Two women claim in a recent Buzzfeed News statement that John Kricfalusi was persecuting her as a teenager, saying that she became his lifelong girlfriend when she was 16 years old.
John Kricfalusi, the creator of The Ren & Stimpy Show on Nickelodeon, is published by Buzzfeed News The sexual harassment in the workplace, the unlawful rape and possession of child pornography in a new Story Accused
In the report released on Thursday, two women, Robyn Byrd and Katie Rice, assert that Kricfalusi, an influential animator, also animated two sequences for The Simpsons and Art for Miley Cyrus & # 39; Bangerz created the tour, followed her as a teenager. In Byrd's case she became a living friend at the age of 1
Byrd claimed that Kricfalusi had a mentor-mentee relationship with her after she, an aspiring caricaturist, sent him a letter at the age of thirteen Kricfalusi visited her home in Arizona and flew her twice to Los Angeles at the age of 16. On the second visit Kricfalusi Byrd got an internship in his studio and started to live with her.
After graduating from high school at the age of 17, Byrd began living with him until she finally separated in 2000 and 2002, the approval in California, then and now, is 18.
Rice, an artist, said that Kricfalusi started beating and masturbating her while he was on the phone with her when she was a minor. At the age of 18, when Rice was offered and had accepted a job with Spumco, she said he had sexually molested her. Rice also claimed to have found child pornography on Kricfalusi's computer.
When he was reached by The Hollywood Reporter Nickelodeon had no comment. Kricfalusi was fired by the network in 1992 before alleged relationships with minors took place.
In response to the Buzzfeed story, Paramount Network, the station that was formerly Spike TV, led the Adult Party Cartoon a 2003 reboot of Ren & Stimpy said he received no complaints against Kricfalusi at the time. A spokesperson for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim said the same thing.
THR asked the representatives of Kricfalusi for a comment.