Adult swimming announced . Tuesday that it has cut ties with Justin Roiland, star and co-creator of the . Animated comedy series “Rick and Morty,” as he faces serious domestic violence allegations.
The cable channel retweeted a statement from the official “Rick and Morty. Twitter account saying it intends to continue the show’s seventh season but that it has “ended . Its relationship with Justin Roiland.” Adult Swim confirmed the news in an emailed statement.
Roiland, who voices the title . Characters Rick and Morty, will be reinstated, said Mary Moore. Senior vice president of communications for Warner Bros. Discovery, which owns Adult Swim.
broke . The news that Roiland was charged with aggravated domestic violence in Orange County. California in connection with a 2020 incident.
Squanch Games, the video game company Roiland co-founded, announced on Twitter on . Tuesday that Roiland had resigned.
“On January 16, 2023, Squanch . Games received the resignation of Justin Roiland,” the company posted. The company also sent the statement to. todaystrendnews in response to an investigation into its relationship with Royland.
Roiland pleaded not guilty in 2020 and was in court for a pre-trial hearing on January 12. In a statement, one of his attorneys wrote that Roiland is innocent and expects the case to be dismissed.
Attorney T. “We look forward to. Clearing Justin’s name and helping him move forward as as possible. Edward Welborn wrote. Adult
Roiland, 42, was charged with one felony count of . Domestic battery with injury and one felony count of. False imprisonment by threat, violence, forgery and/or deception.
The criminal complaint states . The incident occurred on or about January 19, 2020, against a woman named Jane Doe. Who was dating Roiland at the time.
Details of the case, including police. Body camera video, police reports, abuse investigation reports. Medical reports and interview recordings, have been withheld from . The public under a protective order.
Affidavits supporting Roiland’s arrest are also sealed. Roiland was ordered at a pretrial hearing this month to attend an April 27 hearing.
“Rick and Morty” debuted in . December 2013 and became one of the most popular. Adult-oriented cartoons, spawning a billion-dollar media and merchandising franchise. The show’s sixth season premiered in September. And Cartoon Network ordered a seventh season as part of a long-term deal for 70 new episodes.