Rick and Morty Continues Production Despite Co-Creator’s Accusations of Gender Violence
Scott Roiland Accused of Domestic Battery, Forced to Cut Ties with Rick and Morty
Justin Roiland, co-creator of Rick and Morty, has been accused of a serious crime of gender violence. As a response, Adult Swim, the platform that broadcasts the show, confirmed in a statement that Season 7 of the show will go ahead, but without Roiland.
According to the indictment, Orange County court charged Roiland with one felony domestic battery with bodily harm. It is alleged that he punched a woman whom he was romantically involved with in 2020. The court has also claimed that he committed acts of fraud, violence, and deception against the alleged victim, requiring a 30-meter restraining order.
Roiland’s lawyer released a statement denying the accusation and emphasized his client’s innocence. They hope that the District Attorney’s office will complete the evaluation of the evidence and the charges will be dropped in order for Roiland to move on.
Rick and Morty is currently being broadcasted in Spain on HBO Max.
This article was written to inform readers of the recent news that Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland has been accused of domestic battery. An official statement from Adult Swim has been released, confirming the production of Season 7 of the show without Roiland. Furthermore, Roiland’s lawyer has issued a statement claiming that the charges against the alleged perpetrator will be dropped.