5 women accuse comedian Louis CK of sexual misconduct, film premiere canceled

5 women accuse comedian Louis CK of sexual misconduct, film premiere canceled

That culture of silence would appear to be changing as a number of other Hollywood figures have been accused of patterns of sexual misconduct since the Weinstein story broke in early October - also in a New York Times story - and opened the floodgates for others to speak out about the industry's dirty little secret.

It spawns a kind of crisis for C.K.'s character, who has his own issues with how he treats women. She told the Times she sat in the comedian's office, with colleagues outside the door, as he masturbated.

In the first of several allegations against the Louie star, comedians Dana Min Goodman and Julia Wolov told the newspaper that C.K. allegedly invited them back to his hotel room following their appearance at a comedy festival in Colorado in 2002.

They thought it was a joke and laughed it off.

"It's Louis C.K., locking the door and masturbating in front of women comics and writers". "He proceeded to take all of his clothes off and get completely naked, and started masturbating". A fifth woman anonymously accused the comedian of masturbating in front of her, which she said she allowed at the time because of the comedy world's lewd culture.

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Another woman, Abby Schachner, told The Times that when she placed a call to Louis C.K.to invite him to one of her shows, she could hear him masturbating over the phone. I can't tell you - I've heard so many stories. That was a bad time in my life and I'm sorry... "It's amusing. I didn't think of that".

The Orchard released a statement Thursday after a New York Times story reported the accounts of five women alleging sexual misconduct from C.K. The film had been set for a limited theatrical release on November 17. That incident was confirmed by Courtney Cox and David Arquette, the Times reports.

Furthermore, according to the THR report, Louis' scheduled appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert has also been cancelled, with the comedian being replaced by Shameless actor William H. Macy. It was enough to make her believe C.K. was confusing her with yet another woman he had assaulted.

Louis CK wrote and directed the controversial I Love You, Daddy, and he stars as a television writer and producer whose teenage daughter (Chloë Moretz) is seduced by a predatory 68-year-old filmmaker (John Malkovich).

Rumors about Louis C.K.'s alleged misconduct have been circulating since 2012, but the accusers hadn't come forward until now. But it seems that the entertainment industry can attest to the stories being shared by these women.

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