Comedian Chris D’Elia was sued on Tuesday for allegedly soliciting nude images from a 17-year-old woman.
According to the grievance, filed in federal court docket in Los Angeles, D’Elia sought and acquired greater than 100 specific pictures and movies from the woman over the course of a number of months.
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The swimsuit additionally says he had urged the woman to come back to one in every of his reveals, after which had intercourse along with her. While they had been having intercourse, in keeping with the swimsuit, he requested her age and she or he revealed that she was nonetheless in highschool. He responded that that was “hot,” the swimsuit states.
Afterward, the swimsuit alleges that D’Elia continued to stress her to ship specific images. The swimsuit additionally states that D’Elia would emotionally manipulate her, showering her with consideration when she complied, however threatening to chop her off if she refused.
The swimsuit accuses D’Elia of violating federal youngster pornography and youngster sexual exploitation statutes.
D’Elia was first accused of in search of specific images from youngsters final June, after he appeared within the second season of “You” on Netflix. On the present, he portrayed a comic who sexually abuses teenage ladies.
At the time, D’Elia mentioned he “never knowingly pursued any underage women at any point.” But he additionally apologized for something he might have accomplished to provide offense, saying he had let himself get caught up in his personal life-style.
Last month, he launched a YouTube video acknowledging that “I do have a problem.” He mentioned he was “doing the work” to be a greater function mannequin to his son, and had been in restoration.
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