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Comedian Chris D’Elia Accused of Sexual Misconduct, Grooming Underage Girls

Comedian Chris D’Elia has been accused of sexually harassing and grooming a number of girls after they had been underage after a Twitter thread chronicling situations the place he tried to solicit nudes from or meet up with teenaged followers went viral on Tuesday evening.

A Twitter person named Simoné, who makes use of the deal with @girlpowertbh, revealed that D’Elia — who, paradoxically, performs a pedophile on Netflix’s You — reached out to her in 2014 when she was simply 16. “Imagine being 16 and being groomed by a stand-up comedian twice ur age and the only reason you never met up and never got physically m*lested was because u had just gotten a boyfriend ur own age,” she wrote.

“for the longest time i thought it was embarrassing for ME that i was interacting with this older man but he was the one who DM’d me on twitter and was the one who was twice my age and was the one that used the power imbalance between us to his advantage so f*** chris d’elia,” she added. With that, the floodgates had been open, and numerous tales about D’Elia’s alleged sexual misconduct started circulating on social media.

One lady wrote: “F*** you @chrisdelia. You solicited nudes from minors while u were in Vancouver and tried to f*** my friend when we were 16, and when i called u out on twitter you told her you’d ruin her life if i didn’t delete it. absolute pedophile scumbag.”

Comedian Emma Arnold claimed that D’Elia would present different male comics nudes he had obtained, and the Twitter account @SheRatesDogs compiled and tweeted out a sequence of nameless allegations about him. (You can learn these of their entirety here.)

A clip from D’Elia’s podcast during which he discusses teen women additionally was broadly circulated. “You ever see a fucking 14-year-old?” D’Elia asks within the clip. “She looks 30! I’ve never seen – there’s no such thing as a 14-year-old girl anymore. They go from, like, six to 25.”

D’Elia has not but responded to the allegations.

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picture :Comedian Chris D’Elia performs throughout his look at The Ice House Comedy Club on February 07, 2020 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Michael S. Schwartz/Getty Images)

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