Bachelor Ben Higgins Talks About Controversy

Bachelor In Paradise Season 4 has recently suspended filming due to alleged misconduct involving contestant DeMario and Corinne Olympios. The investigations are on and hence there is a possibility of a delayed premiere in the fall.

Talking about this controversy, long time “Bachelor” franchise host Chris Harrison has now shared his views. Along with him, the Bachelor Ben Higgins also talks about the suspension of Bachelor In Paradise Season 4 filming. Read to know more.

Host Chris Harrison Shares His Opinion

Harrison has released a statement in which he highlights that the safety and care of the cast and crew is very important. He further adds, “It is with this thought in mind that we made the decision to suspend filming,” reported Entertainment Tonight. He also hopes that the issues will be solved quickly and that they can resume working.

Ben Higgins
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Ben Higgins Talks On Season 4 Filming Suspension

The Bachelor Ben Higgins, who recently split his ways with partner Lauren Bushnell, has talked about the Bachelor In Paradise controversy. He says, “I was never forced into anything. I was talked through as a friend in situations.”

He continues, “Yes, there is producing that is done. It’s a show!” he also adds, “… There are situations that happen that they need to get something out of, but it’s never a forced situation,” reported People.

Further defending the show Higgins says, mistakes can be made because “these people are humans” and aren’t “going to be perfect at their job,” as per the aforementioned source.

When Does Bachelor In Paradise Season 4 Premieres?

It was scheduled to premiere on Aug.8, 2017 on ABC Network. But it appears that with this controversy the show might premiere late. As per the aforementioned source, the cast was spotted at the airport on Sunday flying out of Puerto Vallarta, which is near the filming location. The source of People also adds, will not be resuming this summer.