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.
The Rick and Morty account’s tweet (opens in new tab) as we speak is the primary since January 10, shortly earlier than the home violence fees in opposition to Roiland had been made public. It is transient, however states that “Rick and Morty will proceed” with work on season seven ongoing. It makes no point out of who will exchange Roiland because the voice actor for Rick, Morty, and a spread of different characters.
Squanch Video games hasn’t posted on its social media channels since January 11, but it surely appears doubtless a press release on Roiland’s fees must come ultimately. Roiland voices numerous distinguished characters in Excessive On Life, a few of which take the type of handheld alien weapons that talk to you all through the sport.