“Further” host A.J. Calloway was suspended Saturday after new allegations of sexual misconduct had been leveled towards him.
Warner Bros. Tv instructed The Hollywood Reporter in a press release that Calloway, who was arrested in June on a sexual assault cost that was later dropped, has been suspended as a number of girls have come ahead with new allegations.
“Upon turning into conscious of allegations of sexual misconduct towards A.J. Calloway, we started an inner overview to find out whether or not there had been any misconduct by Mr. Calloway on ‘Further’ and whether or not any worker of the present had been the sufferer of any such misconduct,” the assertion learn.
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The corporate went on to say that it had investigated prior accusations towards Calloway and located no suggestion of office misconduct.
“Up to now, we’ve discovered nothing to counsel that Mr. Calloway has ever engaged in office misconduct.”
Calloway, who has been with “Further” since 2005, was arrested in June following a 2006 incident the place a girl, Sil Lai Abrams, accused him of sexual assault. The case was later dismissed.
In January, a report from The Each day Beast revealed two new misconduct allegations by girls who requested to stay nameless. Neither allegation involved misconduct that befell at work.
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Nonetheless, subsequent accusations towards Calloway have come to mild, prompting his suspension.
“In mild of further allegations dropped at our consideration, we’re increasing our ongoing inquiries, and Mr. Calloway has been suspended pending additional overview. We take such allegations very critically and are dedicated to doing every thing we are able to to make sure a secure and inclusive office for all of our staff,” the dad or mum firm’s assertion learn.
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Calloway’s lawyer, Lisa E. Davis, stated her shopper vehemently denies ever assaulting anybody and appears ahead to clearing his title.
Davis stated that Calloway maintains that the allegations are unsubstantiated and false. “He vehemently denies that he ever assaulted anybody and appears ahead to clearing his title,” she stated.
The Related Press contributed to this report.