Justin Roiland dropped from “Rick and Morty” by Adult Swim following domestic violence charges

Grownup Swim has lower ties with Justin Roiland, the co-creator of the popular animated sequence “Rick and Morty,” right after he was charged with domestic violence before this thirty day period.

Adult Swim has “ended its affiliation” with Roiland, according to a statement shared on the show’s formal Twitter account and retweeted by the network.

 “‘Rick and Morty’ will continue,” the assertion included. “The talented and committed crew are tough at operate on Year 7.”

In addition to remaining the show’s co-creator, the 42-year-old Roiland also served as a writer and govt producer and voiced the show’s two title people, along with quite a few other small people throughout the show’s initial six seasons.

Roiland is awaiting trial on costs of felony domestic violence against a former girlfriend.

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FILE — Justin Roiland attends The Activity Awards at Microsoft Theater on Dec. 7, 2017, in Los Angeles, California.

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A criminal complaint acquired by The Linked Push previously this thirty day period from prosecutors in Orange County, California, billed Roiland with corporal injuries and untrue imprisonment by menace, fraud, violence or deceit from the female, who he was residing with at the time. The girl was not recognized in courtroom documents.

Roiland has pleaded not guilty.

The incident happened in January of 2020 and Roiland was charged in May well of that yr. A pre-demo listening to was held Jan. 12.

Roiland is established to return to court docket in April. A demo date has not been set.

Roiland established the animated sci-fi sitcom with Dan Harmon. It has aired because 2013. The two title people, a mad scientist and his grandson, are both of those voiced by Roiland. The collection received the Emmy Award for remarkable animated plan in 2018 and yet again 2020.