The animator and co-creator of the hugely popular animated sci-fi comedy Rick and Morty, Justin Roiland, has been accused of sexual assault by 11 people, three of whom were minors when they first corresponded with the 43-year-old.
In the years following the cartoon phenomenon’s debut Rick and Morty in 2013 it is co-creator of the show Justin Roiland became a titan of the animation and video game industries, while it is became an instant icon of the youth counterculture, and the influence of his creativity it is at the peak of madness Rick and Morty felt practically everywhere in the world in 2017, cartoon characters decorated both cannabis products and NFT-it is.
But when it is The 43-year-old partied with Los Angeles stars, it is found that he could use his fame to connect and develop relationships with young fans, including minors. 11 women and non-binary persons it is shared thousands of messages exchanged with Roiland between 2013 and 2022, reports NBC.
Nine of these persons it is said yes it is Roiland turned the text exchanges sexual at one point suggestive. Three people were 16 years old when they started corresponding with the 43-year-old. They are involved with NBC News also shared pictures, videos, social media posts and emails. Many the animator was accused of sexual misconduct after it is was charged with domestic violence and illegal detention in 2020. Those charges were later dropped.
One of the women it is for NBC said that she it is the animator sexually assaulted her on a date and forced her to perform oral sex, even though she did not consent to it. Another alleged victim it is said that they paid for her flight to Los Angeles, where it is then she slept with Roiland heavily drunk. She says she now feels taken advantage of. Both women were 20 years old at the time and claim that they it is Roiland provided the alcohol (in the US it is alcohol is allowed to be purchased at the age of 21). A lawyer Andrew Brettlerrepresenting Roiland, it is in a letter to NBC News called the allegations false defamation.