Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland awaits trial for home violence in opposition to ex-girlfriend

Justin Roiland, who co-created the animated collection Rick and Morty and gives the voices of the two title characters, is awaiting trial on expenses of felony home violence in opposition to a former girlfriend.

A prison criticism obtained Thursday by The associated Press from prosecutors in Orange County, Calif., charged Roiland, forty two, with corporal harm and false imprisonment by menace, fraud, violence or deceit in opposition to the lady, who he was dwelling with on the time. the lady was not recognized in courtroom paperwork.

Roiland has pleaded not responsible.

The incident occurred in January 2020 and Roiland was charged in might of that 12 months, nonetheless the expenses apparently went unnoticed by media shops till NBC information reported them Thursday, when a pre-trial listening to was held inside the case.

Emails looking for remark from Roiland’s legal professional and representatives for Cartoon community, which airs Rick and Morty, weren’t immediately returned. Roiland is about to return to courtroom in April. A trial date has not been set.

Roiland and Dan Harmon created the animated sci-fi sitcom a few mad scientist and his grandson, each voiced by Roiland. It has aired for six seasons on Cartoon community as an component of its grownup Swim nighttime programming block, and has been renewed for a seventh.


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