Aziz Ansari is “doing nice” following sexual misconduct allegations made towards him, in response to his former Parks And Recreation co-star Adam Scott.
In January, a 23-year-old Brooklyn photographer accused Ansari, 35, of sexual behaviour that she categorized as assault.
Writing underneath the pseudonym “Grace,” in a story revealed on Babe.internet, she stated that after assembly Ansari at an Emmy Awards afterparty in 2017, they went on a date, which she referred to as “the worst of (her) life.”
The author and comic stepped out of the general public eye after the allegations had been made public, and Large Little Lies star Scott gave an replace on his buddy as he spoke to Vulture on Friday.
“I’ll say this: Aziz is doing nice. He’s an ideal, beautiful man,” Scott stated.
Scott, who portrayed Ben Wyatt, and Ansari, who performed Tom Haverford, starred alongside Amy Poehler on the NBC comedy collectively from 2010 till 2015.
In an announcement given to Individuals in January, Ansari responded to the allegation, explaining that he and the lady engaged “in sexual exercise, which by all indications was fully consensual.”
“The following day, I obtained a textual content from her saying that though ‘it might have appeared okay,’ upon additional reflection, she felt uncomfortable. It was true that every little thing did appear okay to me, so once I heard that it was not the case for her, I used to be shocked and anxious. I took her phrases to coronary heart and responded privately after taking the time to course of what she had stated,” he continued.
Grace alleged Ansari behaved coercively and that a number of sexual acts occurred in the course of the date although she was “bodily giving off cues that (she) wasn’t .”
She stated she determined to return ahead after she noticed Ansari supporting the Time’s Up motion on the Golden Globe Awards in January, the place he gained finest comedy actor in a TV sequence for Grasp of None.