Comedian Chris D’Elia Responds To Allegations That He Harassed Underage Girls Online
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Comedian / actor Chris D’Elia has spoken of allegations that he molested underage girls on social media.
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"I know I have said and done things that could have offended people during my career, but I have never knowingly persecuted underage women," said D'Elia in a statement received from Deadline. “All of my relationships were both legal and consensual, and I have never taken or shared inappropriate photos with the people who have tweeted about me. That being said, I'm really sorry. I was a stupid guy who got ABSOLUTELY involved in my lifestyle. Its my fault. I have it. I've been thinking about it for some time and I promise I will continue to do better. "
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D’Elia has made three comedy specials, including Chris D’Elia: No Pain this year on Netlix. All three were still on duty on Wednesday afternoon.
The comedian also had a three-episode arc in the Netflix series You last year, starring a man who threatens a 15-year-old girl. D'Elia's character Henderson has been killed and will not appear in season 3 of the show.
The last episode of his podcast Congratulations to Chris D’Elia was still available in Apple podcasts starting Wednesday afternoon.
The comedian also played Whitney Cummings' friend on NBC's Whitney, a role that Cummings wrote for D'Elia.
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