Actor Aziz Ansari responds to sexual misconduct allegations

Actor Aziz Ansari responds to sexual misconduct allegations

The allegation was published anonymously by the website, launched in 2016 to publish content the site describes "as spontaneous and savage" as the editors' group chats.

The woman had told Babe that her date with Ansari, 34, last September had been a "violating" and "painful night".

Ansari said in a statement Sunday that he apologized past year when she told him about her discomfort during a sexual encounter in his apartment he said he believed to be consensual. "We went out to dinner, and afterwards we ended up engaging in sexual activity, which by all indications was completely consensual", Ansari wrote in a statement obtained by CNN on Sunday.

The comedy actor told Babe magazine, which reported the woman's claims, that she got in touch the day after their date to say she had "felt uncomfortable". It was true that everything did seem okay to me, so when I heard that it was not the case for her, I was surprised and concerned. He had been "surprised and concerned" but "took her words to heart" and apologised after "taking time to process" them, he said. "It is necessary and long overdue".

The accuser contended that Ansari continued to bother her, and she eventually left his apartment in tears.

Ansari's statement reflects what he said in the text messages and speaks to a larger problem.

"The clinical detail in which the story is told is intended not to validate her account as much as it is to hurt and humiliate Ansari", Flanagan said. Ansari has responded to allegations of sexual misconduct by a woman he dated in 2017. She said she remembers feeling uncomfortable at how quickly things escalated.

According to her, both kissed several times at Ansari's apartment.

But he continued to press her to perform various sexual acts, she alleged. According to Grace, she ended giving him oral sex but didn't go any further.

At one point, the woman said she spent around five minutes in the bathroom to compose herself.

I talked to a girl who says she went on a date with @azizansari in an exclusive for @babedotnet. After a few more advances rebuffed non-verbally, Grace told Ansari, "No, I don't think I'm ready to do this, I really don't think I'm going to do this" and got an Uber home.

Banfield ended her segment by saying Ansari does not deserved to be "blackballed" from Hollywood over the accusations.

"I believe that I was taken advantage of by Aziz".

Aziz Ansari poses with the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy for "Master of None". "It was by far the worst experience with a man I've ever had", she added. "And that's why I confronted so many of my friends and listened to what they had to say, because I wanted validation that it was actually bad".



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