Justin Roiland under fire for DM scandal after domestic violence case dismissal
An Orange County court dismissed the domestic violence case of Justin Roiland on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, due to a lack of evidence. Through a tweet with a message attached, the 43-year-old informed his fans about the same. During an incident involving his girlfriend at the time, Roiland was arrested for domestic violence in 2020. According to his arrest report, he was arrested on two counts, one for domestic violence with bodily injury and another for false imprisonment by terror, violence, fraud, and deception. His bail was set at $50,000 when he was arrested in August 2020. In response to the charges, he pleaded not guilty. It was announced earlier this year that a trial would take place.
— Justin Roiland (@JustinRoiland) March 22, 2023
Photos of Justin Roiland allegedly dating teenagers emerged after the controversy. Several screenshots show the writer using abusive language and making problematic statements, such as asking the girl to engage in sexual slavery and start wh**ing. Internet users were not impressed with Roiland’s dismissal, and called him out for sending messages to minors privately. Following Justin Roiland’s updated tweet on the dismissal of the case, netizens questioned Roiland’s sense of justice. Many pointed out that the 43-year-old was wrong the rest of the time. According to them, the writer failed to take responsibility for his actions and was a “prick”.
That doesn’t send all creepy-ass DMs to underage girls.
So disappointed in you dude.
— Leroy Patterson (@HumanTackboard) March 22, 2023
As Domestic Violence Charges Drop Against Justin Roiland, DM Scandal Backs Up
Variety confirms that “Rick and Morty” creator Justin Roiland is free of domestic violence charges. District Attorney spokeswoman Kimberly Edds said: We dismissed the charges because there was insufficient evidence to prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt. As a result of the reduced charges, Roiland posted a statement on social media, thanking the government for dismissing the case. As a result of the terrible lies that have been reported about me, I am still deeply shaken. The judge scheduled Roiland for a pretrial hearing in January after he was charged with one felony count of domestic battery with criminal injury as well as one felony count of false imprisonment by threats, violence, fraud or deception. The charges against him were filed in 2020, and he pleaded not guilty. A second pre-trial hearing was scheduled for April 27. According to Roiland’s new statement, he always knew these claims were false – and never doubted that this day would come. However, I am still haunted by the terrible lies that have been reported about me during this process, although I am grateful that this case was dismissed. Despite knowing the facts, so many people were quick to judge without knowing the details, relying on an old fashioned word that wanted to avoid due process.
— Rick and Morty (@RickandMorty) January 24, 2023
The possibility that he succeeded is shameful, even to a small degree. As a result of the legal proceedings, I am committed to moving forward and restoring my reputation as well as my creative projects. In a statement to Variety, Roiland’s attorney, Welbourn, said, I commend the district attorney’s office for thoroughly reviewing the factual issues and dismissing Justin’s case. Justice has prevailed, and I am grateful for that. Because of the domestic violence charges, Adult Swim cut ties with Roiland in January. Adult Swim announced at the time that Roiland’s involvement with the network had ended. Roiland resigned from Squanch Games, the gaming company he co-founded in 2016. Some netizens called Justin Roiland out of his sense of justice after he received a tweet about the dismissal of the case. In addition to the mistake of the 43-year-old the other time, many said. Commentators asked the writer for favors for not being responsible for his actions. In one comment, a User suggested that the Rick and Morty voice actor was ignoring the “real reasons” for the initial backup and was focusing on the recent case dismissal. Some said he could have afforded better attorneys and dismissed his case because he had enough money. However, they said that did not prove his innocence.
Celebrities rebound from reduced dv fees all the time. They are messy and personal matters.
But they were a drop in the bucket next to everything else you did that came out immediately afterwards. Your “cancellation” was not about this. It was about everything else. wait out
— Justin (@YourMindAches) March 22, 2023
Ok I don’t care about the Justin Roiland stuff but when you have a chance to mention a better show and say Family Guy, it’s an unforgivable sin
— Lattolas (@lattolas) March 22, 2023
I have done this before!! I posted something that I knew wouldn’t be welcome but I had to do it for my ego and my sense of justice and then I logged out and pretended everyone was clapping and cheering me on when they all thought I was on edge. break down.
— Space Ghost (@spaceghost) March 22, 2023
Cool. So all those creepy private messages you sent were fake too? Including the ones for my own friends? They are all liars?
Is that the case?
— DrewMcWeeny (@DrewMcWeeny) March 22, 2023
Has anyone here ever had a wild DM chain that took people out of context 👀? Idrc or two, I just want to see what they will be like in the next season.
— Bulbacats (@Bulbacats) March 22, 2023