Justin Roiland has resigned from Squnch Games following domestic abuse allegations.
High On Life’s Twitter account released a statement yesterday, revealing that the studio received Roiland’s resignation on Jan. 16. Squanch said that they will “continue to develop games that don’t work for the future.” We know fans will love it while continuing to support and improve High On Life.”
This statement was made just a few hours after it was officially announced Rick and Morty The Twitter account posted a statement revealing that Adult Swim has terminated its association with Roiland. However, Rick and Morty will continue and the current talent and crew are currently working on Season 7.
The main characters of the show will be re-enacted as Roiland voices both of them.
All of this comes after it was reported on January 12 that Roiland had been charged with domestic violence in Orange County, California, in connection with an alleged incident in 2020. As reported by Hollywood Reporter, a May 2020 felony complaint found that Roiland was charged with one count of domestic assault causing bodily injury and one count of false imprisonment due to intimidation, violence, fraud or deception lie. The complaint states that these allegations come from Jane Doe “who is in a dating relationship with the defendant.”
Roiland pleaded not guilty and was released on $50,000 bond in August 2020. During a pre-trial hearing earlier this month, Roiland’s attorney said Roiland heard the offer. plead guilty, but do not know other details related to it or whether Roiland will admit it. disclosure.