HBO cuts ties with Louis CK post misconduct claims

ANI | Updated: Nov 10, 2017 10:48 IST

HBO cuts ties with Louis CK post misconduct claims .

Washington DC [USA], Nov 10 (ANI): One less star in HBO's 'Night of Too Many Stars .'

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the premium cable network is dropping Louis C .K . from its upcoming autism special after the 50-year-old comedian was accused of sexual misconduct by five different women .

In a New York Times expose, they claimed that the 'Louie' star either masturbated in front of them or sought their permission to do so .

Moreover, HBO is also pulling his previous standup specials from its on-demand services .

Jon Stewart is hosting 'Night of Too Many Stars,' which will include stand-up performances, sketches and short films .

Other appearances will be made by Stephen Colbert, Abbi Jacobson, Jordan Klepper, Hasan Minhaj, John Mulaney, Olivia Munn, John Oliver and Adam Sandler .

Earlier today, the New York premiere of C .K .'s new film 'I Love You, Daddy' was scrapped .

The comedian's planned appearance on 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert' has also been nixed, with William H . Macy taking his place on the show .

The release date for 'I Love You, Daddy,' originally set for a November 17 release via The Orchard, is now in limbo as the distributor said today it was under "review" following the allegations . (ANI)