Louis CK couldn’t escape a recent series of questions when he sat down with The New York Times in Toronto recently. The veteran stand-up comedian has found himself defending his name as several accusations have come up about his conduct towards women.
CK’s former associate Tig Notaro has even went on to address the matter by saying that he should handle immediately. For CK, he hopes people stop talking about it because they’re just rumors.
Unsubstantiated internet rumors of sexual misconduct with female comics gained steam last month when the comic Tig Notaro told The Daily Beast that he should “handle” the rumors. “I Love You, Daddy” tackles similar rumormongering; however, like the auteur in the film, Louis C.K. at first dodged when asked about them. “I’m not going to answer to that stuff, because they’re rumors,” Louis C.K. said during the Toronto interview, as he told Vulture last year. But he added on Sunday, “If you actually participate in a rumor, you make it bigger and you make it real.” So it’s not real? “No.” he responded. “They’re rumors, that’s all that is.”