Chris D'Elia, TikTok Star
The comedian, alleged to have groomed teens on social media, recently pivoted to short-form video.
CW: Sexual abuse, predatory behavior, grooming. Chris D’Elia, the comedian accused of pursuing sexual encounters with underage girls, is on TikTok, the app for teens. After posting on the video-sharing service four times between July 2019 and June 2020, when the allegations against him surfaced, D’Elia started posting regularly this past March, the same month he resumed podcasting. A quick refresher. Last June D'Elia was accused by numerous women on Twitter of conduct ranging from solicitation of nudes to sexual assault. In many cases the women were allegedly underage when the conduct occurred. In a statement to TMZ, D'Elia said he "never knowingly pursued any underage women," but that he did "get caught up in my lifestyle." In July, Netflix axed a prank show it was producing with D’Eli
Jun 22 2021
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