Entertainment Louis CK Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 5 Women

22:46  09 november  2017
22:46  09 november  2017 Source:   TheWrap

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Comedian Louis C.K.has been accused of sexual misconduct by five women, according to New York Times report published Thursday.

Among the accusers in the Times piece are comedy duo Dana Min Goodman and Julia Wolov, who according to the Times piece were invited by the comedian to his hotel room after their show at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado, in 2012. According to the report, when they arrived at his room, C.K. asked Goodman and Wolov if he could take out his penis.

"And then he really did it," Goodman told the Times. "He proceeded to take all of his clothes off, and get completely named, and started masturbating."

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Comedian Louis C . K . has been accused of sexual misconduct by five women , according to a new report from The New York Times. All five of his accusers were aspiring comedians who worked with C . K . in some capacity.

Five women talked to Times reporters Melena Ryzik, Cara Buckley and Jodi Kantor about a history of sexual misconduct stretching back to the late ‘90s, when the comedian was a writer and producer on The Chris Rock Show. In 2017 , Louis CK Is on Top of the World April 5, 2017.

Another accuser, Abby Schachner, said that she could hear the comedian masturbating during a 2003 phone conversation with him.

In yet another accusation, comedian Rebecca Corry said that C.K.asked her if he could masturbate in front of her while she was appearing with him on a 2005 television pilot, though she rebuffed his request.

A fifth accuser, who chose to remain anonymous, said that the comedian was working on production at "The Chris Rock Show" in the late '90s when C.K., who was working as a writer and producer on the show, asked her to watch him masturbate.

"It was something that I knew was wrong," the woman said. "I think the big piece of why I said yes was because of the culture ... He abused his power."

C.K.'s publicist, Lewis Kay, told the Times that the comedian "is not going to answer any questions" about the accusations. TheWrap has also reached out to Kay for comment.

The Times' report came hours after an announcement that the premiere for C.K.'s new film, "I Love You, Daddy," due to "unexpected circumstances."

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