A rising record of ladies are accusing comic and actor Chris D’Elia, 40, of sexual harassment and misconduct on-line, together with accusations that he solicited sexually specific photographs from minors. D’Elia not too long ago appeared in Season 2 of the Netflix collection You as a comic who’s secretly a pedophile, and that position has prompted ladies to come back ahead with claims that the storyline is loads nearer to actuality than folks notice.
On June 16, a girl on Twitter named Simone Rossi began a thread about D’Elia’s position on You when she wrote: “I nonetheless can’t imagine netflix forged chris d’elia because the pedophile in season two of ‘you’ just like the literal IRONY.”
first dialog i ever had with him. pic.twitter.com/zf8BrFSzgC
— simoné (@girlpowertbh) June 17, 2020
Within the thread, Rossi posted screenshots of alleged DM conversations between her and D’Elia that befell when she was 16 years outdated. A few of the alleged communication confirmed the comic asking Rossi to fulfill up after his stand-up performances and asking for photographs.
“For the longest time i believed it was embarrassing for ME that i used to be interacting with this older man,” Rossi tweeted, “however he was the one who DM’d me on twitter and was the one who was twice my age and was the one which used the ability imbalance between us to his benefit so f*ck chris d’elia.”
In one other tweet, Rossi claimed that D’Elia – who was in his 30s on the time of the alleged messages – knew she was nonetheless in highschool as a result of her Instagram was lined in “highschool soccer video games and spirit days.”
After Rossi made her claims, extra ladies began talking up about their alleged on-line interactions with D’Elia. In some circumstances, the ladies claimed to be underage on the time of the communication.
https://t.co/wdAOm1iQyj for all of the “however did he KNOW they have been underage” feedback https://t.co/dOJi9bfFAR
— SheRatesDogs (@SheRatesDogs) June 17, 2020
One other girl, @michaelacoletta, tweeted that D’Elia solicited nude photographs from her when she was 17 years outdated and continuously messaged her when he was in Vancouver. She claimed that the comic would ask her to come back backstage at his reveals, and she or he isn’t stunned that a number of ladies are coming ahead with the very same story.
“It’s a identified reality he’s a f*cking perv and he performs these roles completely when performing lmao,” tweeted @michaelacoletta.
The @SheRatesDogs Twitter account additionally posted allegations in opposition to Chris D’Elia from a number of nameless ladies. The account shared quite a few screenshots of various conversations, with one claiming that it occurred when she was simply 14 years outdated and in center faculty. One other claimed D’Elia used nude photographs of an 18-year-old girl to try to blackmail her.