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Louis C.K. Accuser Rebecca Corry: 'People Made Jokes' About Comedian's Misconduct 'All the Time'

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Louis C.K. Accuser Rebecca Corry: 'People Made Jokes' About Comedian's Misconduct 'All the Time'
One of the women publicly accusing Louis C.K. of sexual misconduct is speaking out.

Rebecca Corry — who told The New York Times in a report published Thursday that the comedian asked if he could masturbate in front of her while filming a TV pilot in 2005 — detailed her experience in a new interview with ABC News.

“It was just actually sort of common knowledge in the comedy world,” she said of the allegations of C.K.’s sexual misconduct, which he has since admitted are “true” in a lengthy statement.

“People made jokes about it all the time,” Corry said.

Asked
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Pamela Adlon Is 'Devastated' After 'Friend & Partner' Louis C.K. Admits to Sexual Misconduct Claims

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Pamela Adlon Is 'Devastated' After 'Friend & Partner' Louis C.K. Admits to Sexual Misconduct Claims
Pamela Adlon is “devastated” after Louis C.K. admitted that the sexual misconduct allegations made against him “are true.”

In a statement released Friday afternoon, the Better Things star — who co-created the dramedy series with C.K. — said she feels “deep sorrow” for the five women who came forward in the New York Times article, published Thursday.

“Hi. I’m here. I have to say something. It’s so important,” Adlon, 51, begins.

“My family and I are devastated and in shock after the admission of abhorrent behavior by my friend and partner, Louis C.K.” she continues.

“I feel deep sorrow and
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Louis Ck: A Timeline of Sexual Harassment Claims Dating Back to 2012

Louis Ck: A Timeline of Sexual Harassment Claims Dating Back to 2012
Louis C.K. is the latest celebrity to face multiple allegations of sexual misconduct.

The 50-year-old comedian is at the center of a The New York Times expose where five women claim he either asked to masturbate in front of them, or masturbated in front of them without their consent.

While the accusations in the Times date back to the 1990s, media speculation surrounding C.K.'s behavior started in 2012. C.K. has repeatedly refused to address rumors even as they've gained more momentum in recent years.

More: Matt Damon Says He and Ben Affleck Knew About Harvey Weinstein Allegedly Sexually Harassing Gwyneth Paltrow

As for the Times article, C.K.’s publicist, Lewis Kay, told the newspaper in an email on Tuesday that “Louis is not going to answer any questions." Et has also reached out to the comedian.

In light of the report, here is an extensive timeline detailing all the instances when the five-time Emmy winner
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Louis C.K. Admits Sexual Misconduct Allegations 'Are True': 'I Took Advantage of the Fact That I Was Widely Admired'

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Louis C.K. Admits Sexual Misconduct Allegations 'Are True': 'I Took Advantage of the Fact That I Was Widely Admired'
Louis C.K. has broken his silence in the wake of multiple sexual misconduct allegations that have been made against him, admitting that all of them “are true.”

In a statement obtained by EW, C.K. addressed the allegations made against him on Thursday in a New York Times article, in which five women detailed their own experiences with C.K., including him masturbating in front of them.

Read his full statement below.
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Louis C.K. Defended Masturbation in a 2011 Episode of Louie: 'Nobody Gets Hurt'

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Louis C.K. Defended Masturbation in a 2011 Episode of Louie: 'Nobody Gets Hurt'
After five women accused Louis C.K. of sexual misconduct in a New York Times story published Thursday, a clip about masturbation from the comedian’s show Louie has begun to recirculate online.

In the Times report, comedians Dana Min Goodman and Julia Wolov alleged that while with C.K., 50, in his hotel room after their show at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in 2002, he “proceeded to take all of his clothes off, and get completely naked, and started masturbating.”

Comedian Rebecca Corry alleged that C.K. “asked if we could go to my dressing room so he could masturbate
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Chloë Grace Moretz Will No Longer Promote Louis C.K. Film: 'I Do Not Condone Sexual Misconduct'

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Chloë Grace Moretz Will No Longer Promote Louis C.K. Film: 'I Do Not Condone Sexual Misconduct'
Chloë Grace Moretz is distancing herself from her upcoming film, I Love You, Daddy, in which she co-stars with Louis C.K., who also directed and wrote the comedy.

Following new allegations of sexual misconduct brought against C.K., Moretz released a statement saying she decided two weeks ago to pull out of promoting the film “after becoming aware of potential allegations against Louis C.K.

“I was as appalled as everyone to read the allegations made in the New York Times,” she told the Los Angeles Times. “I do not condone sexual misconduct and, in light of the allegations, will not be promoting the movie further.
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'This Is Inexcusable': Stars React to Louis C.K. Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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'This Is Inexcusable': Stars React to Louis C.K. Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Members of Hollywood are using social media to voice their outrage about the sexual misconduct allegations brought against Louis C.K.

