Netflix has canceled its second Louis C.K. standup special after sexual misconduct allegations

  • Netflix has confirmed that it will not be producing a previously planned standup special with comedian Louis C.K.
  • The cancellation follows accusations of sexual misconduct from five women against the comedian in a New York Times report.

Netflix has dropped Louis C.K.

Following accusations of sexual misconduct against the comedian in a New York Times report on Thursday, Netflix has confirmed to Business Insider that it will not be moving forward with a previously planned second stand-up special.

“The allegations made by several women in The New York Times about Louis C.K.’s behaviour are disturbing,” a Netflix spokesperson wrote to Business Insider on Friday morning. “Louis’s unprofessional and inappropriate behaviour with female colleagues has led us to decide not to produce a second stand up special, as had been planned.”

The decision from Netflix follows a series of consequences for C.K.

The Orchard, the distribution company that bought Louis C.K.’s film, “I Love You, Daddy,” canceled the theatrical release of the film, which was scheduled to open next weekend.

HBO removed all of Louis C.K.’s specials from its catalogue, and removed him from the line up of the “Night of Too Many Stars” on November 18.

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