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Any true member of Bachelor Nation knows that the best series in the franchise is, hands down, Bachelor in Paradise. The format is a little looser, the contestants have their claws out, and the whole thing takes place on the beach. (Cue lots of shirtless men in puka shell necklaces.)

But according to the Hollywood Reporter, "allegations of misconduct" have shut down filming of the current season of Bachelor in Paradise. The show had begun shooting on location June 3 and is slated to premiere on August 8.

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Warner Bros. released a statement acknowledging the unexpected turn on Sunday:

"We have become aware of allegations of misconduct on the set of Bachelor in Paradise in Mexico. We have suspended production and we are conducting a thorough investigation of these allegations. Once the investigation is complete, we will take appropriate responsive action.”

But what does "allegations of misconduct" mean? It's hard to say, exactly, given that the whole show is about boozy, bad beach behavior.

Even Steve Carbone Reality Steve, the blog devoted to Bachelor spoilers, hasn't yet learned what caused the shutdown. "Here's most of the cast at the airport an hour ago. Being told they're being flown to Houston. Still don't know what's going on," he tweeted.

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Carbone reports that the allegations concern two recent-season cast members, DeMario Jackson and Corinne Olympios. THR notes that neither Bachelor in Paradise cast member is pictured in the airport Instagram.

"From what I was told, no one was hurt," said Carbone, presumably thanks to inside sources. "Production had to stop, the show is basically canceled & there's an investigation going on."

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Meanwhile, Amy Kaufman, a writer for the LA Times, is hearing different gossip and it involves, as she put it, a hookup in the pool that turned into "soft core porn":

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Did this alleged producer know what TV show he or she was working on? "Soft core porn" hookups is basically the entire premise of Bachelor in Paradise.

We presume we'll find out more in coming weeks. But for now, as Chris Harrison would say... this is the most dramatic season yet.

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