In a New York Times article published Thursday, five women accused the actor and comedian of sexual misconduct, including masturbating in front of them. C.K.’s publicist told the Times his client would not comment on the accusations.

“F—— disgusting predatory creeps. I hope they’re all terrified,” Busy Philipps tweeted.

Fucking disgusting predatory creeps. I️ hope they’re all terrified.

Busy Philipps (@BusyPhilipps) November 9, 2017

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“Gentlemen, comedy is often inappropriate,” wrote Jason Alexander.
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Louis C.K. Film Release Under 'Careful Consideration' After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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Louis C.K. Film Release Under 'Careful Consideration' After Sexual Misconduct Allegations
The release of Louis C.K.‘s new film I Love You, Daddy is under “careful consideration” by its distributor following the recent allegations of sexual misconduct levied against the comedian.

“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,” a spokesperson for The Orchard, the film’s distributor, said in a statement Thursday.

“There is never a place for the behavior detailed in these allegations. As a result, we are giving careful consideration to the timing and release of the film and continuing to review the situation,
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Louis C.K. Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Five Women

Louis C.K. Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Five Women
Update: HBO has dropped Louis C.K. from its Night of too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs comedy benefit, The New York Times reports. The network announced on Thursday night that Louis C.K. would "no longer be participating" in the event, which is scheduled to air on November 18th, following allegations of sexual misconduct that the newspaper reported earlier in the day.

Additionally, FX, which airs the comedian's Louie series said it was "very troubled" by the allegations and told The New York Times that the network was reviewing
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Louis C.K. Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 5 Women, Including Masturbating in Front of Comedians

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Louis C.K. Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 5 Women, Including Masturbating in Front of Comedians
Louis C.K. has been accused of sexual misconduct by five women in a New York Times article.

Comedians Dana Min Goodman and Julia Wolov allege that while with C.K., 50, in his hotel room after their show at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in 2002, he “proceeded to take all of his clothes off, and get completely naked, and started masturbating.”

Comedian Rebecca Corry alleges that C.K. “asked if we could go to my dressing room so he could masturbate in front of me” while filming a TV pilot in 2005, and writer Abby Schachner alleges she heard him masturbating
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Louis C.K. Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Five Women, Reportedly Asked to Masturbate in Front of Them

Louis C.K. Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Five Women, Reportedly Asked to Masturbate in Front of Them
Louis C.K. has been accused of sexual misconduct by five women in a new report published by The New York Times. The women include Chicago comedy duo Dana Min Goodman and Julia Wolov, Abby Schachner, Rebecca Corry, and an anonymous woman. Goodman and Julia Wolov told The Times they met C.K. during a performance at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, during which C.K. invited them to hang out at his hotel room. It was here where the women say C.K. asked if he could take out his penis.

“He proceeded to take all of his clothes off, and get completely naked, and started masturbating,” Goodman said.

Corry was working as a producer on a 2005 television pilot in which C.K was appearing as a guest star. She says the comedian approached her and asked if he could masturbate in front of her.

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Louis C.K. Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Five Women, Reportedly Asked to Masturbate in Front of Them

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Louis C.K. Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Five Women, Reportedly Asked to Masturbate in Front of Them
Louis C.K. has been accused of sexual misconduct by five women in a new report published by The New York Times. The women include Chicago comedy duo Dana Min Goodman and Julia Wolov, Abby Schachner, Rebecca Corry, and an anonymous woman. Goodman and Julia Wolov told The Times they met C.K. during a performance at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, during which C.K. invited them to hang out at his hotel room. It was here where the women say C.K. asked if he could take out his penis.

“He proceeded to take all of his clothes off, and get completely naked, and started masturbating,” Goodman said.

Corry was working as a producer on a 2005 television pilot in which C.K was appearing as a guest star. She says the comedian approached her and asked if he could masturbate in front of her.

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Louis C.K. Accused of Masturbating in Front of Multiple Women in N.Y. Times Exposé

Louis C.K. Accused of Masturbating in Front of Multiple Women in N.Y. Times Exposé
Louis C.K. has been accused of sexual misconduct by five women in a report by The New York Times.

The exposé, published Thursday, alleges the comedian exposed himself and masturbated in front of two female comedians in 2002, masturbated while speaking to a female comedian over the phone in 2003 and asked to masturbate in front of another comedian, who declined, in 2005. A fourth woman, identified only as a production employee on HBO's The Chris Rock Show, said C.K. masturbated in front of her as well.

