The "Workaholics" episode featuring Chris D'Elia has been removed from streaming services.
The Workaholics episode featuring comedian Chris D'Elia has been removed from Hulu, a Comedy Central spokesperson has confirmed to Variety. D’Elia’s 2013 comedy special, “White Male. Black Comic," has also been removed from streaming platforms.
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D'Elia was accused of sexual misconduct by several women on Twitter who were underages during D'Elia's encounters with them. D'Elia has denied the accusations made against him. but also apologized: “I know I have said and done things that might have offended people during my career, but I have never knowingly pursued any underage women at any point. All of my relationships have been both legal and consensual and I have never met or exchanged any inappropriate photos with the people who have tweeted about me. That being said, I really am truly sorry. I was a dumb guy who ABSOLUTELY let myself get caught up in my lifestyle. That’s MY fault. I own it. I’ve been reflecting on this for some time now and I promise I will continue to do better,” he told TMZ.
D'Elia's former Whitney costar, Whitney Cummings, released a statement regarding his actions writing “It’s taken me a couple days to process the information I have learned about Chris. I’m devastated and enraged by what I’ve read and learned. This is a pattern of predatory behavior. This abuse of power is enabled by silence. Now that I’m aware, I won’t be silent. Girls should be able to be a fan of a comedian they admire without being a sexual target. It’s the adult’s responsibility to be an adult.”