Did HBO go too far with Louis C.K. by removing his old material from its streaming services?

Saturday, 11 November 2017, 11:30:32 PM. The cable network removed all of the Louis C.K.'s material from its streaming service in the wake of sexual misconduct accusations against the comedian.
Share Culture Louis C.K. I Love You Daddy Comedy In his popular “Of Course, But Maybe” bit from 2013, comedian Louis C.K. openly discusses the internal conflict between what is proper and what is profane. “Everybody has a competition in their brain of good thoughts and bad thoughts,” C.K. says. “Hopefully, the good thoughts win. For me, I always have both.” Tell us about it. The setup for “Of Course, But Maybe” is that as a society we have reached an ethical consensus on a number of issues (e.g., slavery is wrong). The punch line is that if we suspend adherence to those values, benefits are reaped (e.g. How do you think the pyramids got built?). Keep up with this story and more by subscribing now Let’s give it a try. Of course, of course masturbating in front of an unwitting or unwilling female is depraved. Of course. Of course. But maybe… Nope. Can’t do it. There’s no upside to this one, Louie. It’s just wrong: perverse and predatory and pathetic. That is indisputable. On Thursday afternoon The New York Times broke the story of how C.K., real name Szekely, performed his one-man onanism show on at least four different women in the past 15 years. Should other women come forward with more current allegations of lewd behavior and/or indecent exposure, he may have to answer for that in a criminal court. In the meantime, C.K. issued a statement on Friday responding to the New York Times report. "The stories are true," he wrote. "There is nothing about this I forgive myself for....Read more
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