Comedy Central look at T. J. Miller’s show after allegations of sexual abuse.
Comedy Central announced Tuesday it was canceling of T. J. Miller’s “The Gorburger Show” following sexual assault allegations against the comedian.
The network immediately cancelled the show about an alien puppet following the exposé published by The Daily Beast on Tuesday, Variety reported.
Miller previously called “The Gorburger Show” his “passion project.”
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An anonymous woman came forward and told The Daily Beast that she and Miller, 36, had a consensual relationship in college, but recalled various moments of unwanted and violent encounters with the comedian. The prosecutor described the graphic details of the alleged attacks on The Daily Beast, including a time when Miller allegedly choked her and beat her.
“We started to fool around, and very early in, he put his hands around my throat and closed them, and I couldn’t breathe,” the prosecutor told the Daily Beast. “I was really terrified and completely surprised.”
HBO responded to the allegations stating: “There were no reports of sexual misconduct at T. J. Miller’s time working at HBO,” The Wrap reported.
Miller was a former cast member on HBO’s hit series “Silicon Valley.” The comedian left the show at the end of season five.
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Miller and his wife, Kate Gorney vehemently denied the accusations, stating the victim “began again to circulate rumors online once (my and Kate’s relationship became public. Unfortunately, she is now with the current climate bandwagon and start these false accusations again,” the couple wrote. “It is a pity that they choose this route as it undermines the important movement to have women feel safe to come forward about the legitimate claims against real known predators.”
T. J. Miller and his wife, Kate Gorney, rejected claims of sexual abuse charges against the comedian.
Miller joined the long list of famous men who are accused of sexual misconduct recently. A number of women, including famous actresses, have come forward to detail the sexual misconduct they may have experienced while working in Hollywood. The domino’s started to fall after the bomb detailed reports of the allegations against the disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein.
Fox News’ Morgan M. Evans contributed to this report.