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First DeMario 'Bachelor In Paradise' Interview Clip Is So Emotional


DeMario Jackson is opening up about the Bachelor in Paradise sexual assault allegations in an emotional new interview.

His three-part interview on what really happened between him and Corinne Olympios and the aftermath of the investigation will air on E! News at 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. ET on June 26 and June 27.

In a preview for the interview, DeMario, 30, is seen getting emotional as he talks about the toll this took on him and his family, particularly his mom.

Talking with E! News' Melanie Bromley, DeMario said,

Getting teary, he continued,

It was previously reported DeMario wishes to speak to Corinne to set the record straight, but he does not plan on reaching out himself.

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Elite Daily reached out to DeMario's team for a comment, but did not hear back by time of publication.

Last week, Warner Bros. concluded its investigation into the allegations of sexual misconduct and released the following statement:

ABC also told Elite Daily,

Filming of Season 4 of BIP was initially canceled and contestants sent home while the network investigated. Following that news, Corinne told TMZ,

Shortly after, DeMario released his own statement denying the allegations:


After Warner Bros. reviewed the tapes and found no evidence of sexual misconduct, Corinne's lawyer, Martin Singer, told ET,

Filming of the show is reportedly starting back up this week, but it does not look like DeMario or Corinne will be returning.

To see the rest of DeMario's interview, tune in to E! News tonight at 7 pm ET.