HBO will pull Louis CK from services following masturbation claims


HBO will pull Louis CK from services following masturbation claims

“Today, FX Networks and FX Productions are ending our association with Louis C.K. We are canceling the overall deal between FX Productions and his production company, Pig Newton”.

“The network has received no allegations of misconduct by Louis C.K. related to any of our 5 shows produced together over the past 8 years”, the statement read.

The Night of Too Many Stars special was set to air live on November 18. Additionally, C.K. has been dropped from the Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs special on November 18.

In addition, the network also announced that they were removing all Louis’ past projects from their On Demand services.

In a report published on Thursday in the New York Times, multiple women alleged inappropriate sexual behavior the comedian – including claiming he masturbated in front of them or while on the phone with them. In addition to Louis C.K. 2017, which was his Netflix special, Hilarious, Live at the Comedy Store, Live at the Beacon Theater and Chewed Up are all now on Netflix.

Representatives for Louis C.K., whose real name is Louis Székely, did not immediately respond to Business Insider’s request for further comment.

The content removed by HBO includes stand-up specials and its series Lucky Louie, starring the title role.


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