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Leaked text messages surface as Adult Swim cuts ties with Rick and Morty creator

After Justin Roiland was charged with felony domestic assault, the cable network Adult Swim in the United States discontinued its ties with Roiland. Roiland is a co-creator of the cartoon sitcom Rick and Morty, which Adult Swim is responsible for producing.

Marie Moore, the Senior Vice President of Communications for Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, and Boomerang, issued a statement on January 24 in which she said: This news comes not long after Roiland’s allegedly disturbing conversations with a minor surfaced online from an account that has since been made private. Moore’s statement was part of a larger announcement that was made on January 24.

The popular adult animated sitcom Rick and Morty was co-created by Justin Roiland, who also serves as an executive producer on the show and provides his voice for both of the series’ main characters. Adult Swim is the network that airs the show. The show may be seen on Adult Swim, which is the channel that broadcasts it.
The investigation focused on the direct messages (DMs) that were said to belong to Justin Roiland.

ScreenGeek asserts that the screenshots were released on the internet following the filing of the felony domestic abuse charge against Justin Roiland in Orange County, California. The allegedly corrupted direct messages were made public for the very first time on January 15, just a few hours before the account was locked down and made private.