Rick and Morty Co-creator Justin Roiland has been acquitted of domestic violence charges. for every diverseCharges were dropped due to “lack of evidence”.
“We dismissed the charges today as a result of there being insufficient evidence to prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt,” Kimberly Eds, a spokeswoman for the Orange County District Attorney’s office, said in a statement.
Roland hastened to it Social media for blowing out the “outrageous lies” she allegedly reported on him and blaming a “stressed ex” for the situation. “I am grateful that this case was dismissed, but at the same time, I remain deeply shocked by the horrific lies that have been reported about me during this process,” he wrote. “Most of all, I am disappointed that so many people have been so quick to pass judgment without knowing the facts, based solely on the word of an embittered ex trying to bypass the legal process and undo me.”
News broke in January that Roiland had been charged with felony domestic violence and false imprisonment in connection with the 2020 incident. A few weeks later, Adult Swim severed ties with him and announced that his voice roles for Rick and Morty would be recast. Hulu followed suit one day later, dropping Roiland from its series Solar opposites And koala man.
Justin Roiland March 22, 2023