Louis C.K. responds to 'true' sexual misconduct allegations. What's next for his career?

Saturday, 11 November 2017, 11:30:18 PM. With a stand-up special cancelled and his upcoming film 'I Love You Daddy' scrapped, Louis C.K.'s career is in jeopardy.
Share Culture Louis C.K. Louis C.K. won't be coming to a screen near you anytime soon. While sexual misconduct rumors have haunted the comedian for years, the allegations made Thursday by five women against the comedian may have derailed the comedy superstar's career. On Friday, C.K. issued a statement responding to the New York Times report that he masturbated in front of the women without their consent. "The stories are true," he wrote. "There is nothing about this I forgive myself for. And I have to reconcile it with who I am." He added that he had "spent my long and lucky career talking and saying I want. I will now step back and take a long time to listen." Keep up with this story and more by subscribing now The fallout from the allegations against C.K. was swift. On Thursday, the premiere of his film I Love You Daddy was cancelled, and he backed out of an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. HBO then announced the comedian was being dropped from its Novermber 18 benefit special Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs. It also removed all of C.K.'s former specials and series from its on-demand services. The reaction continued Friday as the indie studio behind I Love You Daddy announced it was dropping the film, despite being just a week out from its November 17 release date. Hours later, a Netflix spokesperson announced the streaming service would no longer produce a planned stand-up special with C.K.  “The allegations made by several...Read more
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