The New York Times revealed the comedian allegedly masturbated in front of the women, or while he was on the phone with them, without their consent. Corry, who'd been working on a pilot with Louis C.K., was asked to make the awful choice of dropping the incident, or risk being cast as the cause of a production shutdown. After the incident on set, he told Corry, according to the Times, that he "misread her signals".
Louis C.K., joins other faux-male feminists who have been outed for using the word and power of the sociopathic elements of third-wave feminism as a means to sexually abuse, harass, and take advantage of women. His intentions seemed collegial.
Another woman, comedienne Abby Schachner, said C.K. was clearly masturbating while she was on the phone inviting him to her show. The duo claim they first thought it was a joke before feeling paralyzed and holding each other.
"He proceeded to take all of his clothes off, and get completely naked, and started masturbating", they told the Times. She then concluded, "It's time to listen to how women want this to be talked about".
Oh, and on top of that, HBO has kicked Louis C.K. off the lineup for its upcoming Autism benefit Night Of Too Many Stars, and will be pulling all of his projects from its streaming services.
Rumors of inappropriate behavior have dogged C.K., star of multiple comedy specials and the TV show "Louie", for years. Ryan said it didn't necessarily surprise him that after fixing a drink, Wenner kissed him. Schachner said that he messaged her on Facebook six years later to apologize, but the incident by then had "discouraged her from pursuing comedy". She later relayed the events to the pilot's executive producers, Courteney Cox and David Arquette, who confirmed the complaint to the paper. Corry told the Times that the weirdly incorrect apology "made her think there were other moments of misconduct" (um, yeah), but the question of who Louis C.K. did shove in a bathroom is not pursued.
There have been rumors swirling around the FX star masturbating in front of female comedians for years, but previous attempts to break the story have been shut down. Kay also told the Times that C.K. Becky, who also manages a stable of prominent comedians like Amy Poehler and Kevin Hart, denied threatening any of the women.
"In light of the allegations concerning Louis C.K. referenced in today's New York Times, we are cancelling tonight's premiere of I Love You, Daddy", the Orchard said in a statement. "As a result, we are giving careful consideration to the timing and release of the film and continuing to review the situation", the statement reads.
Louis C.K.'s compulsive need to turn his own alleged misbehavior into fodder for his wildly successful career is one, very disturbing thing.