Adult Swim has severed ties with “Rick and Morty” co-creator Justin Roiland after he was charged with domestic violence.
Earlier this month newly publicized court records revealed that Roiland was being prosecuted by the Orange County District Attorney’s office due to an incident with a Jane Doe that occurred in January 2020 — a criminal complaint was filed several months later, in May. Roiland has been charged with two felonies: one count of domestic battery with corporal injury and one account of false imprisonment by menace, violence, fraud, and or deceit.
“Adult Swim has ended its association with Justin Roiland,” Adult Swim/Cartoon Network/Boomerang Senior Vice President of Communications Mairie Moore said in a statement on Tuesday.
“Rick and Morty” is a sci-fi animated sitcom that debuted on Cartoon