Louis CK Returned to the Stage Last Night and Twitter Is Angry

Louis CK Returned to the Stage Last Night and Twitter Is Angry

Louis CK Returned to the Stage Last Night and Twitter Is Angry

Twitter user Seth Simons shared a list of Comedy Cellar performers and said comedians performing at the famous NY comedy spot had the "power to make it clear that Louis CK's return is not acceptable". "It sounded just like he was trying to work out some new material", said Dworman.

Comedian Louis CK received an ovation when he returned to the stage for the first time since admitting to sexual misconduct against several female comedians, but his return to stage has caused a furore on social media and within the showbiz industry.

And so, after what were undoubtedly the world's most introspective ten months, Louis C.K. made a decision to surprise a possibly unwilling audience by claiming the stage in front of them, forcing them to watch him perform.

Last year, five women publicly accused the comedian of sexual misconduct, including masturbating in front of them without their consent.

As a result, Louis lost his production deal with FX and canceled the release of "I Love You, Daddy", which he wrote, directed and starred in.

"Comedy writer and TV producer Owen Ellickson claimed that C.K. hadn't actually made amends for how deeply his offenses allegedly went within the comedy community, tweeting, "... he HASN'T acknowledged the fifteen years he & his team spent lying, story-killing and (in at least one case) intimidating".

"I understand that some people will be upset with me. Which is nothing compared to the task I left them with". I care about my customers very much [But] there can't be a permanent life sentence on someone who does something wrong'. The crowd felt similarly: the audience reportedly gave Louis C.K. a huge round of applause before he even began his set, and they laughed warmly at all of his jokes. But he chose to just rip the Band-Aid off'.

Others were a little more explicit in their feelings of what C.K.'s return means to the #MeToo movement. He says he performed "typical Louis C.K. stuff". "I believe people can grow and change, but this urgency to bring him (and others) back so soon just sends such a bad message".

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