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Chris Hardwick is again to his frequently scheduled programming. After just a few weeks of scrutiny and backlash when his ex-partner, actress and mannequin Chloe Dykstra, accused him of sexually abusive and controlling habits over the course of their years-long relationship (accusations that Hardwick denied), it looks like the host is being welcomed again to all his soft community gigs. AMC
Hardwick shall be a visitor host on the August 7 episode of America’s Obtained Expertise, showing in a promo for the collection as lately as Tuesday evening, in accordance with
After preliminary reviews concerning the accusations in opposition to Hardwick broke, NBC informed retailers that it was investigating the claims. “These allegations about Chris Hardwick took us by surprise as we have had a positive working relationship with him,” the community stated. “Nonetheless, we take allegations of misconduct very critically. Manufacturing on The Wall doesn’t start till September, and within the meantime we’re persevering with to evaluate the state of affairs and can take acceptable motion primarily based on the result.”
AMC took the same tack, asserting that it was pausing its relationship with Hardwick till it may look into the allegations. The corporate labored with Ivy Kagan Bierman of the agency Loeb & Loeb for a “comprehensive assessment” of Hardwick’s habits, finally deciding to convey him again into the fold. Nerdist, in the meantime, the corporate that Hardwick co-founded,
Dykstra first made her allegations in opposition to Hardwick in a prolonged Medium essay. Although she didn’t use his identify, it grew to become clear she was referring to the comic and host when he issued a denial in direct response to her claims. Shortly after AMC reinstated Hardwick, Dykstra