Louis C.K.’s ’I Love You, Daddy’ Release Canceled After Sexual Misconduct Claims

The film distributor for Louis C.K.’s newest undertaking, I Love You, Daddy, has determined to not go ahead with the movie’s launch. “The Orchard won’t be shifting ahead with the discharge of I Love You, Daddy,” the corporate mentioned in a press release on Friday, November 10. The film had been set to launch in choose theaters beginning November 17.

The information comes after comedians Dana Min Goodman, Julia Wolov, Abby Schachner, Rebecca Corry and one other nameless girl got here ahead in an exposé by The New York Times revealed on Thursday, November 9, and accused the author and producer of sexual misconduct The girls detailed a number of incidents during which he allegedly masturbated in entrance of them or whereas they had been on the telephone with him, and Corry shared an incident during which she allegedly turned down the comic’s supply to masturbate in entrance of her.

The New York premiere of the movie scheduled for Thursday was canceled on the final minute. A supply advised Us Weekly that executives had been knowledgeable that the NYT piece could be revealed and determined to not go ahead with the occasion. The Orchard mentioned in an e mail to The Los Angeles Times on Thursday that the occasion was pulled “due to unexpected circumstances.” It was famous within the NYT character in I Love You, Daddy pretends to masturbate at size in entrance of different individuals.

HBO introduced on Thursday that it could additionally not be working with C.Ok. following the allegations. “Louis C.K. will no longer be participating in the Night of Too Many Stars America Unites for Autism Programs, which will be presented live on HBO on November 18,” a spokesperson for the community advised Us Weekly in a press release. “In addition, HBO is removing Louis C.K.’s past project from its On Demand services.”

Celebrities and comedians have spoken out in regards to the allegations as properly. Stephen Colbert addressed C.Ok. canceling his look on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Thursday. The late-night host, who as soon as labored with the producer on the Dana Carvey Show, was masking the allegations towards politician Roy Moore after The Washing Post reported girl claims Moore initiated a sexual encounter along with her when she was 14. Colbert then mentioned, “Also, for those of you tuning in to see my interview with Louis C.K. tonight, I have some bad news. Then I have some really bad news.”

i love you daddy - Louis C.K.’s ’I Love You, Daddy’ Release Canceled After Sexual Misconduct Claims
An exterior view of The Paris Theatre with a marquee promoting the Louis C.Ok. film “I Love You, Daddy” on November 9, 2017 in New York City Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images

Colbert added: “Louis canceled his look right here tonight as a result of The New York Times broke this story at this time: Five girls are accusing Louis C.Ok. of sexual misconduct. When reached for remark, Jesus mentioned, ‘La-la-la-la-la. I don’t wish to hear about it, I used to be a giant fan!’”

Producer Judd Apatow additionally addressed the allegations on Twitter: “When you disrespect and sexually harass young, vulnerable people you become a dream killer.”

C.Ok. is amongst different males in Hollywood who’ve been accused of sexual harassment this previous month, together with Kevin Spacey, Harvey Weinstein, Steven Seagal, James Toback and Jeremy Piven.

Us Weekly has reached out to Louis C.Ok. for remark.

 



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