Comedian Louis C.K. the latest to be accused of sexual misconduct as scandals continue to ripple through the entertainment industry. Ben Gruber reports.
STORY: In the latest scandal to rock the entertainment industry, Louis C.K. has been accused by five women of sexual misconduct, according to a report published by the New York Times. According to the article, the Emmy award winning comedian masturbated in front of three of the women. Louis C.K's publicist Lewis Kay said in an email to Reuters that C.K. will issue a written statement "in the coming days." Reuters has been unable to independently confirm any of the allegations. The Times article goes on to report that C.K. had "dismissed stories of his alleged sexual misconduct as 'rumors,'" earlier in the year" at the Toronto film festival where he was promoting his latest film "I Love You, Daddy." The New York premiere for that film for was abruptly canceled before the Times' story was published on Thursday. Cable network FX, which C.K. has worked closely with on a number of projects, including the hit comedy sitcom "Louis", said in a statement that no allegations of sexual misconduct by Louis C.K. have been made to the network, adding, "That said, the matter is currently under review."