How much money could Louis C.K. lose amid sexual misconduct allegations?

Friday, 10 November 2017, 05:13:13 AM. In 2013, he was one of the top-earners in comedy.
Share Culture Louis C.K. was one of the top-earning comedians of 2013, but his wealth could change after a bombshell Thursday report by the New York Times. He long “joked” about masturbating as part of his act, but five alleged victims have gone on the record accusing Louis C.K. of exposing himself. According to Forbes, Louis C.K. had an estimated net worth of $16 million in 2013. He was listed as the fifth top-earner, coming behind comedians like Jeff Dunham, Russell Peters, Terry Fator and Jerry Seinfeld. Louis C.K. refused to respond when the Times asked him for a statement on Tuesday. “Louis is not going to answer any questions,” his publicist, Lewis Kay, told the publication in an email. Keep up with this story and more by subscribing now Before the on-the-record allegations were published, Louis C.K. canceled the Thursday premiere of his new movie, I Love You, Daddy. He also canceled his scheduled appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. It’s unclear what potential gigs Louis C.K. stands to lose after the allegations, though having premieres and appearances canceled before the Times article dropped is arguably not a good sign. Comedian Louis C.K., pictured June 21, 2010 in New York, did not respond after he was accused of sexual misconduct by five other women. Getty Images Comedians like Rosie O’Donnell took to Twitter to slam Louis C.K. “Wow I guess nothing will ever surprise me again regarding men,” she tweeted. But some people, especially on...Read more
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