Rick And Morty Creator Faces Domestic Violence Charges

Justin Roiland attends the 2017 Game Awards.

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Series creator Justin Roiland Rick and Morty and recently published Life High The game is accused of inflicting domestic violence on his ex-girlfriend.

NBC News He reported that he received Orange County Supreme Court records stating that a criminal complaint was filed against Roiland in May 2020 by the Orange County District Attorney. The complaint accuses Roiland of “one domestic assault involving bodily injury and one felony prison sentence through threats, violence, fraud and/or deception.” Roiland was arrested in August 2020 and released on a $50,000 bond, pleading not guilty on both charges in October of the same year.

According to NBC News The victim says the incident between him and Roiland occurred around January 19 of that year. In October 2020, a guard order was issued stating that Roiland could not harass, threaten, spy on or be within 100 feet of an unknown person protected under the order. The order also caused Roiland to relinquish ownership of all firearms owned or owned. The order lasts until October 2023. NBC NewsRoiland is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday for a pre-trial hearing.

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This news comes shortly after publication. Life Highis a first-person shooter game created by Roiland’s video game company Squanch Games. Despite the popularity of the game Game PassXbox’s Netflix-like game subscription service, the center of controversy as it uses an AI generator to create poster art and vocal performances. Before Life HighReleased on December 13, Roiland has launched two NFT projects in 2021 and 2022 called The Best I Can Do and Art Gobblers.

kotaku He reached out to Squanch Games and Roiland’s lawyer, but not receive a comment by the date of publication.



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