‘Rick and Morty’ creator awaits trial for home violence11 hours in the past
Justin Roiland, who created the animated collection Rick and Morty and supplies the voices of the 2 title characters, is awaiting trial on fees of felony home violence towards a former girlfriend.
A prison criticism obtained Thursday from The Related Press from prosecutors in Orange County, Calif., charged Roiland, 42, with corporal harm and false imprisonment by menace, fraud, violence or deceit towards the girl, 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 of 2020 and Roiland was charged in Could of that yr, however the fees apparently went unnoticed by media shops till NBC Information reported them Thursday, when a pre-trial listening to was held within the case.
Emails in search of remark from Roiland’s legal professional and representatives for Cartoon Community, which airs Rick and Morty, weren’t instantly 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 a part of its Grownup Swim nighttime programming block, and has been renewed for a seventh.