Chris D’Elia Denies Sexual Misconduct Claims in New Video

Chris D’Elia Denies Sexual Misconduct Claims in New Video

Chris D’Elia.
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Months after a number of accusations of sexual harassment and misconduct led to Netflix pulling his upcoming prank present, former costar Whitney Cummings condemning his “pattern of predatory behavior,” and Tig Notaro taking on his function in Zack Snyder’s Military of the Useless, comic Chris D’Elia posted a ten-minute video to YouTube on February 19, his first in eight months, as soon as once more denying any claims of criminality made in opposition to him. “First of all, I do know how it looks, with all the stuff that’s been said, and the emails that have been put out there, and what the media has been trying to say,” D’Elia stated within the video. “I know it looks bad, and it doesn’t show the full scope of what happened. I stand by the fact that all my relationships have been consensual and legal, and that’s just it. That’s the truth.”

In many of the video, D’Elia focuses on his self-described life-controlling “problem” with intercourse, together with his historical past of being “flippant” about having intercourse with followers whereas in relationships. “Sex controlled my life. It was my focus all the time. I had a problem, and I do have a problem,” he stated. “It was out of control, so I have a chance here to apologize to the people that got caught up in that shit, and the lies that I would tell my fiancée, my friends, and I’m sorry.” D’Elia added that he’s been “on this path to recovery for a bunch of months” and that “it’s the hardest thing ever to have to look at yourself and realize that’s that’s what it is, and that’s what you’ve done, and that’s who you are.”

Final summer season, the You actor was accused of allegedly soliciting nude images from underaged ladies on-line, whereas in September, a number of ladies claimed the comic uncovered himself to them. D’Elia denied the allegations on each events, together with his legal professional, Andrew Brettler, noting in September that D’Elia “has never engaged in any sexual conduct with any woman without her consent.”

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