Those conditions they seek are not conducive to the protection of cast members’ safety.”When contestants sign up for “Paradise,” they surrender many of their rights.
A copy of a contract reviewed by The Times from Season 2 of the series required participants to acknowledge that the show can reveal information “of a personal, private, intimate, surprising, defamatory, disparaging, embarrassing or unfavorable nature that may be factual and/or fictional.” Such depictions, the contract stated, may expose contestants to “public ridicule, humiliation or condemnation.”Further, the contract “strongly advises” contestants to interact with fellow participants “as if they were perfect strangers.” And if intimate or sexual conduct between participants occurs?
Also, alcohol loosened him up — he wanted to be liked by his new cast mates, and when he drank, he felt like he was instantly funnier.“Plus, when you’re filming the show, you have this adrenaline pump of being on TV, so you can drink more and are still capable of walking and talking,” Johnson, 29, explained.
“There are points of time on the show where you’re still conscious, where in the real world, you would have been asleep somewhere 10 hours earlier.”But no one on the production team put Johnson to bed.
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(“The Bachelor” has always been the highest-rated show in the franchise, attracting 8.4 million during its finale in March.)In the wake of last month’s filming suspension, however, “Paradise” may no longer feel as lighthearted to viewers who have now gotten a glimpse of how the sausage is made.
But for the first time in the franchise's 15-year history, an incident fueled by on-set drinking has led to both public scrutiny and reports of internal policy changes regarding alcohol and sexual behavior.