‘Rick and Morty’ Star And Co-Creator Justin Roiland Dropped by Adult Swim Following Domestic Violence Charges
Adult Swim has severed ties with Justin Roiland, the co-creator and voice actor of the animated comedy series “Rick and Morty,” due to his felony domestic violence charges.
The cable channel stated that it plans to continue with the show’s seventh season, but has recast Roiland’s role.
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Roiland pleaded not guilty in 2020 one felony count of domestic battery with corporal injury and one felony count of false imprisonment by menace, violence, fraud and/or deceit.
The alleged incident happened around Jan. 19, 2020. The woman, identified in court papers only as Jane Doe, was reportedly dating Roiland at the time.
His attorney stated that they expect the case to be dismissed.