MTV has suspended generation of Catfish: The Tv Present to look into a sexual misconduct allegation in opposition to the host, govt producer and arguably the star of the present Nev Schulman.
“We’re operating with Critical Articles, our third occasion generation organization, to perform a thorough investigation and we’ve place a pause on shooting till the investigation is finished,” an MTV spokesperson instructed BuzzFeed Information.
No information about the allegations has been launched. But the investigation will come just after Ayissha Morgan, who was on time 4 of the present, posted a YouTube video clip professing that a “main person” on the exhibit sexually harassed her for the duration of filming.
The just about 14-minute video clip was posted on May possibly 12 and points out the problem but never identify-drops who sexually harassed her. She prefaces the online video by expressing she is not looking for cash or awareness she just would like to make confident this doesn’t come about to any one else that goes on the show.
As a substitute of using Schulman and co-host Max Joseph’s authentic names she dubs them “Jack” and “John” and stresses that Jack is the “main particular person.” She says that Jack incessantly complimented her and asked her out on a day inside 20 minutes of conference her.
Jack even asked her if she’s a lesbian or if she’s bisexual. She advised him she’s a lesbian, but he continue to held harassing her and mentioned he does not consider she’s a lesbian. She said that through the lunch break he questioned about which lodge and area she was keeping at. When he located out she was staying at the similar resort as he, he asked her if she preferred to go to the jacuzzi later.
When Morgan and the crew had been at the airport flying to Houston that is when Schulman crossed the line. At the airport she stated Jack introduced up her sexuality all over again and said she just has not achieved the correct guy, which is why she’s a lesbian. He then claimed he experienced a huge penis and would “tear your ass up” to Morgan. She said that he retained declaring, ” I don’t sense like your a lesbian.”
This is not Schulman’s 1st run-in with assault. In college or university, he punched a woman regularly in the deal with. Schulman has nevertheless to comment on the allegations.