Bachelor Nation Reacts to Bachelor in Paradise Being Cleared of Misconduct

 eonline.com  6/20/2017 6:29:01 PM   Tierney Bricker

Bachelor Nation is ready to go back to paradise.

Bachelor in Paradise was cleared of any misconduct by Warner Bros. after production was halted on the fourth season, the studio announced on Tuesday in a statement.

"As we previously stated, we recently became aware of allegations regarding an incident on the set of Bachelor in Paradise in Mexico.  We take all such allegations seriously," the statement read. "The safety, security and well-being of the cast and crew is our number one concern, and we suspended filming so that the allegations could be investigated immediately and thoroughly. Our internal investigation, conducted with the assistance of an outside law firm, has now been completed. Out of respect for the privacy interests of those involved, we do not intend to release the videotape of the incident. We can say, however, that the tape does not support any charge of misconduct by a cast member. Nor does the tape show, contrary to many press reports, that the safety of any cast member was ever in jeopardy."

Warner Bros. then went on to say production would resume, with new policies in place to ensure the "safety and security" of everyone involved in filming, with ABC conforming BIP would air this summer.

And now, members of Bachelor Nation are weighing in on Bachelor in Paradise being cleared of any misconduct and being allowed to resume production. 

Host Chris Harrison was the first to sound off when he tweeted, "Thank you for your patience, trust and loyalty  and to our entire Bachelor family." 

Franchise creator Mike Fleiss also took to Twitter, simply writing, "See you on the beach!!!"

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Jade Tolbert, who met her husband Tanner Tolbert during season two of Bachelor in Paradise, also weighed in. "Happy to hear filming will resume and my friends will get the shot at finding real & rare love in this place like @ttolbert05 and I did." The pregnant reality star, who is due in September, then added, "Also, dear BIP friends, have a blast enjoying the relationships you will establish, but please be home in time for my baby shower!"

Kristina Schulman, one of the season four cast members celebrated the show's return, tweeting, "summer 2017 is back."

Astrid Loch, a contestant on Nick Viall's season who is close with many of the season four female contestants, wrote, "So is it safe for me to leave work today? #BachelorInParadise #BIP4." 

Bachelor in Paradise will air this summer on ABC. 

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