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Adult Swim drops Justin Roiland from Rick & Morty after domestic violence charges

On Tuesday, the official Twitter account for animated comedy Rick and Morty posted tweeted that Grownup Swim had “ended its affiliation with Justin Roiland,” the present’s co-creator and first voice actor. The announcement comes 12 days after the information broke that Roiland had been charged (opens in new tab) with felony home violence and false imprisonment over an incident in early 2020.

After rising to prominence in comedy and animation with Rick and Morty, Roiland based gaming studio Squanch Video games, which launched Excessive on Life (opens in new tab) in December. Roiland served as CEO and likewise voiced Kenny, Excessive on Life’s speaking pistol.

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