The article was written by investigative reporter Jodi Kanter, the co-author of the...
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Louis C.K. Accused of Masturbating in Front of Multiple Women in N.Y. Times Exposé

Louis C.K. has been accused of sexual misconduct by five women in a report by The New York Times.

The exposé, published Thursday, alleges the comedian exposed himself and masturbated in front of two female comedians in 2002, masturbated while speaking to a female comedian over the phone in 2003 and asked to masturbate in front of another comedian, who declined, in 2005. A fourth woman, identified only as a production employee on HBO's The Chris Rock Show, said C.K. masturbated in front of her as well.

The article was written by investigative reporter Jodi Kanter, the co-author of the...
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Wanda Sykes To Be Honored By Point Foundation

Comedian, actress, and writer Wanda Sykes, a perennial audience favorite for keeping the laughter coming in her stage, TV and film roles, will receive the Point Legend Award at the annual Point Honors Los Angeles gala, October 7th at The Beverly Hilton Hotel.

The award recognizes an individual who has achieved greatness in their professional career and unapologetically supported the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (Lgbtq) community. Point Foundation is the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for Lgbtq students of merit.

Sykes can currently be seen on ABC’S “Blackish,” a role that earned her a nomination for a 2017 Primetime Emmy Award. Her work on “The Chris Rock Show” was recognized with an Emmy for Outstanding Writing, and she received three more Emmys for her work on Inside the NFL. Sykes’ 2009 HBO comedy special “I’ma be Me” was also nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Variety,
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‘I Love You Daddy’ Writer-Director Louis C.K. On His Unique Approach To Creating & Distributing Content – Toronto

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‘I Love You Daddy’ Writer-Director Louis C.K. On His Unique Approach To Creating & Distributing Content – Toronto
One of the most defining, ubiquitous comedic voices of the last decade—hitting the stratosphere of stand-up stardom and creating hit series including Louie and Horace And PeteLouis C.K. is as much a filmmaker as anything else. Writing on series including The Chris Rock Show and Saturday Night Live before breaking out in a big way on his own, C.K.'s first shorts date back to the early 1990s, with his first feature, Tomorrow Night, going mostly unseen until C.K. brought it…
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Pamela Adlon on 'Better Things,' Single Mom Guilt and Feeling 'Like a Dude'

Pamela Adlon on 'Better Things,' Single Mom Guilt and Feeling 'Like a Dude'
"You want a glass of Burgundy?" Pamela Adlon asks, encouragingly, as she sits down in a ritzy Beverly Hills restaurant. The multi-hyphenate force behind FX's Better Things then gestures to her full face of makeup, which has been professionally applied for a photo shoot: "By the way, this is not me." She catches a glimpse of her smoky eyes in a nearby mirror, she yanks out a few fake lashes. When the beverages arrive in giant goblets that make the pours look a little stingy, she offers a polite thanks.
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Emmy episode analysis: Wanda Sykes confronts Donald Trump election in ‘Black-ish’

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Emmy episode analysis: Wanda Sykes confronts Donald Trump election in ‘Black-ish’
Wanda Sykes received her eighth career Emmy nomination this year, for her recurring role on ABC’s “Black-ish.” Oddly enough, it’s the comedienne’s first bid for acting. She won for writing “The Chris Rock Show” in 1999 and also competed for Variety Writing for that series in 1998, 2000, and 2001. Additionally, she was up for Variety […]
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Louis C.K. and Kate McKinnon Lose it When C.K. Fails Polish Accent

To call Louis C.K. just a stand up comedian would be an insult to a career that has spanned over 30 years. He’s a multi-talented performer with incredible success as a writer, producer, actor, and director of some of the most hilarious and influential shows that include not only his own show Louis but countless others like The Chris Rock Show, David Letterman, The Dana Carvey Show, and much much more. While Louis C.K. went all in with his “White privilege” opening monologue it was one of his less fine moments that got the biggest laugh of the night. As

Louis C.K. and Kate McKinnon Lose it When C.K. Fails Polish Accent
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Chris Rock Will Return to Stand-Up With 2 Comedy Specials For Netflix

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Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, is bringing its members two brand new comedy specials from one of the funniest and most influential comedians of all time: the one and only Chris Rock. Marking the multiple Emmy Award-winning comedian’s return to stand-up after an eight-year absence, Rock will tape two all-new specials that will debut on Netflix around the world. The first show will tape in 2017, following a new world tour being planned now.

Ted Sarandos, Netflix Chief Content Officer said:

"Chris Rock is a beloved actor and director, and his remarkable stand-up makes him comic royalty. There is no one like him, and Netflix offers the global platform and creative freedom that will serve as a perfect home for someone with his incredible talent.”

Rock added:

“I'm very excited to be working with Ted and Lisa and all the good people at Netflix. I can't wait to get back on stage.
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