Corinne Olympios explains 'Bachelor in Paradise' incident and why she called herself a 'victim'

Corinne Olympios is opening up in her first live interview about how she says she came to black out while Bachelor in Paradise cameras were rolling.

On Tuesday's Good Morning America, the reality star talked about the incident between herself and DeMario Jackson that led to the ABC show halting production while Warner Bros. investigated complaints of misconduct.

"I really don't remember much at all," Olympios told GMA's Amy Robach. "I remember nothing from the situation and it was just really unfortunate."

Olympios said that her memory loss was due to excessive drinking and a medication she was taking, which she doesn't identify.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 11: Model / Reality TV Personality Corinne Olympios attends the 'PrettyLittleThing' campaign launch on April 11, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/WireImage for Fashion Media)
VANCOUVER, BC - MARCH 30: TV personality Corinne Olympios attends 'Thursday Pint Night With Corinne Olympios' at The Pint Public House in Gastown on March 30, 2017 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Andrew Chin/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 17: (L-R) Peri Miriam Olympios, television personality Corinne Olympios, James Olympios and Taylor Olympios arrive at Hyde Bellagio at the Bellagio to host a St. Patrick's Day party on March 17, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Mindy Small/Getty Images)
VANCOUVER, BC - MARCH 30: TV personality Corinne Olympios attends 'Thursday Pint Night With Corinne Olympios' at The Pint Public House in Gastown on March 30, 2017 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Andrew Chin/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 17: Television personality Corinne Olympios arrives at Hyde Bellagio at the Bellagio to host a St. Patrick's Day party on March 17, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Mindy Small/Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - MARCH 01: Corinne Olympios (L) and Mario Lopez visit 'Extra' at Universal Studios Hollywood on March 1, 2017 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - MARCH 01: Corinne Olympios visits 'Extra' at Universal Studios Hollywood on March 1, 2017 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: (L-R) Taylor Olympios, TV personality Corinne Olympios, and Peri Miriam Olympios attend IMDb LIVE Viewing Party, presented by OREO chocolate candy bar on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for IMDb.com)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Corinne Olympios attends the OK! Magazine's Annual Pre-Oscar Event on February 22, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Reality TV Personality Corinne Olympios attends OK! Magazine's annual pre-Oscar event at Nightingale Plaza on February 22, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: TV personality Corinne Olympios attends IMDb LIVE Viewing Party, presented by OREO chocolate candy bar on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for IMDb.com)
MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 05: Jason Weisman and Corinne Olympios attend Moments In Motion, An Exclusive Unveiling Of Never Before Seen Photos At De Nolet, Miami For Art Basel on December 5, 2013 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images for Ketel One)
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THE BACHELOR -'Episode 2108' - Corinne, Rachel, Raven and Vanessa are left in Bimini, still shocked that Nick sent Kristina home before the rose ceremony. They wonder if they still will get a coveted hometown date from the unpredictable Bachelor. But with the stakes being so high, Nick will go on an emotionally charged journey to visit these final four women's hometowns. Raven meets him in Hoxie, Arkansas, and cute couple have some great, sexy fun, but Raven's father reveals some serious news. Then, it is on to Dallas where Rachel and Nick confront the challenges that might meet an interracial couple. Corinne is waiting in Miami where her father waits with some tough questions. Finally, Nick travels to Montreal to reunite with Vanessa. Although her special needs adult students give him a big thumbs up, things don't go quite so well with her big Italian family, especially after her father drops a bomb about Nick that has Vanessa questioning their relationship. Just as Nick gets ready to make the gut-wrenching decision to send one woman home, he gets a surprise visitor, who could change everything, on 'The Bachelor,' MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network. (Jeff Daly/ABC via Getty Images) CORINNE, NICK VIALL
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THE BACHELOR - Episode 2101 - What do a dolphin-loving woman, a successful businesswoman who runs her parents multi-million -dollar flooring empire;, a bachelorette, who is hiding a big secret about her past involving Nick, and a no-nonsense Southern belle, who has Nick in her cross-hairs for a big country wedding, all have in common? They all have their sights set on making the Bachelor, Nick Viall, their future husband when the much-anticipated 21th edition of ABC's hit romance reality series, 'The Bachelor,' premieres, MONDAY, JANUARY 2 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Rick Rowell/ABC via Getty Images) CORINNE, NICK VIALL
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"I did drink, you know, too much. I definitely understand that, but I was also on a medication that severely blacks you out and impairs your judgment and messes with your balance," she noted. "I didn't know you were supposed to not drink on it. So, it really just caused a horrible, horrible blackout. It was like I went under anesthesia and just woke up."

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Olympios said she has since watched some of the footage from BiP as well as the first episode of the show. "It's like I'm watching not me, I'm watching someone else," she said. "I was, like, in shock."

Since the incident, Olympios admitted that she's made some changes in her life. "I definitely am weening off that medication," she shared. "It was very scary what happened, and I cut down the drinking."

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As for her feelings towards Jackson following the scandal, Olympios insisted, "I wish him well. There's no bad blood there. I wish him well always."

She also doesn't blame the producers for halting production over the incident. "I would hope that if a producer saw anything that was uncomfortable with with anyone [that] they would do the proper investigations to make sure that everybody is safe," she said. "I am super thankful."

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That being said, Olympios does see herself as a "victim of the media."

"All of a sudden people became an expert on the situation and what happened. I'm still trying to figure out what happened. It was just horrible to deal with," she said of the media firestorm that ensued after news broke of the scandal. "It got really, really bad. I mean, it got a lot better, but the things people say is just insane."

Olympios will tell more of her side of the story to Chris Harrison on Tuesday's episode of Bachelor in Paradise.

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