TBS has formally pulled the plug on Louis C.Okay.’s “Cops.”
The animated comedy had been given a 10-episode straight-to-series order in January 2017, however manufacturing was suspended in November after C.Okay. confessed to sexually harassing a number of ladies.
“Cops” would have adopted Al (Mel Brooks) and Lou (C.Okay.), two Los Angeles patrolmen attempting — and generally failing — to guard and serve.
C.Okay. admitted to masturbating in entrance of a number of ladies after an explosive New York Occasions article in November.
After his assertion, TBS additionally eliminated C.Okay. from his government producer function on 4 different exhibits, together with “Higher Issues” and “Baskets.”
Shortly earlier than Thanksgiving, the community laid off greater than 100 staffers from “Cops.”
“Welp. I suppose I can say this now: I used to be one of many stars of ‘The Cops’. There was going to be an animated trans character, voiced by a trans actress, on community tv. The implications of those actions go far,” Jen Richards tweeted.
“That announcement kinda took the ‘have a look at all these superb ladies’ wind out of my sails. I do know this is not about me, however I used to be actually excited to voice a cartoon character. To have a bada–, overtly trans character on community t.v. would have been superior. Oh properly. For the document, I’ll mourn my very own misplaced alternative for a second, however I will proceed to loudly have fun a whole sea change within the gendered energy dynamics of each nook of society. That is a lot greater than any one in every of us, and ultimately will profit everybody. I do know that.”