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MTV has suspended manufacturing on Catfish: The TV Show after host and govt producer Nev Schulman was accused of sexual misconduct.

A spokesperson for MTV instructed Global News in an announcement, “We take these allegations very seriously. We’re working with Critical Content, our third-party production company, to conduct a thorough investigation and we’ve put a pause on shooting until the investigation is completed.”

Catfish: The TV Show, now in its seventh season, started airing in 2012. In the present, Schulman investigates on-line relationships the place one particular person is usually not who they look like.

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The Daily Beast first reported the suspension on Thursday morning. “I have always been transparent about my life and would always take responsibility for my actions — but these claims are false,” Schulman instructed The Daily Beast in an announcement.

USA Today stories that the allegations got here to gentle in two YouTube movies uploaded earlier this week by Ayissha Morgan, who beforehand appeared on Catfish: The TV Show three years in the past.

In the movies, titled “The TRUTH about the show,” Morgan particulars her expertise, alleging “Jack (a name she gave to the show’s “main person”) requested her on a date a number of instances and made a number of inappropriate, sexual feedback. Morgan additionally accuses a manufacturing assistant named “Carol” of sexual misconduct throughout her time filming the present.

“The behaviour described in this video did not happen and I’m fortunate that there are a number of former colleagues who were present during this time period who are willing to speak up with the truth,” Schulman instructed USA Today in one other assertion. “I have always been transparent about my life and would always take responsibility for my actions — but these claims are false.”

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Schulman has not addressed the suspension of the present on his social media. Schulman and his spouse Laura Perlongo uploaded the most recent episode of Season 2 of their on-line breakup sequence We Need to Talktitled “Cheaters,” two weeks in the past.

Global News has reached out to Schulman for remark.

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