Comedian Chris D’Elia accused of soliciting youngster porn from 17-year-old woman

Embattled comic Chris D’Elia was accused of sexual exploitation and violation of kid pornography legal guidelines in a brand new civil lawsuit filed California federal court docket on Tuesday.

The accuser, who goes by Jane Doe within the submitting seen by Web page Six, claims that in 2014 — when she was 17 years previous — D’Elia linked together with her on social media. She claims that he knew she was underage, since he commented on one among her highschool “spirit day” images.

The lawsuit claims D’Elia, then 34, invited the accuser to one among his exhibits, which she and a pal attended in Connecticut. Nonetheless, earlier than the efficiency, he requested the accuser to return as much as his resort room however advised her pal to depart or else he wouldn’t open the door, the submitting states.

As soon as inside his resort room, D’Elia — who through a spokesperson denied the claims — “grabbed” the teenager’s hand and pleasured himself, in accordance with the lawsuit. Afterward, D’Elia allegedly instructed the plaintiff to undress herself whereas he watched after which had intercourse together with her even though she advised him “a number of” occasions that she was 17 and nonetheless in highschool.

The lawsuit claims D’Elia responded “sizzling” when advised she was a minor. (Connecticut regulation says the age of consent is 16.)

“Chris denies these allegations and can vigorously defend in opposition to them in court docket,” a spokesperson for D’Elia advised the Los Angeles Instances.

D’Elia then “constructed a manipulative, controlling, and abusive dynamic wherein he demanded Ms. Doe present him sexually specific photographs of herself over the web, directed her what particular sexual poses and acts she ought to carry out for him, and psychologically punished her when she refused,” the lawsuit alleges.

Over the course of six or seven months, the teenager reportedly despatched D’Elia greater than 100 sexually specific images and movies.

Their communication continued till Could 2015, the lawsuit says. Doe turned 18 on Jan. 31, 2015.

The lawsuit seeks damages to be assessed at trial.

Chris D'Elia
Chris D’Elia was accused of sexual misconduct from a number of girls over the summer time.
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The lawsuit comes after D’Elia was accused of sexual misconduct by a number of girls. D’Elia, now 40, denied the allegations and claimed his interactions have been all “consensual.”

His company, CAA, dropped him amid the claims.

D’Elia returned to social media in February to launch a prolonged video addressing the claims in opposition to him.

“I do know the way it appears to be like with all of the stuff that’s been mentioned,” D’Elia mentioned. “I do know it appears to be like unhealthy, and it doesn’t present the total scope of what occurred.”

He maintained that each one of his “relationships have been consensual and authorized,” however admitted “intercourse managed my life.”

“I’ve an issue … I have to do work on that.”