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HBO severs ties with comedian Louis CK due to sexual misconduct

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Nicole Thomas | 14 November, 2017, 20:52

Now Corry has recalled her experience in a candid interview for USA breakfast show Good Morning America, revealing the funnyman had been so casual about wanting to expose himself to her while they were shooting a TV pilot in 2005.

Father of two Louis C.K. was dumped by Netflix, his publicist, the television networks FX and HBO, and his upcoming movie, which had showcased a relationship between an aging filmmaker and a teenage girl, was scrapped.

"It was just actually sort of common knowledge in the comedy world; people made jokes about it all the time", she said.

However, Corry refused, as she simply wanted to "pretend like it never happened" - something she now regrets.

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My family and I are devastated and in shock after the admission of abhorrent behavior by my friend and partner, Louis C.K.

Following the original story in the Times, the New York City premiere of C.K.'s film "I Love You, Daddy" was canceled and the distribution company for the film later announced that it would "not be moving forward with the release". "Because I have learned that doing nothing, saying nothing, is not helpful". "There is nothing about this that I forgive myself for", he added. It's a predicament for them.

Comedian Rebecca Cory was one the women who have chose to go public with her allegation toward Louis CK. "Which is nothing compared to the task I left them with". Comedians Dana Min Goodman and Julia Wolov said that while with C.K.in his hotel room after their show at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in 2002, he "proceeded to take all of his clothes off, and get completely naked, and started masturbating". "And I wielded that power irresponsibly".

FX said he would no longer serve as executive producer or receive compensation from the four shows it had been producing with him. Universal Studios and Illumination Entertainment have also cut ties with CK, announcing the comedian has been dropped from the starring role of The Secret Life of Pets 2, which is set for a June 7, 2019 release. "As far as we know, his behaviour over the past 8 years on all five series he has produced for FX Networks and/or FX Productions has been professional". The network said in a statement: "Louis CK 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".

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