The Bachelor's Tenille Favios fled the cocktail in tears on Wednesday's episode and threatened to abandon the program after relentless teasing of the "bad girl" Romy Poulier.
And after it was aired, outraged viewers went to Twitter accusing the producers of being 'accomplices to the bullying'. by not intervening.
Some fans even said that they planned to file formal complaints against Network Ten by airing the problematic scenes.
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& # 39; Producers are complicit in bullying! & # 39; The singles have sworn to file complaints against Channel Ten after the network aired troubling scenes of Tenille Favios (pictured) fleeing the cocktail crying on Wednesday
"I have not bought anything other than those girls," Tenille said with tears in her eyes as she unzipped her dress and removed her microphone during the dramatic exit.
His departure soon became a trending topic on Twitter, with many fans directing their anger at Network Ten and the producers of the Warner Bros. Australia series.
"Actually, I'm so upset with @ TheBachelorAU tonight, the manipulative and emotional intimidation of contestants and producers should demand serious investigation into how much is allowed and used this season," one viewer wrote.
"The manipulative and emotional intimidation of contestants and producers must demand a serious investigation": viewers took the bullying very seriously, and some users claimed to have filed formal complaints with the Communications and Media Authority of Australia.
"What happened with Tenille tonight crossed all the lines," read a similar read tweet, while other viewers agreed that bullying is never justified.
Many fans claimed that they found the episode particularly difficult to watch, as it triggered memories of the intimidation of their younger years.
So far this season, the "villains" Romy Poulier, Alisha Aitken-Radburn and Cat Henesy have been described in social networks as "school thugs" and "bad girls".
"This trio of women is amazing": during Nick's season & # 39; Honey Badger & # 39; Cummins & # 39; Romy Poulier, Cat Henesy and Alisha Aitken-Radburn have been rated by their rivals and online fanatics as & # 39; bad girls & # 39;, & # 39; snakes & # 39; and & # 39; villains & # 39; & # 39;
"Gross from @ChannelTen to keep them inside," he wrote in a social networking user, referring to Romy, Cat and Alisha.
"I've really had enough of Romy, she's abhorrent and her behavior is absolutely embarrassing, take her out of this show," tweeted another.
& # 39; She needs to be held accountable & # 39 ;: Others claimed that producers should pluck aspiring actress Romy for her behavior in the program
Another said that producers should have more responsibility for the behavior of aspiring actress Romy in the program.
"Is anyone else worried that this absolute bully is not reprimanded at all?" one asked.
"If Romy is a paid actor, then the producers are paying him to be intimidated and accountable." If she is there and is c ** t of her own free will, then she must be held accountable.
Other fanatics claim to have filed formal complaints with the Australian government through the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).
"We need to make a complaint about the promotion of bullying," wrote a Facebook user.
Another user replied: "I would love to do this because the way they are portraying this season is unpleasant."
A seemingly discouraged viewer intervened with: "Wow. I just went to the site. NO makes it easy [to complain]. & # 39;
Daily Mail Australia has communicated with ACMA and Channel Ten to get their comments.
& # 39; I have decided to return to the house. I'm here for Nick. and I'll just need to focus on that, "Tenille said, still sobbing.
In a preview of the episode on Thursday night, Nick is seen asking Tenille who is bad in the mansion and then asks one of the criminals to leave the program.
The Bachelor is broadcast from 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday evenings in Ten
Tune in! The Bachelor continues on Thursday at 7.30 pm on Network Ten. In the photo: Nick & # 39; The Honey Badger & # 39; Cummins